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PURVIS – Despite never holding a lead until the fourth quarter, the Purvis girls’ basketball team rallied for a 56-45 win over Sumrall in a pivotal district matchup on Monday night.
The ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ is returning to Hattiesburg February 14-15, 2020 for the 35th Annual Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo.
The Department of Campus Recreation at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the event at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.
The African American Military History Museum will be hosting a new exhibition - Shaping America: African American Women in the Armed Forces and Beyond.
The kickoff event is set for January 30 at 10:00 a.m., at the historic USO, located in the heart of the Sixth Street Museum District.
It's a New Year, and just because much of the Deep South experienced summer-like temperatures during the Christmas holidays doesn't mean we're gonna have an early spring. We may, but we may not, so we're not out of the woods yet. After all, January and February are often the two coldest months of the year in Mississippi.
George C. Boone, a third-generation owner and Vice-President of Hattiesburg’s C.L. Dews & Sons Foundry, died Jan. 6, 2020.
He was 73.
Boone was a founding member of the board of directors at the Forrest County Multi Purpose Building and a former board member of Forrest General Hospital.
Coach Quenton Loving and the North Forrest men’s basketball team are known for their success as of late. Coming off a state championship appearance a season ago, the Eagles look to pick up where they left off.
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.
Petal High School’s indoor percussion ensemble is preparing for what is sure to be an exciting and promising competition season in 2018.
Every year, Tonya McCullum stands to cut the ribbon signaling the start of the annual 6.5K Walk-A-Thon hosted by the Making Strides Foundation.
Standing is a part of daily life for most, and something that is overlooked as it is so commonplace.
Because a Hattiesburg police officer saw something out of the ordinary during what appeared to be a routine call and reported it to the appropriate resources, he may have saved the life of an 8-year-old.
The family of Terry and Gage West, the father and son that were killed in a 2017 wastewater lift station accident, has filed wrongful death complaints against the city of Petal.