Almost a half-million dollars that was originally earmarked for a wastewater treatment facility in Hattiesburg will now be used for a major sewer project that will repair or replace much of the sewer line on Tuscan Avenue, along with approximately one block of sewer line on Penton Street.
An upcoming workshop held by Hattiesburg’s Parks and Recreation’s Urban Forestry Department will allow attendees to learn more information about the department, urban forestry, proper tree planting and mulching techniques, and more.
Military veterans and their spouses looking to start small businesses can get a jump start on their business plan with the upcoming Boots to Business Reboot, a two-part program hosted by the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce.
In his new role as the president of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors, Chris Bowen recently honored two outgoing Lamar County supervisors for their nearly 24 years of combined experience on the board.
Members of the Lamar County Board of Supervisors recently declined to take part in a pavement management plan offered by the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District that would, among other measures, set up a website with video to monitor every county road in the district’s jurisdiction.
Despite recent budget cuts that many Petal residents worried would end youth sports in the Friendly City, Mayor Hal Marx said city officials are working with the Petal Sports Association to ensure those activities will continue in the city.
A public hearing during last week’s meeting of the Lamar County Board of Supervisors cemented a few changes to the county’s zoning maps, including the creation of three new agricultural districts in the county designed to protect the interest of landowners.