Petal city officials are working to settle a dispute between property owners to determine who will be responsible for cleaning up some debris left over from the tornado that struck the Friendly City in January 2017.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.
Two Hattiesburg nonprofit organizations received $36,000 in grants recently to provide services to homeless mothers and children, and to families affected by natural disasters.
An arrest in Gulfport has brought an armed robbery suspect back to the Hub city, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann visited the Forrest County Circuit Clerk’s office last week in correlation to Voter Registration Month to unveil a new online feature that will allow Mississippi residents to access their voting information with a click of a mouse.
Mayor Toby Barker challenged the dozens of first responders and guests to live “in active gratitude” during Hattiesburg’s 9/11 observance of Patriots’ Day Monday morning at Fire Station No. 1.
The Hattiesburg City Council will decide Thursday whether to support first-year Mayor Toby Barker’s budget for the Hub City after members voted unanimously during a special meeting last week to increase the tax levy by 3 mills.
The library systems in Lamar County and in Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County were singled out for their performances during fiscal year 2016 and named Mississippi Library Stars for the second consecutive year.
The Lamar County School District is looking for special people to serve as School Resource Officers, who are charged with the safety of almost 10,000 children every day.
The Lamar County School District will be able to use one-time money created by the fiscal year’s ending fund balance toward buying new buses and retiring four loans totaling $500,000.