Hattiesburg’s recent purchase of the former Courtesy Ford building on West Pine Street was primarily meant to transform the facility into a maintenance site for Hattiesburg Police Department vehicles – an extension of sorts for the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex.
During the course of his distinguished career, Eddie Holloway has built up a pretty impressive resume, serving with the Hattiesburg City Council, the University of Southern Mississippi, the Mississippi Civil Rights Commission and the Area Development Partnership.
Glen Wieck, a police officer at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, didn’t know quite what to expect last Monday when he joined a week-long program to join the Pine Belt Crisis Intervention Team.
The Supreme Court of Mississippi has refused to hear the case of a former Hattiesburg Police Department officer who was fired in 2015 after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl, affirming the Mississippi Court of Appeals’ recent decision to uphold the termination.
Results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment program, released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education, show several Forrest and Lamar county schools performing well above the state average in proficiency rankings, and in many instances, in the top 10 in Mississippi.