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A Petal man was killed in a Thursday morning crash after colliding with a truck in downtown Petal.
James McCullum Jr., 58, was pronounced dead by Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem at the scene near the intersection of South Main Street and Fifth Avenue.
The accident occurred soon after 9 a.m.
Teachers in the Lamar County School District will see a small increase in pay for the next school year compared to the 2017-18 session, according to the pay scale approved by the district’s Board of Trustees at last week’s meeting.
This part of the country is known as an untapped well for the recruitment of high school boy’s soccer players. There are just not many opportunities to go around. Along with the Mississippi junior college system, which is a quality league, there are only Division II, Division III and NAIA opportunities in the Magnolia State.
HATTIESBURG – Twelve different Southern Miss baseball players, looking to improve their games for next season, traveled all over the country this summer to play in six different leagues on seven different teams.
A Purvis woman has been charged with murder in the homicide investigation of Thomas Burns, the 54-year-old man who was found dead last month in a freezer at his Lamar County home.
BILOXI – He’ll be the first to say it. Oak Grove native Matthew Guidry doesn’t play for individual awards. He said it before the season and he repeated it after the Golden Eagles raised the Conference USA Tournament trophy Sunday at MGM Park.
Guidry led the team with a .533 batting average throughout the tournament.
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.
Just in time for summer, Carrie Creel is bringing a new way to beat the heat to residents around the Hub City.
It’s nice to feel appreciated and teachers with the Lamar County, North Forrest, Petal, Hattiesburg Public Schools and Presbyterian Christian got a parting gift for the 2017-18 school year.
Carter’s Jewelry of Petal gave back in a huge way this year for Teacher and Staff Appreciation.
Some complaints voiced by Hattiesburg residents during two recent public hearings on a new cable provider contract were resolved in the current contract that was approved by the City Council in 2011 and expired in 2014.
The City of Hattiesburg and a major industry in the Hub City have negotiated a new sewer contract to bring the costs more in line with other companies in the area.
Without discussion, the Lumberton Board of Aldermen accepted the resignation Tuesday night of Police Chief Shane Flynt, who was embroiled in controversy over his job after a cellphone video surfaced last week that shows him smoking marijuana.
The suspect in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Lamar County woman is being held without bond in the Lamar County Jail after his initial appearance Monday.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors believe that all horses involved in activities at the county’s Multi-purpose Center in Purvis should be medically cleared before being held there.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.