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A veteran education finance administrator with more than 20 years of experience officially stepped into her new role as chief financial officer for the Hattiesburg Public School District, as announced by HPSD Board of Trustees President Delores McNair during the district’s Dec. 10 regular meeting.
Approximately 4,000 people showed up last New Year’s Eve for the inaugural Midnight on Front Street celebration in downtown Hattiesburg, ringing in the new year with a “ball drop” of a replica of the iconic Hub Sign that once sat atop the Ross Building.
Several years ago, residents from the Parkhaven neighborhood in Hattiesburg requested for a portion of Camp Street to be transitioned to a one-way street.
That request will be granted Monday, when the street’s one-way status will take effect on the portion of Camp Street that runs from South 19th Avenue to U.S. 49.
The Lumberton Panthers are heading to the South State Championship after defeating Leflore County in a nail biter Friday night.
In a game that see-sawed back and forth with five lead changes, Lumberton’s defense again stood strong late in the game to give the Panthers the 29-28 win in dramatic fashion.
The fate of the former McDonald’s building on East Central Avenue in Petal is still up in the air, at least for the time being.
The Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to deny owner David McKellar’s proposed donation of the property to the city, with Mayor Hal Marx suggesting the city would have no use for the building.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested after allegedly shooting a gun in the parking lot of Turtle Creek Mall.
The former Lamar County School District teacher who recently pleaded guilty to statutory rape has been sentenced to a total of seven years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections, including three years in prison.
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.
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.
Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.
As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.
The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.
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.