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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.
J.P. Haynes, a Hattiesburg-based writer, director and producer, will soon bring her work home to the Hub City as part of a celebration of Black History Month.
When Taylor Norman, a senior at Oak Grove High School, first heard about the Horatio Alger National Scholarship – an annual $25,000 scholarship that recognizes students who have displayed a commitment to pursue higher education despite facing great adversity – she may not have given it much thought.
The City of Hattiesburg has chosen representation in a civil action filed against the city by the Nathan Bedford Forrest Chapter #422 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy regarding the proposed demolition – or relocation – of a house on South 17th Avenue used as a meeting place for the UDC.
Signature Magazine has teamed up with the Hattiesburg Saenger Theater, the 6th Street Museum District, and the City of Hattiesburg to present a special two-night event celebrating Black History Month.
When I was young, my progenitor called me Lightning. My two older brothers had nicknames, as well. One was Tiger, the other was The Toad.
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.