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Christmas came early for the staff of the Forrest County Chancery Clerk’s office who won the coveted Spirit of Christmas award on Monday. In its second year, the award recognizes the best holiday display among employees of the chancery court building.
Monday, Dec. 4
• 11:31 a.m., 6140 U.S. Hwy. 98, Papitos Mexican Grill & Restaurant, Burglary, Automobile (Theft From Motor Vehicle).
• 11:32 a.m., 6140 U.S. Hwy. 98, Papitos Mexican Grill & Restaurant, Burglary, Automobile (Theft From Motor Vehicle), Unlocked.
An apparent confrontation between two street gangs in Hattiesburg led to the shooting spree Monday at 1810 Country Club Road that eventually brought nine arrests in the aggravated assaults and three injured people.
Of the nine people arrested, ages range from 16 to 41 years old and included a Hattiesburg High School quarterback.
Christmas and the holiday season are surrounded with words of cheer, the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties, non-stop activities and an assumption that most everyone is filled with hope, wonder and joy during this time. But that is not the case many times.
The second legal encounter to consider the proposed incorporation of Bellevue in Lamar County was postponed after only attorney William Ducker – representing citizens opposing the incorporation of Bellevue – showed up Monday morning in Purvis.
You can hear Gerrell Payton’s Salvation Army bell ringing out in the far reaches of the Walmart parking lot on Hwy. 98 West in Hattiesburg.
Payton, who is the longest-serving bellringer in the Hub City at 11 years, was on duty at his regular spot on Monday.