In what Hattiesburg attorney Clark Hicks called “one of the largest verdicts that’s ever been awarded in Lamar County,” a jury this week awarded a man $1.5 million in a civil trial involving a Hub City auto dealership.
Shop Petal First – an annual initiative that showcases the Friendly City’s retail scene and encourages residents to keep their dollars local – is changing up a bit this year, moving from its usual fall slot to summer.
Kenneth Herbert Atwood
69, of Oloh
Kenneth Herbert Atwood died June 2, 2019, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Hulett-Winstead Sumrall Chapel with burial in Oloh Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hulett-Winstead Sumrall Chapel.
Cool Idea: Joy Moore plans to play the piano for 12 hours straight to pay for church air conditioner repairBy HASKEL BURNS,
Anyone familiar with south Mississippi doesn’t need to be told how hot and humid the summer months in the area can be.
The Supreme Court of Mississippi has ruled in favor of the Lamar County School District in regard to the district denying the installation of an LED advertising billboard on its 16th Section leasehold on Old Highway 11.
A Veteran Pine Belt lawman who oversaw the advancement of the University of Southern Mississippi Police Department concluded a stellar career in law enforcement June 28, when he traded his badge in for what family, friends and colleagues agree is a well-deserved retirement.
As a physician, I see patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions every day.
Some patients are able to find relief by taking prescription medications, yet other patients don’t respond well to these drugs and need another option.
Prejudge. Prejudice. Are the two words like first cousins? I'm reminded of an incident to use as an illustration.
Many years ago, when I lived in Los Angeles, Sunday afternoons were dedicated to free time, getting into my car and exploring some of the many things to do in that megalopolis of a city.
Every parent has a go-to breakfast. In our house, my wife typically makes the before-school morning meal. Most days, I was already at work while the kids were preparing for school. I fill in on occasion with “daddy breakfasts.”
Daddy breakfasts are usually reserved for special occasions or out-of-town sojourns with the guys.
The basketball court across from the Petal Family Branch YMCA on Hillcrest Loop has reopened after a goal at the court was vandalized last week.