A park and campground in Lamar County is seeking a special “resort area” status from the Mississippi Department of Revenue’s Alcoholic Beverage Control that would allow the sale and consumption of alcohol on park grounds.
Beginning in 1990, the city of Hattiesburg has paid a Cost-of-Living Adjustment for the city’s Police and Fire Disability and Relief Fund recipients, and since then has secured legislation authorizing a COLA in an amount not to exceed 30 percent of the recipients’ annual pension amounts.
Members of the public will be given two chances to learn about and voice their ideas regarding Mississippi’s long-range transportation plan, which will cover the state’s transportation goals and projects from 2020 to 2045.
William Carey University hasn’t slowed down one bit in recovering from the January 2017 tornado that destroyed several buildings on the college’s campus, with only one major building left to be rebuilt: a new student center.
The Sumrall Board of Aldermen will take the next few days to look over a map of approximately 400 acres of land that is proposed to be annexed into the city limits, before making a decision at next week’s meeting whether to accept the map as is or make changes to the proposed boundaries.