Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.
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The newest addition to The District at Midtown – the mixed-used development off Hardy Street at the site of the former Elam Arms dormitory and parking lot – is on the way in the form of six townhomes at the corner of South 31st Avenue and Chevy Chase Drive.
Mississippi. Our state has a most unenviable place in the mind of America.
Mississippi runs neck-and-neck with our next-door neighbor, Alabama, suffering a reputation as the most "racist" state in the country.
Newly-crowned Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Heyer of Hattiesburg will be honored with a Homecoming reception from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Train Depot (308 Newman Street) in downtown Hattiesburg.
Three Pine Belt-area young ladies are in Meridian this week preparing for the state Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi program. The three nights of competition in The Evangel Temple Church concludes on Saturday, July 20. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Raylawni Branch was born in 1941 right here in Hattiesburg, about five blocks north of our offices in downtown Hattiesburg – specifically, over on Whitney Street in the same house in which her mother was born.
She was the oldest of 10 children.
A Petal cemetery is in danger of being seized by the state and sold to the highest bidder if the owner doesn’t make arrangements to pay at least $22,477 – and possibly up to $32,000 – that Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says is owed to the cemetery’s perpetual care fund.
Members of Petal Fire Department spent Thursday night conducting water rescues at homes throughout the city after heavy rainfall from Winter Storm Eboni caused flooding from southeastern Louisiana to New Jersey.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
Lamar County police have arrested a Gulfport man suspected of running a scam involving sales of automobiles in Lamar and other counties.
After a one-year hiatus, Larry Watkins hit the reset button.
The long-time Petal baseball coach was introduced as Sacred Heart’s new coach Tuesday after taking a year off from coaching. During that time off, Watkins said he has been reenergized.
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.
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.
The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law: