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Don’t think that Girls Scouts are just about cookie sales.

Just days after the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, threats made through social media to the Petal School District during the weekend forced a full investigation over a 36-hour period.

The Hattiesburg City Council approved two new street lights to be placed on Fourth Street locations to better protect areas outside of late-night businesses.

Hattiesburg’s Jewish synagogue, B’Nai Israel Synagogue, is one of four Mississippi locations to be named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Meeting the Need

By NIKKI SMITH,

The Mississippi Superintendents’ Collaborative member districts, made up of nine school districts from across the state, held the inaugural New Teachers’ Conference at The University of Southern Mississippi. Approximately 200 first-year teachers attended the conference.













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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