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Hattiesburg police have asked for any information leading to the apprehension of 26-year-old Rhakim Jamal James, who is wanted for six counts of aggravated assault in the recent shooting in 6100 block of U.S. Hwy. 49 last weekend.
When the Mississippi Department of Education’s accountability model ratings came out in October, the Hattiesburg Public School District failed to improve upon its “D” grade, but it did increase its total points over last year’s results by 7.2 percent. And some of their schools improved their ratings. And that was something to be proud of.
Pine Belt lawmakers applauded Gov. Phil Bryant’s “State of the State” pep rally in the House of Representatives’ chamber Tuesday night, praising the governor’s positive comments about the state’s economic development progress and the success of the third-grade reading scores.
Hattiesburg Schools Superintendent Robert Williams received a one-year extension of his contract, following a unanimous vote by the school district’s Board of Trustees at their Jan. 9 regular meeting. The move keeps him as leader of the HPSD through 2021.
A group of Thames Elementary School fourth-graders want to make sure students know when it’s OK to be absent from school.
Their message received rave reviews from state education officials, who awarded the group the top award in a “Strive for Less Than Five” attendance awareness campaign competition.
The Hattiesburg City Council approved 13 of 14 ad valorem tax exemptions for major industries operating out of the Hub City at its meeting before the holidays, but the 14th one – Mar-Jac Poultry – will have to wait until the Jan. 4, 2018, meeting.
Forrest General Hospital proudly announced the winners of the 12th-annual Philip W. Rogers Awards during the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Celebration! These annual awards are presented to healthcare workers who exemplify commitment to the field of medicine and excellence in patient care.