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Forrest County District 2 Supervisor Charles Marshall still has 46 more days of service to the people of the county before his final day on the job, Jan. 5, 2020.
The fate of the former McDonald’s building on East Central Avenue in Petal is still up in the air, at least for the time being.
An ecumenical and interfaith  Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. 
As the first step in easing traffic congestion associated with train lines in Hattiesburg, officials are looking into acquiring several parcels of land required to complete a two-lane overpass tha


Creating solutions, putting city first goals of candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The two candidates who face each other Tuesday in the runoff for the state House District 102 seat are working hard to bring out the votes. The runoff between Missy McGee and Kathryn Rehner is required because neither candidate collected a majority of votes in the Sept. 12 special election.




First Barker budget passes

By BUSTER WOLFE,

With little fanfare, the Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved the first budget under Mayor Toby Barker last week with the inclusion of pay raises, improved infrastructure and new projects in each ward.

Barker said he was pleased with the City Council’s positive reaction to the budget.




Campaigning continues for House District 102 candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Missy Warren McGee and Kathryn Rehner will be campaigning for the next week after the two Hattiesburg collected enough votes for an Oct. 3 runoff to fill the state House District 102 seat

The two women were among four candidates who competed Sept. 12 in a special election. The runoff could have a bearing on the






Pine Hills residents come out in opposition to zoning request

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The zoning issue that received the most comments from Hattiesburg residents during last Monday’s lengthy hearing generated no discussion during the City Council’s 3-2 vote to approve changing the 1711 S. 28th Ave. property from single-family residential to professional business.



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