On Monday, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, as well as network affiliates across the nation posted stories and broadcast news of the death of Thomas Hudner Jr., 93, of Concord, Mass.
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.
Just 11 months after campaigning on the platform of bringing back new hope for fair election, District 1 Election Commissioner Tyler Wood has resigned his post. The resignation was accepted during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors.
At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.
Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.
Cooling off in the summer with a cold drink is a must. Neil Langford, a kindergartener at Petal Primary School, capitalized on that last week with a Koolaid stand he set up in the parking lot of his parents’ business in Petal.
Petal High School students are making it possible for faculty, staff and students to get their caffeine fix at the start of the day.
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.
A few Petal residents living along South George Street turned out to a regular meeting of the city Board of Aldermen on Tuesday with concerns about a fence built by the city, which blocks their view of Hinton Park.