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Son of former sheriff facing simple assault charges

By HASKEL BURNS,

The son of former Forrest County Sheriff Billy McGee will soon appear in court to face a charge of assault by attempt of physical menace with fear or threat/simple assault.

According to documents from Hattiesburg Police Department and Hattiesburg Municipal Court, Forrest McGee is scheduled to come before the court on Feb. 12.




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Buckhalter, Shaw families are teammates on gridiron once again, this time for PCS

By CAMAL PETRO,

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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Bowled over

By STAFF REPORTS,

Pine Belt potters gathered Saturday at Main Street Books for what has become an annual Throw-A-Thon for Empty Bowls.

This year’s fundraiser, which support the Edwards Street Fellowship food pantry, will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Main Street Books on Main Street.


REVIEW: Book offers spirited claim 1999 was film’s best ever

By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL,

Everybody’s entitled to their opinion, especially when it comes to the movies. Somewhere out there is a person, maybe even two, whose all-time favorite is “The Boy Who Could Fly.”

So, if culture writer Brian Raftery wants to argue that 1999 was the best movie year ever, let him go for it and enjoy the ride. 




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