A free monthly movie series in Sumrall – called Sumrall Cinema – will begin Oct. 7 with the presentation of the animated film “Hotel Transylvania” on the lawn next to the Longleaf Trace Sumrall Station and Cotton Gin at dusk.
A few Petal residents living along South George Street turned out to a regular meeting of the city Board of Aldermen on Tuesday with concerns about a fence built by the city, which blocks their view of Hinton Park.
According to Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) ACT results, the 2017 graduating class made gains in overall score on the spring test administration, where juniors showed a decline.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
The schools received school supplies, cleaning supplies and gift cards that were distributed to the affected families.
Now they are looking to pay it forward.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.
Two Hattiesburg nonprofit organizations received $36,000 in grants recently to provide services to homeless mothers and children, and to families affected by natural disasters.
An arrest in Gulfport has brought an armed robbery suspect back to the Hub city, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.