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Mississippi’s graduation rate improved significantly from 2011 to 2015, inching closer to the national average. But it’s dropout rate also fell from the previous year.

On Sept. 10, Petal resident Stephanie Lembo shared a video on Facebook, which later went viral. In it she detailed the story of her happy marriage and the tragedy that tore it apart.

Lamar County Relay for Life teams are gearing up for the annual event and fundraising is underway. The event will be held beginning at 6 p.m. and running through midnight May 6 on the  Sumrall High School football field.

Everyone loves a parade, but no one more than a child.

On Saturday, Pine Belt children will present a parade of their own – an art parade – when the Hattiesburg Art’s Councils smART Space on Parade gets rolling.

The Lamar County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a moratorium on multi-unit housing within the county at a regular meeting held April 21.


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