The Hattiesburg City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to deny a petition by a Hattiesburg resident to reopen a convenience store at 314 Bay St., supporting the Planning Commission’s earlier denial of the move in a historical area.
Just 11 months after campaigning on the platform of bringing back new hope for fair election, District 1 Election Commissioner Tyler Wood has resigned his post. The resignation was accepted during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.
Two Hattiesburg nonprofit organizations received $36,000 in grants recently to provide services to homeless mothers and children, and to families affected by natural disasters.
An arrest in Gulfport has brought an armed robbery suspect back to the Hub city, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann visited the Forrest County Circuit Clerk’s office last week in correlation to Voter Registration Month to unveil a new online feature that will allow Mississippi residents to access their voting information with a click of a mouse.
Mayor Toby Barker challenged the dozens of first responders and guests to live “in active gratitude” during Hattiesburg’s 9/11 observance of Patriots’ Day Monday morning at Fire Station No. 1.
The Hattiesburg City Council will decide Thursday whether to support first-year Mayor Toby Barker’s budget for the Hub City after members voted unanimously during a special meeting last week to increase the tax levy by 3 mills.