Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.
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The newest addition to The District at Midtown – the mixed-used development off Hardy Street at the site of the former Elam Arms dormitory and parking lot – is on the way in the form of six townhomes at the corner of South 31st Avenue and Chevy Chase Drive.
Mississippi. Our state has a most unenviable place in the mind of America.
Mississippi runs neck-and-neck with our next-door neighbor, Alabama, suffering a reputation as the most "racist" state in the country.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Mississippi Miss Hospitality will host its largest competition in more than a decade, welcoming 43 contestants to Hattiesburg in July.
Hattiesburg’s Hub City Transit system could see a handful of improvements – including added sidewalks, pedestrian signals and crosswalks at certain bus stop locations – if the city is the recipient of a $2.61 million Federal Transit Administration grant.
Raffles support everything from cheerleaders and little league baseball teams to church building funds. But the Petal Education Foundation Gift Card Tree Raffle may rival them all. Currently at $1,544, the raffle includes gift cards to Pine Belt eateries, boutiques and other businesses.
On Friday night I did the high school class reunion thing. But not with members of my own class, but rather the Hattiesburg High School Class of 1959, which graduated four years before I was born (sorry about that class members).
Tacos & Tequila is back for the fourth year in a row! The Hattiesburg Zoo invites everyone to take a trip “south of the border” – right here in the Hub City. It all begins Friday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. with a pre-fiesta in Hattie Plaza, featuring complimentary chips and salsa and a cash bar.
The Southern Arena Theatre is gearing up for its 43rd season at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) with two events based on Shakespearean plays: “I Hate Hamlet” and “Speak the Speech!” in June.
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.
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.
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: