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Seventy years ago, a group met to form Parkway Heights Methodist Church. On Feb.

 Funding has been approved for two more safe rooms at schools in Forrest County – one at Petal Upper Elementary and another at Rawls Springs Attendance Center – bringing the number of school safe...

The Lumberton Board of Aldermen has received another application for chief of the Lumberton Police Department, but board members are still in talks regarding who will be the next person to serve...

Although the proposal of a new 150-house subdivision adjacent to Sumrall Elementary School has given concerns to several residents, developers of the project say the neighborhood would increase...

Tate Thriffiley of Hattiesburg will be honored on Feb. 11 in Washington, D.C., as a 2019 Champion of the Year by The Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought-after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. 

Parkway Heights celebrates 70 years

By BETH BUNCH,

Seventy years ago, a group met to form Parkway Heights Methodist Church. On Feb. 20, the exact day these folks gathered, the current membership of the church will gather for a party, complete with food, cake, music, videos, testimonies and skits. In the words of Pastor Bruce Case, “we’re going to party like it’s 1949.” The fun begins at 6 p.m.







HHS senior tapped as Presidential Scholar; bids opened for work on district schools

By DAVID TISDALE,

Hattiesburg High School senior Owen Sayre is one of only 76 Mississippi students nominated to be a U.S. Presidential Scholar, a program established in 1964 by executive order of the U.S. President to honor and recognize some of the nation's top graduating high school seniors.









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