It’s been a year this month since state and local officials cut the ribbon on the 450-acre Hattiesburg Solar Farm between Bonhomie Road and U.S. 49 in south Hattiesburg.
Petal Panther football is giving fans a little something extra for Friday night’s game against the Laurel Tornadoes.
Members of the Lamar County Board of Supervisors have made decisions for some areas regarding the new garbage ordinance that would discontinue county garbage pickup at duplexes that are adjacent to other multi-family residences.
Other areas, however, are still up in the air after Tuesday’s board meeting.
A university’s single biggest task is to take high school graduates and other young people and give them the tools for success as adults.
But larger institutions have many other missions, and one of the most impressive at the University of Southern Mississippi is the DuBard School for Language Disorders.
Despite the Forrest County School District seeking a half-mill increase in the FY 2018-19 budget, county taxpayers will not see an increase in ad valorem taxes.
The budget stands at $75.3M.
Lamar County residents will not see an increase in ad valorem taxes for the upcoming fiscal year, as the Lamar County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to accept the county’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget with the same millage rate as last year.
Beginning Oct. 1, Petal residents will see a slight increase on their water/sewer and garbage bills, by a total of about $4 a month.
Members of the Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to raise each service by $2, which would bring the average minimum bill from about $59 to $63 per month.
During the week of Sept. 11 when people across the country are remembering the sacrifices of those lives lost 17 years ago, a group of Hattiesburg firefighters will be doing their own thing.