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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.
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.
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.
Baby boomers, those people born from 1945–1965, are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. And that’s true for the country’s veterans.
PURVIS – Senior Kennedy Hudson joined rare company earlier this season by eclipsing the 1,000-point club in her Lady Tornadoes career, but her final five points were a little tougher to get than the first 995.
“(Joining the 1,000-point club) showed that the hard work over the past three years had paid off,” Hudson said.
It wasn’t too long ago when junior Southern Miss punter Tyler Flathau was kicking at San Antonio Field as a member of the Sacred Heart Crusaders. After a few turns throughout his collegiate career, he’ll put on a black and gold uniform this fall and compete under the lights he’s lived near his entire life.
Because a Hattiesburg police officer saw something out of the ordinary during what appeared to be a routine call and reported it to the appropriate resources, he may have saved the life of an 8-year-old.
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.