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Voters throughout Hattiesburg still have a few days to decide whether to approve an additional 1 percent sales tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to benefit parks and recreation projects around the city, as well as the improvement of Reed Green Coliseum.
Although the recipient of Hattiesburg Police Department’s Officer of the Year award is announced shortly before the start of the department’s annual Awards Day, Detective Jeremy Dunaway was still slightly surprised when he received the award during last week’s ceremony at the Hattiesburg Police and Fire Training Academy.
In the spirit of maintaining the character of the North Main Street neighborhood, members of Hattiesburg City Council have granted former Mayor Johnny DuPree’s request to rezone his home from its current B-2 (neighborhood business) designation to R-1A (residential).
A Marion County man is in custody after allegedly shooting three people in Lamar County early Friday morning.
A project more than seven years in the making got its ceremonial start Tuesday morning with a groundbreaking held at the site of the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex on James Street.
Members of the Petal Board of Aldermen took the opportunity during last week’s board meeting to hear more about a revitalization program offered by the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District aimed at the restoration of vacant buildings and blighted properties around the city.
It isn’t every day that a child enters kindergarten, so the Petal School District is working to make that transition as easy as possible for parents and students.
In advance of the anticipated widening of Lincoln Road, Hattiesburg City Council members have approved a drainage study of Gordon’s Creek to determine how that roadwork would impact the creek and nearby areas.
The former Carlstedt’s Wholesale Florist building on Bouie Street may not be down for the count just yet.
Rather than demolish the building, which was heavily damaged in the February 2013 E4 tornado that hit Hattiesburg and Petal, city officials are exploring other options for the facility for possible future use.