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Education, education and education.
Western Stars is a dream come true for Springsteen
Springsteen is long overdue a majestic record. "Western Stars" is like that moment when you are about to watch a movie, and they move all the curtains to make the screen as large as possible.
The 2019 Dog Days 5K and 2-Mile Walk for Hub City Service Dogs is again jumping in with this year’s FestivalSouth events.
As part of FestivalSouth, the fifth annual Dog Days 5K event will be Saturday, June 15 at Kamper Park in Hattiesburg.
After a one-year hiatus, Larry Watkins hit the reset button.
The long-time Petal baseball coach was introduced as Sacred Heart’s new coach Tuesday after taking a year off from coaching. During that time off, Watkins said he has been reenergized.
In what Hattiesburg attorney Clark Hicks called “one of the largest verdicts that’s ever been awarded in Lamar County,” a jury this week awarded a man $1.5 million in a civil trial involving a Hub City auto dealership.
A Lamar County man who allegedly kidnapped a 6-year-old relative has been arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, and is waiting extradition back to his home county.
Former Hattiesburg High star Dexter Jordan took a gamble.
That gamble paid off last Wednesday as the Houston Astros selected Jordan in the 16th round of the MLB Draft.
“I don’t really have a feeling right now,” Jordan said moments after his selection. “I’m exited for myself.”
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Editor's note: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misemeanor 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.
Fourteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the inaugural HPSD Foundation Hall of Fame during a two-day event Oct. 4-5.
Inductees for the first-ever Hattiesburg Hall of Fame class come from the fields of business, politics, education, medicine, entertainment, journalism and sports.
Editor's note: Th 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.
The ribbon cutting for a unique addition to the Hattiesburg area designed for active seniors was be held Thursday at The Colony at Turtle Creek Crossing. An open house followed.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Lamar County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.
Letrelle Johnson is a senior defensive end/linebacker for the Hattiesburg Tigers who blocks onrushing defenders on extra-point kicks. The 6-foot, 245-pounder can push back as well as he can chase down quarterbacks or stand up running backs.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.