Thad Waites, MD, MACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General, has held many positions throughout his career, including chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors and a member of the ACC’s Board of Trustees.
Merit Health Wesley’s Graduate Medical Education residency program has seen great success since its inception in July 2015, recently holding graduation for 22 resident physicians and welcoming a new class of first-year residents.
Hattiesburg’s Hub City Transit system could see a handful of improvements – including added sidewalks, pedestrian signals and crosswalks at certain bus stop locations – if the city is the recipient of a $2.61 million Federal Transit Administration grant.
All persons interested in substituting in the Petal School District for the 2019-2020 school year must attend a training session conducted by the school district. The training will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 25, at the Central Office Board Room.
Pete the Cat, the star of more than 60 children’s books by authors James Dean and Eric Litwin, is coming to visit with Petal children for three upcoming EXCELebrate Readiness by Reading events.
As a new school year approaches, teachers with the Lamar County School District will receive an extra $200 supplement for the upcoming academic year. The allocation, Option 2 on a recent school board agenda, was approved unanimously by the board during its June 10 meeting.
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. 6 primary election ballot, but organizers are optimistic they’ll have the required amount to make the general election in November.
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.
However, the pavilion will still be available to participants on a first-come, first-served basis.