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The importance of workforce training will be spotlighted next week when a $250,000 grant will be presented to Pearl River Community College officials at the Hattiesburg branch as state and Area Development Partnership representatives take part.
Long before there was Facebook, people turned to newspapers to clip out stories about members of their families for posterity sake.
PETAL – For a brief moment, Petal’s sophomore catcher Matt Mercer was in the doghouse. The keyword – brief.
Skilled robotics teams from Oak Grove, Sumrall, Petal, Hattiesburg and around the state are practicing right up to this weekend’s Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship as the University of Southern Mississippi hosts 132 teams at Payne Center.
SUMRALL – Monday night was a welcoming sight for Sumrall coach Larry Knight.
Lissa Ortego almost had to eat her words. The Oak Grove mother of two knows that parents always say things to inspire their children.
“You can do anything you put your mind to; you’ve just got to try,” Ortego remembered telling her then-11-year-old Cade as he was growing up.
The Petal Board of Aldermen wasted no time taking care of business during Tuesday night’s meeting.
The board approved an emergency resolution authorizing Mayor Hal Marx to approve a work order for road work at Hillcrest and East Central.
HATTIESBURG – Even though Oak Grove won 45-7 last week, and it seemed like everybody in a Warriors’ uniform played perfectly, coach Drew Causey still sees areas his team needs to improve upon.
Pine Belt lawmakers applauded Gov. Phil Bryant’s “State of the State” pep rally in the House of Representatives’ chamber Tuesday night, praising the governor’s positive comments about the state’s economic development progress and the success of the third-grade reading scores.
Oak Grove senior Zachary Fielder has gone through just about everything during his high school track and field career. He’s suffered through a knee injury, a shoulder injury, disappointment at the State Track Meet and he’s felt the glory of becoming a State Champion while breaking a state record.
SUMRALL – Last week was a game to forget for the Sumrall Bobcats, and coach Shannon White thinks his team has done a good job of putting it behind them to prepare for their Week 2 opponent – Wesson.
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.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.