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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.
To many, their lineage is a mystery, obscured by time. The South Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society is hoping to change that, and is in a better position to do so than ever before.
Petal School District teachers will return to school August 1, but what about those who fill in for them?
The Petal School District will hold training for potential substitute teachers for the 2017-18 school year on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. until noon.
“You can smell the wax on the floors, the drums from band camp and the whistles from football, that’s how you know school is close to starting back,” Petal School District Superintendent Dr. Matt Dillon said at a regular meeting of the board on Thursday.
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.
MERIDIAN – PCS coach Joey Hawkins said prior to official practice beginning it’d take at least four weeks into the regular season to build his team’s offensive identity. Whether or not the Bobcats have achieved that, and it seems they’re on the right track, they’re 4-0 on the young season.