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Some Forrest County voters in District 2 will soon switch to a different voting precinct on election days.
Members of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors recently approved the relocation of the precinct at the African American Military History Museum, 305 E. Sixth St., to the Eureka School building at 412 E. Sixth St.
A trial date has been set in the case of Dana Coleman, a former office manager at Hattiesburg Municipal Court who is suing the city for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission violations, in particular racial harassment and discrimination.
Saturday, May 12, marks the 26th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. It’s the second year that Community Bank of Hattiesburg has been providing bags for the foodraiser. Approximately 55,000 bags will be distributed to Pine Belt residents during this week.
After an EF-3 tornado swept through Petal and east Hattiesburg in January 2017, the City of Petal Dog Park was left bare, with all of its amenities – including exercise equipment and an obstacle course – wiped away by the storm.
Hattiesburg High School celebrated its 60th birthday this year, although the aging structure has not received a major facelift since a 2003 bond issue was passed. As what one administrator calls “the flagship of the school district,” a renovation is overdue.
For the past 20 years, a group of women have been working on the Chain Gang at Merit Health Wesley. In this case, the chain this gang is using is the chain stitch to make baby blankets, newborn caps, prayer shawls, pillows and walker caddies for patients and workers alike.
Almost a year and a half after the shops in Eastbrook Commons were destroyed by the January 2017 EF-3 tornado, Fox’s Pizza Den is set to return to the Petal shopping center, along with a new yogurt shop.
The students at Petal Elementary School may be small in stature, but that didn’t stop them from making a huge contribution to the American Cancer Society.