For Oak Grove Middle School sixth-grader Allyson Aultman, the highlight of last week’s STEM activities was the “roller derby” game, in which students used the roll of the dice to determine probability.
“It was my favorite (activity),” she said. “I learned communication, strategy, thinking skills and planning ahead.”
Lumberton officials are once again on the search for another leader for the Lumberton Police Department after Chief Adam Jones handed in his resignation this week, making him the fourth chief to leave the position in less than two years.
To honor military veterans who have served in every branch of the United States Armed Forces, several organizations in Forrest and Lamar counties will hold a variety of Veterans Day celebrations next week.
The following is a roundup of those events in the area, which will include cookouts, parades, awards ceremonies and more.
Three volunteer fire departments in Lamar County are the recipients of a total of $13,500 in grant funding from the Mississippi Forestry Commission that will be used to purchase firefighting equipment.
Because the city of Hattiesburg doesn’t currently have a specific ordinance regarding food trucks, mobile food vendors must instead operate under the definition of a transient vendor and are issued a transit vendor license to work in the city.