It’s been a little more than a year and a half since Jackson-based Intervest Corporation acquired the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street, with the intention to turn the facility into age-restricted apartment units.
Leon Waldoff grew up in in Hattiesburg, living here for 18 years before heading to college at Northwestern.
He and his family were part of a small Jewish community that had settled in Hattiesburg. Most of the Jewish families living here in the 1930s and 1940s were immigrants from Russia and Poland.
How many alligators does it take to acquire a giraffe or three? More on that later.
If you’ve driven down Hardy Street past the Hattiesburg Zoo in the past few months, you will probably have seen the large structure going up close to the road. When complete, it will be habitat for a new giraffe exhibit.
I was cleaning out my clothes closet the other day, frankly, so that when I die, someone else won’t have to do it, and I counted 127 T-shirts, some going back to the 1950s.
Hattiesburg Clinic’s Connections and Psychology & Counseling departments are holding the 16th Annual Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Related Concerns Conference Oct. 17-18, at Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.
As young Benedict Day School students stand surrounded by towering trees, they feel and hear the sounds of the forest all around them. Cool moss grows beneath their feet and chirping birds fly overhead in a vivid blue sky. An old jeep sits off to the left of the encampment they’ve discovered.
Oak Grove High School finished as the top Pine Belt high school in the state in this year’s Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. They were ranked No. 6 with an A rating and 790 points.
Lamar County is making it easier for travelers to obtain their passports to visit outside of the country, with the Lamar County Circuit Court recently becoming a Passport Acceptance Facility.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Forrest County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Forrest County Jail.
Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.
As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.
The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.
Community Bank is excited to announce its 12 Days of Christmas Campaign. This campaign will consist of CB offices across 12 of its markets collecting items for a local charity, serving and making a contribution to their chosen organization.
Southern Miss football’s regular season comes to a close on Saturday, but if the cards fall right, the season could be extended with a bowl game.
The Golden Eagles have a 5-5 overall record, 4-3 in Conference USA, and six total wins qualify for a bowl game. It doesn’t guarantee a bowl, but at least a team is eligible for one.
ELLISVILLE – The Jones College Bobcats and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs have a colorful history on the gridiron.
Thursday’s 16-13 victory by No. 13 Jones over No. 12 MGCCC before a large crowd at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field fit right in with the series tradition.