Hattiesburg




City Council votes against zoning change that would allow new liquor store

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The Hattiesburg City Council followed the Planning Commission’s recommendation to deny a zoning change for a 38th Avenue liquor store after opposition from a Baptist minister and a churchgoer.

However, Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado said Tuesday the decision to deny the zoning change was difficult for her.





Middleton retires from chancery clerk's office after 31 years

By BETH BUNCH,

When the clock strikes 5 p.m. on Friday, June 29, Doris Middleton will leave the job she’s known for the past 31.2 years.

Middleton, who serves as deputy chancery clerk in the Forrest County Chancery Clerk’s office, was recognized during Monday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors for her work with the county.








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