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.
A discussion last Thursday over bids received by the Lamar County Board of Supervisors for at least one wheel loader turned into an examination of the bidding process and the way the specifications were written. The end result was all three bids were thrown out and rebidding will delay purchase of a wheel loader for a month.
Lifelong Hattiesburg resident Missy McGee outdistanced social worker Kathryn Rehner by a 2-1 margin during a runoff Tuesday to capture the vacant state House District 102 seat, which includes Forrest and Lamar counties.McGee collected 2,107 votes to 1,000 for Rehner in the runoff, which was required because neither candidate collected a majorit
Mike Essary’s wife, Layla, wanted a farmhouse table for the family’s home. Mike and Layla like to watch several of the television shows on the HGTV network that involve renovating homes, decorating with rustic furniture or living in a tiny house.
Funding for certain fire grading districts based on last year’s distribution drew a sharp response during Monday’s meeting from one Lamar County supervisor who believes his district was being overlooked.
Lamar County deputies and road crew workers will soon be getting bathroom privileges at community centers after the Board of Supervisors decided that those employees shouldn’t have to wait long drives to find relief.
The Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to allow access to city venues to Nicoli Hutchinson, who hopes to introduce a new music program to the city.
Hutchinson presented to the board on Tuesday his plan for implementing a program, which will offer piano lessons for seniors to help fight Alzheimer’s.
“More alike than different” seemed to be a common theme in discussion about the annual Eastern States Consortium, which was held at Petal School District this year.
The consortium began 12 years ago as a way for school district leaders from across the region to gather and exchange ideas.
With much growth in the City of Petal, Director of the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Valerie Wilson has sought the help of a branding agency to better help with marketing the Friendly City.