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Hattiesburg High School celebrated its 60th birthday this year, although the aging structure has not received a major facelift since a 2003 bond issue was passed. As what one administrator calls “the flagship of the school district,” a renovation is overdue.
For the past 20 years, a group of women have been working on the Chain Gang at Merit Health Wesley. In this case, the chain this gang is using is the chain stitch to make baby blankets, newborn caps, prayer shawls, pillows and walker caddies for patients and workers alike.
Construction of the new St. Fabian Catholic Church building is running on schedule with the recent addition of the main building’s framework, Father Tommy Conway said earlier this week. The church is scheduled to have services in the church by Christmas.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors is concerned about having money available to fund a volunteer firefighter reward system based on training and experience designed to recruit and retain personnel.
For music teacher Joanna King, the time she spends listening to her class of Purvis Upper Elementary School third-graders strum their ukuleles is music to her ears.
Special Chancellor Michael H. Ward decided earlier this week to dismiss the Bellevue incorporation case without prejudice, placing no restrictions on another attempt at incorporation.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said the donation of a police service dog to the department is a little different this time.
The Hattiesburg City Council voted Tuesday afternoon not to object to a petition that would allow Lamar County property into the city limits. Included in the property owned by Hattiesburg real estate developer Darian Pierce are The Colony at Turtle Creek Crossing gated community and Conway’s Pub.
First in a three-part series
Every elementary school in the Hattiesburg Public School District has already seen at least an entire lifetime, opening their doors as early as 1949 at Woodley Elementary School. Renovations have not been made at elementary schools since an earlier bond issue was passed 15 years ago.