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State Rep. Toby Barker will officially enter the 2017 Hattiesburg mayoral race this week with a video message distributed via social media.

Barker, 35, will face incumbent Mayor Johnny DuPree in the city’s general election on June 6.

The 2017 Petal Distinguished Young Woman Annaleigh Buckley not only passed on her title to Megan Smith on Saturday, but she is also the inspiration behind Smith’s participation in the program.

The Lumberton Board of Aldermen is waiting to see what the town’s National Guard Amory is worth before possibly selling it to an industrial prospect, Mayor Kent Crider said recently.

SUMRALL -- The eight former Sumrall High School state champion basketball teams were honored Tuesday night between the varsity girls and boys’ games against Purvis on the third attempt to recognize the former...