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Forrest County District 2 Supervisor Charles Marshall still has 46 more days of service to the people of the county before his final day on the job, Jan. 5, 2020.
The fate of the former McDonald’s building on East Central Avenue in Petal is still up in the air, at least for the time being.
An ecumenical and interfaith  Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. 
As the first step in easing traffic congestion associated with train lines in Hattiesburg, officials are looking into acquiring several parcels of land required to complete a two-lane overpass tha












Officials work to restore flood insurance discounts

By HASKEL BURNS,

With Lamar County’s rating in the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System recently dropping a point – causing residents’ discounts on flood insurance to lower from 10 percent to 5 percent – county officials are currently working on different measures to restore that rating, along with the savings it brings.



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