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Lamar County is growing annually at about 1.7 percent, much higher than the state average, a regional planning official told the Lamar County Board of Supervisors earlier this week.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, two Hattiesburg football players sit down with sports editor Camal Petro for interviews, as well as breakdowns of other area games.

By Nikki Smith

nikki@hubcitySPOKES.com

 

Country music group Lonestar is bringing their show back to South Mississippi with a performance at Petal’s annual Fall Festival.

Sumrall United Methodist Church will hold its highly successful Halloween event, “Trunk or Treat,” from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the church.

Creating solutions, putting city first goals of candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The two candidates who face each other Tuesday in the runoff for the state House District 102 seat are working hard to bring out the votes. The runoff between Missy McGee and Kathryn Rehner is required because neither candidate collected a majority of votes in the Sept. 12 special election.

First Barker budget passes

By BUSTER WOLFE,

With little fanfare, the Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved the first budget under Mayor Toby Barker last week with the inclusion of pay raises, improved infrastructure and new projects in each ward.

Barker said he was pleased with the City Council’s positive reaction to the budget.

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