Hattiesburg is getting in on Mississippi Musicians Day, an official day of artistic celebration that uses seminars and hands-on experiences to focus on increasing awareness of Mississippi’s musical heritage and its rightful place as the birthplace of America’s music.
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One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.
Latin funk band Brownout is coming to the Thirsty Hippo for a special performance beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
The Austin, Texas-based, nine-piece band is touring in promotion of their upcoming album, Berlin Sessions, scheduled to be released March 6 on Fat Beats Records.
The Cat in the Hat and other childrens’ literary icons will once again pay a visit to the Friendly City when the Coleman Center for Families and Children and Petal Excel By 5 take part in Read Across America, a yearly initiative from the National Education Association designed to motivate kids to read and to bring the joys of reading to student
Before we shift out of neutral, I want to tell all of you how much I enjoyed myself with you last Saturday.
Several thousand of us stood shoulder-to-should on Hardy Street to revel in the Mardi Gras parade festivities.
As one would expect, Brad Eubank’s position as senior pastor at Petal First Baptist Church entails not only dedication to the church, but also steady interaction with the community throughout the Friendly City.
It has now been almost three years since Southern Miss pitcher Drew Boyd saw action in a live game.
This is not the issue Gov. Tate Reeves expected to dominate his first month in office. But as the state prison system’s inmate death count continues to rise, it’s clear the governor faces an early test of his crisis management abilities.
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.
Editor's note: Th 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.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Lamar County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.