It’s almost time for the Super Bowl and you know what that means – gumbo.
The question of where to use the $500,000 secured by Lamar County as part of the BP Settlement Bill seems to have been answered, as the Lamar County Board of Supervisors are expected to approve a Memorandum of Understanding that would send the money to Sumrall for tennis courts, rather than the proposed sports complex on U.S. 98.
With only two options for waste tire disposal in south Mississippi – one facility in Forrest County and another in Jackson – Lamar County officials are working toward a site of their own at 481 Yawn School Road in Lumberton.
Everybody faces adversity at some point in their life, but it’s the strongest individuals who can take their struggles and use them to help others who might be in the same situation.
When you talk about family businesses, it doesn’t get much more family than Tommy Dews and his C.L. Dews & Sons Foundry & Machinery in Hattiesburg.
A settlement has been reached between the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission and State Auditor Shad White’s office in the matter of White’s demand regarding more than $422,000 in misappropriated funds on the part of commission members.
Earlier this week, the Petal School District released its 2017-2018 Accountability Dashboard, an in-house study that ranks certain data – including scholarships and engagement – that isn’t represented on certain statewide results.
The boundaries of the Central Lamar Fire Protection District, which includes much of west Hattiesburg and Sumrall, have been reconfigured to include a portion of Lamar County that had previously been left out of the district – a move that is expected to lower insurance rates for residents in that area.
When Maxine Coleman accepted a position with the City of Hattiesburg in 2003, it was her intention to make an impact on her city – in particular, by growing several neighborhood and community initiatives aimed at bringing the city’s residents and officials together.