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Emmie Perkins claimed the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Lamar County 2019 during Saturday night’s program at the Saenger Theater. One of eight contestants, Perkins earned the distinction based on her excellence in the areas of scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression and physical fitness.
The voluntary consolidation of the Lamar County and Lumberton schools has been challenged in 10th District Chancery Court after the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors filed suit last week.
Lewis Lights, a Pine Belt holiday tradition for the past 28 years, was vandalized at the end of the year leaving owners questioning whether or not there would be a 29th year.
Alan Howe brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in plant operations across a variety of industries as he takes over as the director of Hattiesburg’s Water & Sewer Department.
Howe was approved for the position by the City Council at Tuesday’s special called meeting at City Hall after Mayor Toby Barker’s nomination.
The Lamar County School District would receive an increase in school funding and would have a better idea of budget figures if an education funding formula presented to the Legislature by an independent consultant becomes law.
A Lumberton man who stabbed a store manager three years ago was sentenced last week to aggravated assault by 15th District Circuit Court Judge Prentiss Harrell to the maximum allowed – 20 years, with at least 12 years to serve.
The concrete flooring is expected to be poured later this month as St. Fabian Catholic Church plans to move into its sanctuary later this year before the church’s fifth anniversary, according to Father Tommy Conway.