Secretary of Education congratulates district on 'A' rating

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lamar County educators and students should be patting themselves on the backs and telling other people about their success after state Secretary of Education Dr. Carey Wright stopped at Oak Grove High School earlier this week on her Tour of Excellence to congratulate school districts that earned an “A” accreditation scores recently.

HPD accepting applications for 2018 police academy

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Hattiesburg Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2018 academy through Jan. 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Prospective officers who complete the application process will be scheduled to take the civil service exam on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at the Hattiesburg Police & Fire Training Academy (53 Academy Drive).

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