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Last year, Hattiesburg Public School District (HPSD) was staring at multiple vacancies, including for classroom teachers, as the start of classes neared.
Demolition costs for cleaning up the tornado-damaged Mount Carmel Baptist Church in downtown Hattiesburg could run as much as $450,000, Mayor Toby Barker told the League of Women Voters Monday night.
While most people spend their summers lounging by the pool, going on vacation and taking a well-deserved break from their work, such is not the case for many Hattiesburg churches.
As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. But with the number of books recently donated to the Hattiesburg Public Library, The Spectrum Center hopes to paint a clearer picture of the LGBTQ+ community for everyone.
The first official meeting between Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and the Forrest County Board of Supervisors took place Monday during the board’s public forum.
Barker discussed the repaving of W.L. Runnels Road in the near future.
“That road is incredibly important to our county, city and region,” said Barker.
The Hattiesburg City Council approved Mayor Toby Barker’s two newest appointments and two new positions Tuesday afternoon at City Hall, but not without an eight-minute protest against the decisions by Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado.