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.
Newly-crowned Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Heyer of Hattiesburg will be honored with a Homecoming reception from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Train Depot (308 Newman Street) in downtown Hattiesburg.
The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug. 6 primary election ballot, but organizers are optimistic they’ll have the required amount to make the general election in November.
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.
In the fall of 2006, the University of Southern Mississippi dedicated a four-story, $34 million dollar 237,000 square foot addition to its R.C. Cook University Union. The facility was named after U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who was in attendance for the dedication.
Cochran died early Thursday morning at the age of 81.
Carey Dinner Theatre will open its 44th season with “Radio Gals,” a musical comedy loosely based on a true story. The show will run at 6:30 p.m. from June 13-29, except Sunday and Monday nights, in William Carey University’s Tatum Theatre.
Road trips have existed since the wheel was invented. In the Italian villa we take our travel groups to in Tuscany (a road trip, by the way), there exists a road, just outside the villa, called Via Roma.
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: