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.
Swedish people are quite familiar with the concept of “fika” - literally translated, the word means “to take a break with something to eat.”
Swedish cafe owner Dalida Bollig is bringing that concept - along with the calm, serene tastes of Sweden - to downtown Hattiesburg with her new restaurant Fika.
Brady Raanes, CFA, CFP, CMT, was recently named to the InvestmentNews 40 under 40 list, which recognizes advisors from national, regional and independent firms. Raanes is currently the director of Investment Strategy at Raanes Capital Advisors and a Financial Advisor with Raymond James Financial Services.
The addition of 90 upcoming jobs, current and future growth, and a milestone for Regions Bank were all celebrated last Thursday during a ribbon cutting at the recently-opened Regions Bank Loan Operation Center at the corner of Lincoln Road and Lamar Boulevard.
The Friendly City, paired with the (Israeli) City of Angels?
Could happen, if a new initiative takes off to name Kiryat Malakhi, Israel, as the sister city to Petal.
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.