Lamar County Fire Coordinator George Stevens wants another fire truck to replace the aging equipment that is starting to mount at the 10 stations in the county. He hopes he can get some help from the state.
Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas, the former president of the University of Southern Mississippi, was the admissions counselor at then-Mississippi Southern College when Clyde Kennard applied to enter the university in 1955-1959. Lucas said he had no choice in the matter.
Hattiesburg became the first city in the state Tuesday to join a national lawsuit aimed at recovering damages against the drug manufacturers and wholesale distributors “responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic.”
Two major city building projects got the go-ahead from the Hattiesburg City Council on Tuesday night by accepting bids to demolish part of the property to be used for the Public Safety Complex and to rebuild the Hub City Transit Facility. The total construction cost for the two projects is about $1.5 million.
After making the last payment to the contractor who supervised demolition work on Mount Carmel Baptist Church in downtown Hattiesburg, the City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to take legal action to recoup expenses on the project.
While he stood on the side of road for three hours with his 5-year-old son and a broken-down 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jason Broome didn’t realize how much his life was going to change in less than a week.
Because of an unselfish act by a small group of high school seniors, Broome later counted his blessings.
Only the 10th Chancery Court’s injunctive powers can correct the one-sided consolidation plan adopted by the Lumberton and Lamar County school districts, according to the legal complaint filed Nov. 20, 2017, by the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors