In advance of this fiscal year’s upcoming budget, Hattiesburg City Council members heard Monday evening from three department heads regarding budget items and requests.
State Auditor Shad White recently announced his office is seeking to recover almost $3 million in misappropriated funds from organizations throughout Mississippi, including more than $422,000 from the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission.
David Ray is a computer instructor by trade, and a pianist at 19th Avenue Baptist Church on the weekends.
Nothing in his job description says “carpentry” or “construction.”
A partnership between Petal High School and Chain Electric has provided a new Linemen Program to help train a new generation of electric linemen for the Pine Belt.
Lamar County received a $30,000 two-year waste tire grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to continue its work collecting white goods on the weekends for disposal and cleaning up illegal dump sites.
County Administration Joseph “Jody” Waits said the funds have been awarded on a continuing basis.
Candidates to fill the vacant Lamar County School Board District B seat began interviews with board members this week, Board President Jeremy Chance said after Monday’s board meeting in Purvis.
The seat became vacant last month when Carolyn Lott Adams resigned the position for personal reasons.