Lumberton advances to the second round of the playoffs with a 26-0 win over McAdams Friday... READ MORE
The Oak Grove Warriors took care of business Friday marking a five-game winning streak and a No. 2 seed in the playoffs.
Coach Drew Causey and his team enjoyed the win, but their focus is set for playoff time as the Warriors host Ocean Springs Friday night..
A recent encounter with a person bearing a negative label connected to his past, yet carried for the rest of his life, has sparked some reflection.
As a former probation officer of some 50 years ago, I had my first experiences around the burdens of having a criminal history.
In 1912, The Henry L Doherty Company, a leader in Hattiesburg industry at the time, promised that if the Commercial Club of Hattiesburg would select a slogan and design a sign for its display that it would manufacture, erect and maintain – without any cost to the city – a sign 42-feet in diameter with 1,142 lights, rising 50-feet above the Ross
Sometime in the next few weeks, a new resource center for Hattiesburg’s homeless will open in what used to be the Courtesy Ford dealership on West Pine Street in Hattiesburg.
There’s only two days left until City of Petal Fall Festival offers attendees double the fun with not one, but two big-name musical headliners: Confederate Railroad and Restless Heart.
The ninth annual festival will be held starting at 10 a.m. October 26 at Hinton Park, behind Petal Civic Center off South Main Street.
Lumberton officials are once again on the search for another leader for the Lumberton Police Department after Chief Adam Jones handed in his resignation this week, making him the fourth chief to leave the position in less than two years.
The stretch of Old Highway 11 between Richburg Road and Old Highway 24 will be closed at various times this weekend because of work to replace multiple culverts along the roadway.
Despite being disqualified from this year’s playoffs by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, the Presbyterian Christian School football team will see postseason action in a bowl game this week.
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.