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The Petal Police Department is searching for two suspects believed to be involved in an auto burglary and credit card theft.
On Thursday, December 5, the City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with the Hattiesburg Jaycee’s 69th annual Christmas Parade and the city’s Tree Lighting event at Town Square Park.
The theme for this year’s parade is Miracle on Main Street and will feature bands, floats, walking groups, beauty queens and much more.
The mob scenes that often accompany the shopping frenzy dubbed Black Friday are followed by the saner and what is now known as Small Business Saturday.
The point being to skip the big-box chain stores for a day, in favor of supporting our local hometown businesses.
At some point along the way, Diane Shepherd of Main Street Books remembers a Christmas tree, known as the Tree of Hope, placed on Hattiesburg’s Main Street that served as a fundraiser for the Helping Hands Mission.
The Petal School District is looking for volunteers for Panther Partners, a new mentoring program for students at Petal Primary School, Petal Elementary School and Petal Upper Elementary School.
The PineBelt NEWS is getting into the holiday spirit with a bang this year by offering a special “Black Friday” subscription sale that offers a savings of more than 70% off the news stand price.
On Friday, Nov. 29, readers may purchase 12 months of home delivery for just $15 and there are three easy ways to save:
When Chloe Jackson was thinking of different projects to do as part of the Afro-American Student Organization at the University of Southern Mississippi, she knew she wanted to involve younger kids in the classroom setting.
The former Izzo’s Illegal Burrito location on Hardy Street will soon be home to a new medical center, a move made possible by Hattiesburg City Council’s approval of three land code variances to the site.
When I was a kid, there were very few residents of Hispanic origin here in Hattiesburg. We were a city of, basically, blacks and whites. I had a couple of Asian-American classmates at Hattiesburg's Blair High School, but all in all, ours was not much of an international city. Boy, has that ever changed.
Hailing from various universities, the Pine Belt area is home to a few players who will get a shot at the NFL this upcoming season. Petal’s Javon Patterson was the lone player to hear his name called during the NFL Draft last week, but Oak Grove’s Logan Scott and Picasso Nelson Jr.
Forrest General Hospital recognized four physicians with the 13th annual Philip W. Rogers Awards. The awards were announced during the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Celebration.
With a revised version of her proposed ordinance to decriminalize the simple possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana within Hattiesburg city limits, Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado will now look forward to a vote on the ordinance at the next meeting of Hattiesburg City Council.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
Editor's note: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misemeanor 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.
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.