Government entities in the state will be paying a service fee every time they want to buy anything not related to construction or professional services, State Auditor Stacey Pickering told the Lamar County Board of Supervisors last week.
The song soaring through my headphones for this month’s offering is “Given to Fly” from the 1998 release, Yield, by Seattle rockers Pearl Jam.
For me, this was my rediscovery of a band that I’d come very close to letting go completely. By this point in the 90’s, the alternative/grunge movement was close dying out completely.
Oak Grove Upper Elementary School students and faculty got the opportunity to see the first sign of the health and fitness grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation of almost $100,000 with the ropes challenge course. The 12-stage play area was installed last week.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors believe that all horses involved in activities at the county’s Multi-purpose Center in Purvis should be medically cleared before being held there.
In layman’s terms, passage of the hotly-debated federal tax bills in Congress could determine if the Lamar County School District will see as much as a $930,000 savings through re-financing school bonds.