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The Petal Police Department is searching for two suspects believed to be involved in an auto burglary and credit card theft.
On Thursday, December 5, the City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with the Hattiesburg Jaycee’s 69th annual Christmas Parade and the city’s Tree Lighting event at Town Square Park.
The theme for this year’s parade is Miracle on Main Street and will feature bands, floats, walking groups, beauty queens and much more.
The mob scenes that often accompany the shopping frenzy dubbed Black Friday are followed by the saner and what is now known as Small Business Saturday.
The point being to skip the big-box chain stores for a day, in favor of supporting our local hometown businesses.
At some point along the way, Diane Shepherd of Main Street Books remembers a Christmas tree, known as the Tree of Hope, placed on Hattiesburg’s Main Street that served as a fundraiser for the Helping Hands Mission.
The Petal School District is looking for volunteers for Panther Partners, a new mentoring program for students at Petal Primary School, Petal Elementary School and Petal Upper Elementary School.
The PineBelt NEWS is getting into the holiday spirit with a bang this year by offering a special “Black Friday” subscription sale that offers a savings of more than 70% off the news stand price.
On Friday, Nov. 29, readers may purchase 12 months of home delivery for just $15 and there are three easy ways to save:
When Chloe Jackson was thinking of different projects to do as part of the Afro-American Student Organization at the University of Southern Mississippi, she knew she wanted to involve younger kids in the classroom setting.
The former Izzo’s Illegal Burrito location on Hardy Street will soon be home to a new medical center, a move made possible by Hattiesburg City Council’s approval of three land code variances to the site.
The Presbyterian Christian boys’ basketball team has experienced a memorable season after winning the regular-season conference title and securing a bye for the MAIS 4A D1 Conference Tournament. Behind the success of the team is sophomore shooting guard Sam McCrary.
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.
Oak Grove three-sport athlete Tyson Keys prefers smooth peanut butter over crunchy. He loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, too. The senior eats a lot of peanut butter, but that’s not only because it’s his favorite snack.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
Members of Petal Fire Department spent Thursday night conducting water rescues at homes throughout the city after heavy rainfall from Winter Storm Eboni caused flooding from southeastern Louisiana to New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.