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Attorneys representing the Lumberton Public School District – which is seeking voluntary consolidation with the Lamar County schools – are seeking circulation data to determine if Pearl River County residents received adequate information concerning the schools’ merger.
Chloe Fitton loved to fish, was witty and sarcastic, had lots of friends and a great laugh and enjoyed spending time with her parents. She was an Oak Grove High School senior. In the wee morning hours of Nov. 2, 2016, Chloe took her own life.
About 180 volunteers and prom guests from Hattiesburg and the surrounding area have registered for the Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. The event, hosted at Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, is set from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9.
The current system for warning drivers who attempt to cross six rain-swollen Lamar County spillways during major weather events is unsafe, inefficient and wasting law enforcement personnel, county officials told the Board of Supervisors on Monday.
With little fanfare Monday morning, the Lamar County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to purchase a $222,118 fully automated side-arm garbage truck at its meeting at the William J. “Pete” Gamble III Chancery Courthouse in Purvis.
Repairing and straightening out Sullivan Killrain Road between U.S. Hwy. 11 and Richburg Road will require the two-lane road to be closed beginning next week, according to Lamar County Road Manager Tommy Jones.
Lamar County Fire Coordinator George Stevens wants another fire truck to replace the aging equipment that is starting to mount at the 10 stations in the county. He hopes he can get some help from the state.
The Health Science II class at the Lamar County Center for Technical Education in Purvis learns about the different fields of healthcare that available for careers.
To emphasize the point, the Rescue 7 Flight Care helicopter based at Bobby L. Chain Airport in Hattiesburg made the five-minute flight to LCCTE Monday morning.
Daphne Nelson said she is glad she didn’t listen to a family member when it came to teaching.