Twin Forks Rising Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of once-thriving Ward 2, was able to begin operations last year with the help of a $150,000 payment from the City of Hattiesburg.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves maintains Mississippi’s graduation rate has risen to the national average over the past five years because the state has held students to higher standards.
Note: Portions of the following column are included in a foreword I wrote for the upcoming book, “Life Lessons for Our Grandchildren,” by Marilyn Tinnin. You’ll be able to find the book in all of usual places this fall.
My paternal grandmother, Eunice Holleman St. John, was the greatest influence in, and on, my life.
Petal dentist Dr. Barbara Mauldin has had a busy summer. She recently returned from a mission to Calypson, Peru, where she and other dentists worked with villagers from the surrounding area providing checkups and helping those experiencing dental issues.
Forrest General Healthcare Foundation and Forrest General Hospital hosted a dedication of the Becky and Bill Oliver Healing Garden on June 12.
More than 900 Lamar County residents – specifically the elderly, handicapped and children – are being provided with free fire alarms, made possible by a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
All persons interested in substituting in the Petal School District for the 2019-2020 school year must attend a training session conducted by the school district. The training will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 25 at the Central Office Board Room.