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When Tabitha Burden and her husband, Mike, moved from north Alabama to Petal about four years ago, they wanted to bring something new to the Friendly City – and better yet, something that would help bring the downtown community together.
Although Petal officials have come close to bringing a hotel to the city a couple of times during the last few years – and have discussed the possibility of one since then – that endeavor doesn’t seem to be on the horizon for the near future.
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann issued a statement this week stating officials from Forrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Carterville Road in Petal have not abided by a 2012 consent agreement to put an appropriate amount of funds into the cemetery’s perpetual care trust.
A little more than a month after Carlus Page was removed as chief of the Lumberton Police Department, the search is officially on for a new leader of the department.
Mayor Quincy Rogers said the Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to open an order to advertise for the position during a recent board meeting.
Community and civic-minded high-schoolers who are interested in learning about and getting involved in Hattiesburg can now apply for the 2018-19 Mayor’s Youth Council.