William Carey University hasn’t slowed down one bit in recovering from the January 2017 tornado that destroyed several buildings on the college’s campus, with only one major building left to be rebuilt: a new student center.
The Sumrall Board of Aldermen will take the next few days to look over a map of approximately 400 acres of land that is proposed to be annexed into the city limits, before making a decision at next week’s meeting whether to accept the map as is or make changes to the proposed boundaries.
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.
Hattiesburg officials are looking to offer residents a “Safe Place for Online Transactions,” a monitored, face-to-face companion to online shopping sources or apps such as Facebook Marketplace and Letgo.
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.
For several months, the price of the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex was up in the air, with costs for construction ranging from $25 million to as high as $40 million, with a cap of $32 million in between.
As my daughter races toward her teenage years, I find myself thinking a lot about the “no bullying” campaigns that you see everywhere these days.
My first thought is that these campaigns have such a negative sound to them.