Two measures passed at Monday night’s meeting of the Lamar County School District Board of Trustees will make room for the reinstatement of teacher pay supplements, as well as salary scale changes to allow raises to approximately 40 district employees.
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The Oak Grove boys basketball team went into a hostile environment Tuesday and knocked off No. 3 Meridian in a key divisional matchup, giving Oak Grove sole possession of first place in district play.
In the 1960s and early 1970s of my youth there wasn’t a lot of dining out in my family. Most special occasions were hosted by my grandmother in her dining room.
On the rare instance our family dined out my favorite restaurant was a place called Captain John’s.
Every city and county has a criminal element. Hattiesburg is no different, and periodically, violent crime rises for one reason or another.
However, the activities over the past 10 days have been unusual, and I know that.
A dedicated faculty and principal have moved the needle at Hattiesburg Public School District’s (HPSD) Grace Christian Elementary School, raising its Mississippi Department of Education rating from a D to a B-plus in three years, and the district’s Board of Directors took some time to praise the school’s achievements at its January regular boar
About a month after the City of Petal turned down the donation of the former McDonald’s building on East Central Avenue in Petal, the Petal School District has stepped in to take ownership of the building.
The man responsible for the hit-and-run accident that killed two Sumrall volunteer firefighters and injured another in early 2017 will serve 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated DUI.
A Lamar County man has been charged with murder following the death of his wife at their Oak Grove home.
In the summer of 2019, the University of Southern Mississippi decided to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at football games and other sporting events.
To be clear: Only beer and wine are being served to people under the auspices of the USM banner, at the university’s games. Liquor is a different issue altogether.
Three teenagers have been taken into custody and will be charged as adults in connection with the recent shooting death of 25-year-old Jamara Quadracus “Drake” Edwards.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two south Mississippi men face additional criminal charges after they were recaptured following a jail escape.
Local news outlets report 26-year-old Carlos Sibley and 29-year-old Donaven Harris were recaptured Saturday in Hattiesburg after escaping from the Forrest County jail Friday night.
With the general election coming up Nov. 5, Mississippi’s two secretary of state candidates have agreed to talk about their positions during a public forum Oct. 3 at William Carey University in Hattiesburg:
Walking. I've always been a walker. Only thing is, these days, not enough of us walk anymore, we drive.
In fact, we'll drive around the mall parking lot for minutes, looking for that "perfect" parking space, the one closest to Dillard's main entrance. But back in days of old, people in Hattiesburg walked, a lot. Especially me.
Safe rooms designed to provide immediate shelter needs for students, faculty and staff members at school campuses throughout the Forrest County School District, such as in the event of a tornado, are on track to be completed by early next year, according to FCSD Superintendent Brian Freeman.