As much as societal norms have progressed over the years, Hattiesburg City Council member Deborah Delgado would have liked to think equal pay between men and women would not be an issue in 2020.
Given his long and distinguished career – and education – at William Carey University, former provost Scott Hummel considered the campus his home, and as such, had no particular motivation to ever leave that location.
With its recent designation as an official Mississippi Main Street community, officials from the Town of Sumrall are looking forward to working with the Mississippi Main Street Association to help preserve the town’s heritage while continuing to build on its steadily growing commercial and downtown district.
One could look pretty far and high – at all levels of competition – and still find it a little hard to find a squad that dominated the way the Petal High JROTC Panther Battalion did at the recent Army Mississippi State Drill Competition.
Five elementary schools throughout the Lamar County School District are joining the more than 12,000 schools throughout the country in offering Project Lead The Way, a hands-on classroom environment designed to help children develop knowledge and skills needed to excel in their studies.
“White Privilege: Unconscious Racism, Freud, and the Neuroscience of Implicit Bias,” presented by Dr. Kristen Brown Golden, is the first program in the University of Southern Mississippi’s spring 2020 Philosophy and Religion Forum.
Hattiesburg is getting in on Mississippi Musicians Day, an official day of artistic celebration that uses seminars and hands-on experiences to focus on increasing awareness of Mississippi’s musical heritage and its rightful place as the birthplace of America’s music.
With the Mardi Gras season full steam ahead, the Hattiesburg Zoo is leading the way in conservation and recycling for the second year in a row by collecting Mardi Gras beads. Guests are encouraged to bring their unwanted beads to the Hattiesburg Zoo for proper recycling.
One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.
The Petal Police Department is gearing up for its inaugural Citizens Police Academy, a six-week course designed to strengthen the relationship between the department and the residents of the Friendly City as well as improve the quality of service to the community.