Officials from Recover, Rebuild, Restore South Mississippi (R3SM) approached the Petal Board of Aldermen to request aid for funding administrative positions.
Mayor Hal Marx and the board decided to take the request into advisement at a regular meeting of the board on Tuesday.
Two Hattiesburg nonprofit organizations received $36,000 in grants recently to provide services to homeless mothers and children, and to families affected by natural disasters.
Who would be a better person teaching prospective teachers than a school district’s Teacher of the Year? Well, that’s what is happening this school year in Lamar County.
Mickey James of Petal doesn’t think he really did anything special recently when he and a couple of friends were going out to eat at Fred Martin’s buffet in Purvis.
Certainly, he would never use the word “hero” to describe what he did. He just reacted on instinct and helped someone. Actually, he saved a man’s life.
Sumrall is still looking to replace its police chief after the prime candidate decided to pursue a more lucrative job opportunity, Mayor Heath Sumrall said Wednesday.
At the Sumrall Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Mayor Sumrall was ready to hire a police chief, but Sandra Williams had already been hired elsewhere.