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The Hattiesburg City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to deny a petition by a Hattiesburg resident to reopen a convenience store at 314 Bay St., supporting the Planning Commission’s earlier denial of the move in a historical area.
The zoning issue that received the most comments from Hattiesburg residents during last Monday’s lengthy hearing generated no discussion during the City Council’s 3-2 vote to approve changing the 1711 S. 28th Ave. property from single-family residential to professional business.
A free monthly movie series in Sumrall – called Sumrall Cinema – will begin Oct. 7 with the presentation of the animated film “Hotel Transylvania” on the lawn next to the Longleaf Trace Sumrall Station and Cotton Gin at dusk.
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.
An arrest in Gulfport has brought an armed robbery suspect back to the Hub city, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.
Mayor Toby Barker challenged the dozens of first responders and guests to live “in active gratitude” during Hattiesburg’s 9/11 observance of Patriots’ Day Monday morning at Fire Station No. 1.
The Hattiesburg City Council will decide Thursday whether to support first-year Mayor Toby Barker’s budget for the Hub City after members voted unanimously during a special meeting last week to increase the tax levy by 3 mills.