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The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug.
The future of one or more Hattiesburg Public School District elementary schools is uncertain as the district explores options to maximize its financial resources.
The large pavilion at Hinton Park in Petal will no longer be available on a rental basis, as the Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to discontinue that option for financial reasons.
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11th annual dulcimer festival to feature acclaimed instructors

By COLIN CAMERON,

Southern Strings Dulcimers is gearing up to host the 11th annual Southern Strings Dulcimer Festival at Calvary Baptist Church in Petal. The three-day event is set to kick off on Thursday Feb. 15, with a broad list of exciting activities on the docket for the following Friday and Saturday.






Local students learn different healthcare career options

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The Health Science II class at the Lamar County Center for Technical Education in Purvis learns about the different fields of healthcare that available for careers.

To emphasize the point, the Rescue 7 Flight Care helicopter based at Bobby L. Chain Airport in Hattiesburg made the five-minute flight to LCCTE Monday morning.






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