A different type of church service is available in the Hattiesburg area when University Baptist Church holds its Celtic Christian service on the second Sunday of each month.
Pine Belt residents are working to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey in a variety of ways. Petal Police Chief Leonard Fuller is leading the charge that the Petal Police Department by collecting gift cards for a fellow officer living in the Houston area.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s finding in favor of “Lumberton Informer” publisher Jonathan Griffith in a 2015 slander and libel case against Lumberton City Clerk Merlene Wall Tuesday.
Procedures that apparently were not followed in Hattiesburg’s city departments led to some areas where the current budgets were in the red by hundreds of thousands of dollars, the city’s interim chief financial officer told the City Council this week.
Lamar County educators are continuing to study last week’s release of the 2016-17 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program results showing overall proficiency in certain subject areas in the first of three pieces in the assessment process.