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Southern Miss students, staff and faculty will be able to hop a Hub City Transit on campus and ride all over Hattiesburg for free after an agreement between the City of Hattiesburg and USM was announced earlier this week.

Don’t be fooled by the label on Nathan Sanford’s product that he sells to at least one grocery store in the Petal area. He’s not grumpy.

As a member of the American Association of School Administrators, Dede Smith didn’t think it was unusual when the organization recently sent her information about its upcoming Early Learning Cohort.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro kicks off the summer high school football coverage with Oak Grove and a conversation with Mississippi State commit and Warriors’ defensive end, Jack Harris.

I became a father on the evening of April 7, 1999. I was 25 years old.

SummerTunes kicks off June 9 in Town Square Park


The Spring 2018 season of Live at Five wrapped with a bang, but that doesn’t mean the music has died. Music fans can look forward to SummerTunes – the same great vibes in the same great location. This music series kicks off on the second Saturday in June in Town Square Park. Mark your calendars for June 9 and 23, July 14 and 28 and Aug.

Officials await autopsy results in Lamar County freezer death


Law enforcement officials are still investigating the death of Thomas Burns, the 54-year-old man who was found dead last week in a freezer at his Lamar County home.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said officials from the state crime lab in Jackson completed Burns’ autopsy Tuesday, but the results have not yet been released.