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Recent articles by Eddie:

Petal drive-by shooting suspects make initial appearance

The suspects in the Petal drive-by shooting made their first appearance in court on Friday. → Read More

City of Laurel proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On Friday, Oct. 1, a proclamation ceremony was held at city hall in Laurel where Mayor Johnny Magee signed a decree for the city naming October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. → Read More

Annual Dixie Electric Charity Golf Tournament raises money for the American Cancer Society

More than 160 golfers gathered at the Laurel Country Club to raise money for the American Cancer Society and The Local Secret Meal Program for Children. → Read More

Temple Baptist Church hosted College and Career Fair for homeschool students

With the success of the College and Career Fair, organizers say they hope to make it an annual event. → Read More

WCU School of Education hosts Appreciation Brunch

On Friday, Sept. 24, William Carey University held an appreciation luncheon on its Hattiesburg campus at Tatum Court. → Read More

“Steel Magnolias” to open Friday at the Laurel Little Theatre

Performances will run from Sept. 24 - 25 and Oct. 1 - 2 with Sunday matinees starting at 2 p.m. on Sept. 26 and Oct. 3. → Read More

Bids being accepted for renovating the Oak Park Alumni Building in Laurel

First constructed in 1928, it’s the last standing structure that was once part of a sprawling Oak Park Vocational High School campus. → Read More

Crowds turn out for I-59 Job Fair in Laurel

Several dozen businesses and organizations from around the Pine Belt were at the Sawmill Mall in Laurel on Thursday participating in the I-59 Job Fair. → Read More

A Cast of Blues: Honoring Mississippi’s musical legends

The exhibit showcases 15 resin-cast masks of blues legends and photographs of blues performers and the juke joints they played in. → Read More

Renovations at USM’s Cook Library have been completed

The $12.1 million renovation project was funded by legislative bonds and a $1.4 million contribution from the USM Athletics Foundation. → Read More

USM unveils new dining options on its Hattiesburg campus

Students, faculty, staff and visitors at USM's Hattiesburg campus can choose from an exciting new array of dining options designed to help kick off another academic year. → Read More

City of Ellisville seeks state funding for bridge projects

The Ellisville Board of Aldermen has approved a motion to allow city officials to submit a request to MDOT for help in repairing and/or replacing several bridges in the area. → Read More

Laurel Garden Club keeps Euclid Park in bloom

Laurel Garden Club is revitalizing Euclid Park with the help of a local nursery, Blooms & Bushes Too. → Read More

Jones County inmates receive COVID-19 vaccine

Several dozen inmates at the Jones County Adult Detention Center received their COVID-19 vaccination on Monday. → Read More

Students in the Wayne County School District return to their classes.

Students in the Wayne County School District return to their classes amid a mask mandate. → Read More

ATV driver leads sheriff’s deputies on a nearly 30-mile chase

Suspect in ATV theft leads JCSD deputies on a chase throughout the county. → Read More

Pine Belt Women’s Sertoma presents Service to Mankind Award

Pine Belt Women's Sertoma presented its very first Service to Mankind Award to a local volunteer Thursday. → Read More

Former Hattiesburg business owner finds new career thanks to Jones College

Former La Fiesta Brava owner finds a new career after having to close the restaurant due to the pandemic. → Read More

Argument over Bible verses leads to strangulation, murder charge

An argument over Bible verses led to a fist fight that ended in the strangulation death of one man and a murder charge for another, police say. → Read More

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art awarded grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art receives a $24,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. → Read More