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.
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One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.
Latin funk band Brownout is coming to the Thirsty Hippo for a special performance beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
The Austin, Texas-based, nine-piece band is touring in promotion of their upcoming album, Berlin Sessions, scheduled to be released March 6 on Fat Beats Records.
As one could imagine, it takes a large number of resources – labor, time, and especially funding – to properly care for the 7,000 dogs and cats taken in each year by Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Hattiesburg.
Last week a Facebook ad crossed my timeline in search of recent college graduates who might be interested in driving a hot dog on wheels all over the country for a year.
Award-winning children's entertainer Don Monopoli of The Learning Station will be the featured entertainer at the 12th annual South Mississippi Children's Concert, an event aimed at connecting children and families through contemporary, interactive music.
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.
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.
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: