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The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug.
The future of one or more Hattiesburg Public School District elementary schools is uncertain as the district explores options to maximize its financial resources.
The large pavilion at Hinton Park in Petal will no longer be available on a rental basis, as the Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to discontinue that option for financial reasons.
Magic carpet rides, excursions to the depths of the sea, trips to outer space and other classroom adventures will be much easier for Pine Belt-area students, thanks to the good folks at Anderson D

Public, sports enthusiasts invited to Lamar Co. sportsplex meeting


The Lamar County Sports Complex Vision Board invites sports enthusiasts to attend one of two meetings scheduled for Tues. Feb. 26 at the Breland Community Center on West 4th street or Thurs. Feb. 28 at the Lamar County Multi-Purpose Center meeting room, located in the Purvis Industrial Park. Both meetings will be at 7:15 PM.

Forrest County eligible for Dec. flooding assistance


Forrest County is one of 10 Mississippi counties to benefit from federal assistance after President Donald J. Trump declared parts of South Mississippi a major disaster.

The damage resulted from severe storms and flooding Dec. 27 and 28 in Forrest, Clarke, Covington, Greene, Jasper, Jones, Marion, Newton, Perry and Wayne counties.