While bidding out certain projects late last year for the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex, city officials received a $2 million bid for a maintenance facility at that site – a number that was a little out of their comfort zone.
The Lamar County School District’s recent focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities and curriculum has paid off for Oak Grove Primary School, which is the recipient of an expected $30,000 grant from the Mississippi State Board of Education.
The 60-year-old Lampton-Love building on U.S. 11 in Petal has gone through some tough times through the years, what with hurricanes, tornadoes and regular wear and tear.
Hattiesburg residents will have a second opportunity to give their recommendations and opinion regarding the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, a fair housing study that will soon be conducted by officials from the city and the Hattiesburg Public Housing Authority.
Ask Teresa Loper or any of her colleagues at Petal High School why they love teaching, and they’ll say it’s not for awards or recognition, but rather their love of the students and of the profession.
But a little reward is always a nice extra.
Traffic signal warrant evaluation, drainage planned for Lamar Blvd.
It’s been several months since Mayor Toby Barker laid out his improvement plans for Lamar Boulevard, the much-maligned thoroughfare that connects U.S. 98 to Lincoln Road in west Hattiesburg.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.