A Hattiesburg staple for a number of years, Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn has enjoyed visitors from around the world. Soon it will be on display for everybody to see, just without that wonderful smell and taste.
If the houses toward the north end of Busch-man Street could talk, they’d have stories of how they’ve seen the city grow. Some of the older homes have tax records that date back to the 1890s and saw the day when there was no indoor plumbing or electricity.
Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Congregants and guests filled the sanctuary of the B’Nai Israel Temple last Thursday as the synagogue dedicated and celebrated its National Historic Registry designation.
Sacred Heart Catholic High School recently announced senior August Sohbian Thriffiley has been named a National Merit Scholar by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
We support state Rep. Andy Gipson’s House Bill 387, which prevents the immediate incarceration of Mississippians for non-payment of fines.
And that’s significant for many reasons – not the least because we hardly agree with anything Rep. Gipson says or does.
A referendum could be put before Hattiesburg voters in May if the city’s school district board of trustees moves to ask for a renewal of property taxes due to expire soon, which could bring in approximately $20 million for proposed improvements to its schools.
A consultant who studied Hattiesburg’s water rate structure said the city should raise rates to meet its requirements in the future. City officials said they would explore all possible solutions before considering rate increases.
Fourth-graders Jacob and Katie Roark missed their soccer game last Saturday morning. But that was OK, because they were competing in the VEX/IQ Mississippi Robotics Championship at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Payne Center.
The maximum benefit from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program fails to cover the cost of an average meal in more than 99 percent of United States counties, according to study released recently by the Urban Institute.