Hattiesburg City Council members are expected to vote at their Dec.
Last week’s meeting of the Lamar County Board of Supervisors provided more boosts to fire protection in the county, with supervisors voting to create four new firefighter positions and to approve the submission of a grant that would allow a new Fire and Life Safety Educator position.
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.
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.
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.
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.