A 45-year-old construction worker apparently died from electrocution Friday morning while working on a Midtown shopping district across Hardy Street from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Mississippi’s traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are having a tough enough time trying to adjust to the growing competition of online shopping.
Now, it appears some in state government want to add to merchants’ headaches by diverting some of consumers’ discretionary money to a state lottery.
The Hattiesburg City Council discussed several zoning issues during its meeting Monday to set the agenda, including installing a sign at a new car dealership on U.S. Hwy. 98 that is currently located on Pine Street.
Government entities in the state will be paying a service fee every time they want to buy anything not related to construction or professional services, State Auditor Stacey Pickering told the Lamar County Board of Supervisors last week.
The song soaring through my headphones for this month’s offering is “Given to Fly” from the 1998 release, Yield, by Seattle rockers Pearl Jam.
For me, this was my rediscovery of a band that I’d come very close to letting go completely. By this point in the 90’s, the alternative/grunge movement was close dying out completely.