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Zoo seeks accreditation

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

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.




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‘Saving Grace’

By BETH BUNCH,

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.



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PODCAST: A deep dive into Petal-Oak Grove, other playoff matchups

By CAMAL PETRO AND ANDREW ABADIE,

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew take a deep dive into Petal-Oak Grove game Friday night. In a debate style format, Camal argues for Petal and Andrew argues for Oak Grove, explaining why each team could win or lose in the second-round matchup.



Eddie Brescher named USM men's golf coach

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – Southern Miss Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert announced the hiring of Eddie Brescher as Men’s Golf coach Friday afternoon.

Brescher, most recently the Southern Miss interim Women’s Golf coach during the spring season, takes over for coach Jerry Weeks, who recently retired following 12 years at the helm of the program.


Mississippi By the Numbers

By KEITH BALL,

William Faulkner once said: “To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi.” The history of Mississippi makes it a fascinating place to try to understand. 

In the last year, Mississippi has celebrated its bicentennial, making now a great time to pause and reflect on the rich history of this great state.


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