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.
Hattiesburg’s EUROHA Alumni Association will host its 17th biennial reunion July 1-7 of graduates and others who attended the city’s historic former African-American high schools – Eureka, Royal Street and L.J. Rowan - with a wide variety of events scheduled throughout the week.
Several Hattiesburg-area students were winners in the Mississippi Music Teachers Association Pre-College State Finals held on May 18 at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. They represent the studios of Laura Broughton, Ellen Elder, Gail Fox, Victoria Johnson, Jan Mesrobian, Stephen Redfield, and Barbara Stephenson.
A number of Hattiesburg students were among 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at The University of Alabama and were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
The City of Hattiesburg has received a $1.7 million grant to help rehabilitate and improve drainage along Lamar Boulevard, as well as support increased commercial traffic flow.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the awarding of the Department’s Economic Development Administration grant last week.
Hattiesburg City Council will hold an upcoming public hearing that will allow department heads to determine how to proceed on a dilapidated former church on Atlanta Street.