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After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.

Some Lamar County high school students would be forced to take specialized literacy and math courses during the 2018-19 school year because their junior-year ACT scores fell between 15 and 18 in benchmark scores.

The memories came flooding back to 79-year-old Dr. Toxey Morris of Hattiesburg last weekend as he looked up at the USS Tripoli Landing Helicopter Assault 7 warship that was christened at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula.

On this week’s episode, Sumrall coach Shannon White and Brandon Shields join the show for separate interviews.

First Barker budget passes

By BUSTER WOLFE,

With little fanfare, the Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved the first budget under Mayor Toby Barker last week with the inclusion of pay raises, improved infrastructure and new projects in each ward.

Barker said he was pleased with the City Council’s positive reaction to the budget.

Campaigning continues for House District 102 candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Missy Warren McGee and Kathryn Rehner will be campaigning for the next week after the two Hattiesburg collected enough votes for an Oct. 3 runoff to fill the state House District 102 seat

The two women were among four candidates who competed Sept. 12 in a special election. The runoff could have a bearing on the

Pine Hills residents come out in opposition to zoning request

By BUSTER WOLFE,

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.

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