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I didn’t really have a thought or theme in mind when I started writing this month’s article. I was sorely lacking in inspiration so, after dropping my fifteen year-old off at church youth group, I slid over to a place that I think is perfectly and uniquely “Hattiesburg.”
What do I mean?
Punk, soul, funk and hip-hop together in one show made for a special night that celebrated the talent and diversity of Hattiesburg’s local music scene.
The show took place at Jazmo’s on East Front Street Feb. 9, and featured:
Southern Miss redshirt sophomore Matthew Guidry is ready to take the next step after having a breakout season in 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean an improvement in his numbers, because that would be difficult.
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.
Petal police officer Phillip Humphrey was named Police Officer of the Year at the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Jan. 18.
PETAL – The Petal Panthers entered Friday night’s game with the Meridian Wildcats red hot, but of all the game film Panthers’ coach Todd Kimble has watched of Meridian, he says he’s never seen what he saw Friday night.
Elementary students at the Petal School District gathered in memory of one of their classmates as a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Last year, the Petal Board of Aldermen passed a resolution designating Sept. 11 Toni Marino Day in the City of Petal.
Toni was a Petal student who died months ago after battling cancer.
Officials from Recover, Rebuild, Restore South Mississippi (R3SM) approached the Petal Board of Aldermen to request aid for funding administrative positions.
Mayor Hal Marx and the board decided to take the request into advisement at a regular meeting of the board on Tuesday.
The Lamar County School Board targeted refinanced school bonds for buildings and buses during a special meeting Monday morning to help improve the bond rating before a possible Jan. 1 deadline.
If your daily commute runs along Carterville Road, chances are you have encountered Joe Bryant. Bryant, a former farmer, sets up his produce stand along the edge of Adam’s Nursery parking lot six days out of the week – rain or shine, chilly or scorching.
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.
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.