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It was the hope of parishioners of St. Fabian Catholic Church that their new church on Mississippi 589 would be ready if not for Christmas 2018, then at least by Easter of this year.
With only a short while left to file a petition in support of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County, Lumberton Mayor Quincy Rogers is looking to get the word out in hopes of getting the remaining signatures necessary to file.
To date, the Mississippi Scholars program has recognized more than 500 graduating seniors with the Mississippi Scholars distinction from the program’s two pilot school districts – Hattiesburg and Indianola – as well as several Mississippi Tech Master designations.
It’s been about five years since the inventory reports for the city of Hattiesburg have been fully reviewed and brought up to date – a span of time during which certain city-owned items have not necessarily been accounted for in the best way possible.
Forty years ago, Reverend Warren Pittman, superintendent of the Hattiesburg District of the Methodist Church, had the foresight to transform an empty Methodist church in Palmer’s Crossing into a center for after-school and weekend programs for youth in the community.
In what will be a going-away event of sorts for 15 Petal High School seniors, the school’s showchoir will host its annual Spring Show at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Petal Performing Arts Center, adjacent to the high school.
During the past year or so, officials from Hattiesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department have been looking into ways to expand their offerings, recently adding programs such as kickball and community gardens.