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On Wednesday, Hattiesburg police arrested Ebony Lambert for hindering prosecution in the ongoing homicide investigation of 63-year-old Deborah McGee.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS, it’s high school baseball playoff time. Camal and Andrew dive into conversations about each playoff series involving Petal, Purvis, Sumrall, Sacred Heart and Lumberton.

Two Lumberton aldermen said last week they fully support Police Chief Carlus Page, who said he planned to fight the town’s drug problem and set up a substation in town.

Each football season, thousands of fans come to Panther Stadium to cheer on the Petal High School football team as they attempt to make their way to another state championship game.

The Hattiesburg City Council approved entering into an agreement with the University of Southern Mississippi to provide a transit route near the campus for students, faculty and staff beginning July 1.













Murals provide Sumrall history

By BUSTER WOLFE,
Dr. Stephen Beam had been one of the candidates in last year’s mayoral contest for Sumrall’s highest post. Beam has also been president of the Sumrall Development Foundation.
 
“One thing I campaigned on was to make the town look better,” he said. “I thought we could add some murals in town.”
 

Controlling Perfect

By WES BROOKS,
The tune I’m humming along to for this week’s outing is from a band I’ve referenced once before—Athens, Georgia’s R.E.M. If you’re referencing vinyl recordings, “I Believe” is the second song on side two of R.E.M.’s 1986 album Life’s Rich Pageant. 
Let’s get going.

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