Mayor Toby Barker and the Hattiesburg City Council said they did not see an advantage in... READ MORE
On Saturday, Nicole Pearson of Hattiesburg stepped out of her comfort zone in a big way.
Having sold all of her household furnishings and a majority of her personal belongings, Pearson packed her car with the remaining things she wanted to keep and dropped it and her dog, Champ, off with friends and headed off on a new adventure.
After making the last payment to the contractor who supervised demolition work on Mount Carmel Baptist Church in downtown Hattiesburg, the City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to take legal action to recoup expenses on the project.
Judge Michael W. McPhail, who serves as County and Youth Court Judge and Juvenile Drug Court Judge for Forrest County, has announced he won’t seek re-election.
McPhail informed the Forrest County supervisors he would not run for his current post, which expires at the end of 2019.