Mayor Toby Barker challenged the dozens of first responders and guests to live “in active gratitude” during Hattiesburg’s 9/11 observance of Patriots’ Day Monday morning at Fire Station No. 1.
The Hattiesburg City Council will decide Thursday whether to support first-year Mayor Toby Barker’s budget for the Hub City after members voted unanimously during a special meeting last week to increase the tax levy by 3 mills.
The library systems in Lamar County and in Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County were singled out for their performances during fiscal year 2016 and named Mississippi Library Stars for the second consecutive year.
The Lamar County School District is looking for special people to serve as School Resource Officers, who are charged with the safety of almost 10,000 children every day.
The Lamar County School District will be able to use one-time money created by the fiscal year’s ending fund balance toward buying new buses and retiring four loans totaling $500,000.
Super stars, special people, cream of the crop, family, new Panthers. These were all the ways Petal School District’s newest employees were described Tuesday by Superintendent Matt Dillon and principals at their respective schools.
The Petal School District is gearing up for Homecoming festivities with the announcement of the 2017-18 Homecoming Court and the activities leading up to the big game.