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PODCAST: Episode 114 - High School Basketball Playoffs, High School Baseball Season Opener, Recapping USM BaseballBy ANDREW ABADIE,
On this week's episode of The PinebeltSPORTS Podcast, Andrew recaps and previews the action happening in the high school basketball playoffs (3:30). High school baseball has started and Andrew gives his thoughts on each team as the season starts (19:56).
Ross Stores and The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club have partnered through a four-week program called "Help Local Kids Learn." Through the end of February, customers can make a monetary contribution at the Hattiesburg Dress for location during checkout.
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.
The ninth annual Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, presented by Forrest General Hospital and the Pinebelt Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, April 4.
The 2020 race is expected to be the biggest to date, benefiting 14 Pine Belt nonprofits and drawing in runners from across the southeastern United States.
Despite delays from the rainy weather over the last few weeks, Hattiesburg officials are making headway with two projects made possible by the 1-cent sales tax increase on hotels, motels and restaurants that was implemented last year in the Hub City.
With its recent designation as an official Mississippi Main Street community, officials from the Town of Sumrall are looking forward to working with the Mississippi Main Street Association to help preserve the town’s heritage while continuing to build on its steadily growing commercial and downtown district.
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.