Forrest County taxpayers may find themselves on the hook to refund nearly $2 million in tax payments to a local manufacturer after a court ruling this week.
The Jones County Junior College Maroon Typhoon Marching Band earned its moniker after being named the No. 1 junior college band in the state in 1976. This year’s group is sure to continue the tradition of having a bold and full sound because it is one of the largest bands in recent history with 212 members.
With the start of another school year, officials from the Coleman Center for Families and Children in Petal are gearing up for this year’s Playshop activities.
Next time you go shopping, don’t throw your packages away – those box tops could help Petal Upper Elementary School students and teachers with projects and supplies.
Out of the more than 150 school districts throughout Mississippi, the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents chose only about 20 superintendents to serve as this year’s mentors for incoming superintendents.
Those traveling along Old Richton Road in Petal last week may have been inconvenienced a time or two as crews worked on paving a 1.4-mile stretch of road. But in the end it will be worth it.
Being so far away from home pulled Jennifer Rogers and her family back to Plant City, Florida, this summer. She had moved to Mississippi four years ago for the change of scenery when her mother-in-law moved to the Magnolia State.
Oak Grove High School is one of three high schools in the country recognized for its leadership in addressing safety and security issues on its campus.