United Way of Southeast Mississippi recently welcomed two new staff members.
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With students returning to school this week, teachers may not need another reason to be a little down. But here’s one: Reports from a Florida TV station and the Money magazine website say a former Orlando-area educator is now earning $100,000 a year delivering groceries.
Army Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper praised the work of the soldiers and staff at Camp Shelby as he stopped by the facility during his worldwide tour of the nation’s readiness units.
Esper, who was accompanied by Maj. Gen. Janson D. Boyles – the Mississippi Adjutant General – said Camp Shelby has been “a great stop.”
Fourteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the inaugural HPSD Foundation Hall of Fame during a two-day event Oct. 4-5.
Inductees for the first-ever Hattiesburg Hall of Fame class come from the fields of business, politics, education, medicine, entertainment, journalism and sports.
Every Lamar County high school graduate will receive free tuition at Pearl River Community College under a proposal presented to the Board of Supervisors at its meeting last Thursday.
The cost would be $300,000 per year.
In anticipation of the new school year, Petal School District officials are implementing a handful of new procedures, including a new anonymous text messaging system for students and updated school bus protocol.
The new measures were announced at a press conference Monday at the Petal Soccer Fieldhouse behind Petal High School.
For the third straight year, we’ll discuss the potential Top 15 matchups of the upcoming high school football season. For three weeks, five of those matchups will be discussed and it’s not in any particular order.
Lumberton at Resurrection
At the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year, 13 employees retired from the Petal School District, representing approximately 231.5 years of service to the district and the community.
New Orleans Saints fans these days should decide whether they prefer their glasses half-empty or half-filled.
This is, of course, ignoring the fact that most New Orleanians will tell you straight-up they prefer their cocktail glasses filled to the brim.
True Freshman Trace Clopton is more experienced than an average freshman who just completed his second college practice. Nearly a month after helping Team Mississippi win the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game at Southern Miss’ M.M. Roberts Stadium last December, he was getting adjusted to college life.
Saturday, May 12, marks the 26th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. It’s the second year that Community Bank of Hattiesburg has been providing bags for the foodraiser. Approximately 55,000 bags will be distributed to Pine Belt residents during this week.
Hattiesburg police have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect believed to be involved in a shooting in the Hub City on July 4.
Dupree Oneil Cooley, 32, is wanted by Hattiesburg police for one count of aggravated assault in the shooting in the 100 block of East 8th Street.
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.