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The most wonderful time of year is upon us and it’s in the air. No, it’s not Valentine’s day.
Does someone have your back? A person to watch over you, help you when your under attack and defend you when you need help the most?
If so, consider yourself fortunate. There are few things in life more valuable than a trusted friend to count on, no matter the circumstances.
The Mississippi Supreme Court recently ruled for the Lamar County School District in a years-long legal battle against an Oak Grove company.
As one could imagine, it takes a large number of resources – labor, time, and especially funding – to properly care for the 7,000 dogs and cats taken in each year by Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Hattiesburg.
Signature Magazine has teamed up with the Hattiesburg Saenger Theater, the 6th Street Museum District, and the City of Hattiesburg to present a special two-night event celebrating Black History Month.
Michael Watson, Mississippi’s new secretary of state, has not yet convinced us that giving his agency responsibility for issuing and renewing driver’s licenses is prudent.
We’re becoming more open, however, to hearing Watson out on what was a significant plank of his successful campaign last year for the office.
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.
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: