Friday night’s matchup in Petal was a battle of two of the state’s Top 10 teams as the No. 10 Panthers welcomed the No. 5 Brandon Bulldogs to town.
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.
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.
Politics in America can get really ugly and brutal. It reached a new level of ugliness and brutality when we began separating parents from their children for reasons related to the politics of immigration.
Downtown Hattiesburg’s 2019 Fall Art Walk is set from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Vendor and artist applications are now being accepted for consideration.
Sumrall experienced a tough road loss last Friday to Presbyterian Christian, but is looking to get things going against West Marion this week. The Bobcats are currently on a two-game losing and scoring streak bringing them to a 2-2 record for the season.
So far, Hattiesburg remains one of the only “progressive” cities in the state to not feature a high-end cigar lounge concept, lagging behind Starkville, Oxford, Tupelo and Ocean Springs in that aspect.
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.
Notes, quotes and an opinion or two while considering the fact that Ole Miss gave up 629 yards and 41 points to Southern Illinois and still won by 35 points...
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, it’s a Southern Miss heavy show.
First, Camal gives a quick breakdown of where area high school soccer teams stand in the region standings (8:20), then Camal and Andrew dive into multiple subjects regarding Southern Miss athletics.
Music, barbecue, pound cake and a boxing exhibition will be highlighted during the 14th annual Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival on Friday and Saturday in downtown Hattiesburg.
The festival begins at 6 p.m. Friday with live Blues in the Street at Mac’s Café at Fifth and Mobile streets.
For the second week in a row the MACJC's Pitcher of the Week hails from No. 8 Pearl River.