The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s finding in favor of “Lumberton Informer” publisher Jonathan Griffith in a 2015 slander and libel case against Lumberton City Clerk Merlene Wall Tuesday.
Procedures that apparently were not followed in Hattiesburg’s city departments led to some areas where the current budgets were in the red by hundreds of thousands of dollars, the city’s interim chief financial officer told the City Council this week.
Lamar County educators are continuing to study last week’s release of the 2016-17 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program results showing overall proficiency in certain subject areas in the first of three pieces in the assessment process.
Every year, Tonya McCullum stands to cut the ribbon signaling the start of the annual 6.5K Walk-A-Thon hosted by the Making Strides Foundation.
Standing is a part of daily life for most, and something that is overlooked as it is so commonplace.
Tornado recovery is ongoing in both Petal and Hattiesburg. A group with Mennonite Disaster Relief is looking to spend a little less than a year helping out in the area.
The group put in a request for the City of Petal Board of Aldermen to vote on at a regular meeting of the board on Tuesday.
The first football game of the season for Petal High School will be at home on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The Panthers will host Hattiesburg High School. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Petal Excel By 5 will be the game sponsor for the first game of the season, which will include many special activities planned for the game.
Dynamic Dyslexia Design: The 3-D School and Evaluation Center Petal location is no longer the only separate school for dyslexia in the state. The school has expanded outside of the City of Petal in order to meet the need executive director of the 3-D School Cena Holifield sees on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.