Although Dr. Stephen Beam and his wife Dawn had floated around the idea of opening a bed and breakfast facility in Sumrall – which would be the city’s first establishment of that type – for the last few years, they had yet to settle on a particular location.
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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.
A peculiar mystique exists in our society concerning prisons, penitentiaries and jails. We have developed a unique folklore which preserves the legends and myths of hard men behind hard steel.
Prison lore is popular stuff in the arts. We celebrate their viciousness, their shame and sometimes their accomplishments in word and song.
It has now been almost three years since Southern Miss pitcher Drew Boyd saw action in a live game.
Information Overload: Before Google, we had to rely on the World Book and my uncanny knack of remembering random facts and figuresBy ELIJAH JONES,
Days long ago, before the Internet, "Googling" a subject meant looking it up in my family's World Book Encyclopedia. (Oh, how I loved those white-clad volumes.)
My siblings used them most often when researching a school book report. I did, too.
Just a little over 32 years ago, I was a few weeks into the honeymoon phase of my first restaurant opening.
There have been 17 other openings since then. They have all been stressful and hectic, but there is something about the first one that holds such a special place in my heart.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor 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.
Southern Miss redshirt sophomore Matthew Guidry is ready to take the next step after having a breakout season in 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean an improvement in his numbers, because that would be difficult.
Fourteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the inaugural HPSD Foundation Hall of Fame during a two-day event Oct. 4-5.
Inductees for the first-ever Hattiesburg Hall of Fame class come from the fields of business, politics, education, medicine, entertainment, journalism and sports.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.