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Last week, the Pine Belt lost a key figure in the sports community.
A couple of years ago, after lawmakers and others in Mississippi government were shamed by the revelation of how much campaign money they were using to pay for clothes, cars, apartments and other personal perks, the Legislature tightened up on how the donations could be used.
The public is invited to attend the Hattiesburg Arts Council’s “Put Me in the Mix,” a live music competition for aspiring young musicians, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center.
The event is funded in part by a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts.
Former Petal teacher released on bond after being charged with two counts of crimes against childrenBy HASKEL BURNS,
The former Petal High School teacher who allegedly had inappropriate communications with a high school student has posted bail after facing two counts related to that incident.
A Hattiesburg man has been taken into custody and charged with five offenses, including discharging a firearm in the city limits, after a weekend incident on Adeline Street.
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.
The 2019 Dog Days 5K and 2-Mile Walk for Hub City Service Dogs is again jumping in with this year’s FestivalSouth events.
As part of FestivalSouth, the fifth annual Dog Days 5K event will be Saturday, June 15 at Kamper Park in Hattiesburg.
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).
Join Vitalant, Omega Psi Phi fraternity and Youth Challenge for the annual Scrub for Blood blood drive.
Fraternity members will be grilling burgers for all and Youth Challenge will be washing cars as blood donations are made.
Forrest General’s Spirit of Women presents HOLIdaze Mississippi Style, a marketplace featuring Mississippi made products. The event will be held from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Forrest General’s Cafeteria Meeting Rooms.