Sixty-seven years have passed since Georgia Robertson Walton walked the halls of Royal Street High School, Hattiesburg’s high school for the African American community at the time.
Plans are underway for a new hotel in midtown Hattiesburg, with Hattiesburg City Council members voting 5-0 Tuesday to allow a variance for four stories – rather than the current zoning that allows three stories – for a proposed Comfort Inn and Suites at the southwest corner of North 39th Avenue and Montague Boulevard.
Herbert Ray Nobles, a longtime member of Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees, grew up as a “poor county boy.” He started football his senior year of high school, which propelled him into a 27-year career with the Petal School District and 25 years at PRCC.
The 1,900 people registered to vote at the Kamper Park voting precinct will more than likely be getting a new voting place for the 2020 elections.
The BP Settlement Bill – formally known as Senate Bill 2002 – has been a huge asset to Mississippi counties and cities affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, with more than $750 million distributed statewide for repairs, improvement and infrastructure.
The 2020 campaign for president is getting started and a record number of candidates have qualified, but predictability none are from Mississippi.
Forty years ago the presidential election had something remarkable and yet forgettable – a presidential candidate from Mississippi.
Maybe I have an Etsy page. Maybe I don't. That's between me, Arthur if he exists, and my two followers whose names are Jansy Whipsicle and Pork Bulgogi Martinez.
Etsy is a website (and accompanying app) that has created a name for itself as “the place to go” for out of the way sorts of gifts.
There are very few TV shows I watch faithfully. (And yes, that includes HBO's Game of Thrones.)
Mostly, I'm a channel-surfer. When I come across a program that interests me, I'll stop surfing, put down the remote, and watch. One program that always grabs my attention is TLC's My Six-Hundred Pound Life.