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SUMRALL – The Bobcats have reeled off four straight wins to begin the season 4-1 with one non-region game left on the schedule for the second straight season, but why does this season feel a little different?
PURVIS – Purvis and Seminary struggled through a defensive battle, a lightning delay and a pouring rain, but the Tornadoes topped the weather and the visiting Bulldogs 12-7 with stellar plays on defense Friday night to capture their homecoming victory.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.
Two Hattiesburg nonprofit organizations received $36,000 in grants recently to provide services to homeless mothers and children, and to families affected by natural disasters.
Mickey James of Petal doesn’t think he really did anything special recently when he and a couple of friends were going out to eat at Fred Martin’s buffet in Purvis.
Certainly, he would never use the word “hero” to describe what he did. He just reacted on instinct and helped someone. Actually, he saved a man’s life.
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.
Although the information may not be required, the Lamar County School Board said Board Attorney Rick Norton can send paperwork involving the consolidation with the Lumberton schools to the Department of Justice for preclearance.
Only one candidate had qualified to run for the Alderman-at-large seat on the Sumrall Board of Aldermen by early Wednesday after the winner of the June 6 General Election had to resign.
Adam Grimsley, who finished third in the General Election for the seat, has qualified.