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A project eight years in the making that will convert the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street into age-restricted apartments is about to get its start.

Petal Mayor Hal Marx says he misspoke when he said people who don’t pay their bills responsibly are mainly to blame for the upcoming increase in residents’ water and garbage bills.

Following his swearing in last Thursday night as the Lamar County School District’s newest board member, Reggie Townsend, looking quite at ease, took his seat alongside other representatives from across the district.

The automated touchdown machine, or “A-T-M”, has been pumping out touchdowns left and right for the Hattiesburg Tigers.










Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past two weeks’ felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:

Monday, July 30




State Guilty of Malpractice

Over the past four years, there are two subjects that we have opined about more than perhaps any others: the failure to address Mississippi’s deteriorating roads and bridges, and the failure to expand Medicaid.

Both are the results of misguided leadership within Mississippi’s government. 



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