Mississippi’s growth in gross domestic product — the main measurement of an area’s economy — ranked 47th out of 50 states at 1.9 percent in the year ending with the first quarter of 2019, according to federal data released July 25.
The blood of Emmett Till remains fresh, 64 years after his murder. Last week, a photo surfaced depicting three Ole Miss fraternity students holding guns in front of a bullet-riddled memorial to Till’s execution by torture in 1955.
The first spiritual gifts test I took as a part of a church group came back and listed my primary spiritual gift as the gift of hospitality.
A few years later I took another spiritual gifts test and the results were the same — hospitality.
In this era of round-the-clock headline news, it can be hard for anyone topic to grab our attention. And while it may have flown under the radar, a recent Congressional bill dealing with the dangerous topic of ocean acidification quietly passed its vote with 95% approval.
Almost a half-million dollars that was originally earmarked for a wastewater treatment facility in Hattiesburg will now be used for a major sewer project that will repair or replace much of the sewer line on Tuscan Avenue, along with approximately one block of sewer line on Penton Street.
An upcoming workshop held by Hattiesburg’s Parks and Recreation’s Urban Forestry Department will allow attendees to learn more information about the department, urban forestry, proper tree planting and mulching techniques, and more.
William Carey University hosted a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony July 18 for the new Tatum Court, the final tornado recovery project after an EF3 tornado ravaged the campus in January 2017.
Petal’s Annaleigh Buckley finished as the first alternate to this year’s state winner, Kasey Pearson of Amory, who was crowned the 2019 Mississippi Miss Hospitality Saturday evening at the historic Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.
Military veterans and their spouses looking to start small businesses can get a jump start on their business plan with the upcoming Boots to Business Reboot, a two-part program hosted by the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce.