As students are away on summer vacation, renovation work is going full steam ahead at Hattiesburg High School and Rowan Elementary School, part of the Hattiesburg Public School District’s plans for improvements to all schools in the district, using funds coming from the renewal of property tax assessments approved by voters last year.
Almost exactly a year ago, members of the Petal Excel By 5 Coalition, the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and the Coleman Center for Families and Children met to discuss the possibility of adding an infant/toddler playground to Hinton Park to supplement the existing play areas for older children.
In what Hattiesburg attorney Clark Hicks called “one of the largest verdicts that’s ever been awarded in Lamar County,” a jury this week awarded a man $1.5 million in a civil trial involving a Hub City auto dealership.
Shop Petal First – an annual initiative that showcases the Friendly City’s retail scene and encourages residents to keep their dollars local – is changing up a bit this year, moving from its usual fall slot to summer.
Kenneth Herbert Atwood
69, of Oloh
Kenneth Herbert Atwood died June 2, 2019, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Hulett-Winstead Sumrall Chapel with burial in Oloh Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hulett-Winstead Sumrall Chapel.
Cool Idea: Joy Moore plans to play the piano for 12 hours straight to pay for church air conditioner repairBy HASKEL BURNS,
Anyone familiar with south Mississippi doesn’t need to be told how hot and humid the summer months in the area can be.
The Supreme Court of Mississippi has ruled in favor of the Lamar County School District in regard to the district denying the installation of an LED advertising billboard on its 16th Section leasehold on Old Highway 11.
A Veteran Pine Belt lawman who oversaw the advancement of the University of Southern Mississippi Police Department concluded a stellar career in law enforcement June 28, when he traded his badge in for what family, friends and colleagues agree is a well-deserved retirement.
As a physician, I see patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions every day.
Some patients are able to find relief by taking prescription medications, yet other patients don’t respond well to these drugs and need another option.