As a new school year approaches, teachers with the Lamar County School District will receive an extra $200 supplement for the upcoming academic year. The allocation, Option 2 on a recent school board agenda, was approved unanimously by the board during its June 10 meeting.
Magic carpet rides, excursions to the depths of the sea, trips to outer space and other classroom adventures will be much easier for Pine Belt-area students, thanks to the good folks at Anderson Design Center in Hattiesburg.
A new support group for parents of children on the autism spectrum will hold its second meeting from noon-1 pm. Wednesday, July 17, at the Families First for Mississippi-Hattiesburg Center, 108 Sheffield Loop, Hattiesburg. This is a BYO-lunch meeting, which meets the third Wednesday of every month.
Despite a grant for $533,119 to make improvements at the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport, executive director Tom Heanue said the funding is about $750,000 less than the project cost.
“We are waiting for FAA to rectify that,” he said of the normal annual airport improvement project.
Just 43 days after the Sacred Heart Class of 2019 threw its mortarboards into the air to celebrate the end of their secondary education, on Sunday night it mourned the loss of its first classmate, celebrating his young life at a candlelight vigil on the Crusader football field.
Just 43 days after the Sacred Heart Class of 2019 threw its mortarboards into the air to celebrate the end of their secondary education, on Sunday night it mourned the loss of its first classmate, celebrating his young life at a candlelight vigil on the Crusader football field
Petal dentist Dr. Barbara Mauldin has had a busy summer. She recently returned from a mission to Calypson, Peru, where she and other dentists worked with villagers from the surrounding area providing checkups and helping those experiencing dental issues.
The City of Hattiesburg has received a $1.7 million grant to help rehabilitate and improve drainage along Lamar Boulevard, as well as support increased commercial traffic flow.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the awarding of the Department’s Economic Development Administration grant last week.
Just five days into her reign as the new Miss Mississippi, Hattiesburg’s Mary Margaret Hyer has been busy.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a learning venue for active adults, is an excellent excuse to get out of the house and goof-off. And learn something new.
OLLI offers a wide variety of classes during the summer session and will kick off again in the fall with more fun and topics of interest.