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Despite two Hattiesburg City Council members voting to table the proposal of the Project NOLA camera system during Tuesday’s meeting, a second vote – this time a 4-1 approval – set the stage for a
Members of the Holy Cross Orthodox mission gathered on the banks of the Leaf River near Eastabuchie Sunday afternoon to observe the Orthodox Christian Tradition of blessing local bodies of water. 
After nearly seven years of service on the Petal Board of Aldermen – and more than three decades with the United States military – William King took his alderman-at-large seat for the last time at
The 581 K-12 students who share the cafeteria at Lumberton Schools now have a larger dining area and an updated kitchen – among other new measures – with the recent renovation of that area.

Council passes ordinance to lessen penalty for simple possession of pot


It took quite a bit of work – including a public forum, two Hattiesburg City Council work sessions and discussions with police, attorneys and state officials – but Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado’s work to lessen the penalty for simple possession of marijuana in Hattiesburg has finally paid off.

Petal student is helping with summer camps at Miss. College


Madison Brown of Petal, a May 2019 Mississippi College graduate, is one of several students helping with camps this summer on the Clinton campus. She will attend graduate school at the Baptist-affiliated university this fall.

Brown sees her role as impacting the lives of teens who may become future MC Choctaws.