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A 5 percent increase on the county’s property, casualty and liability insurance was discussed during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. Roman Galey, representing SouthGroup Insurance Services, said the increase was one of the lowest based on performance across 58 counties.
Representatives from Forrest and Lamar counties, the City of Hattiesburg and Area Development Partnership visited with members of Mississippi’s Congressional delegation – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker and Rep. Steven Palazzo – last week in the nation’s capital.
Baby boomers, those people born from 1945–1965, are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. And that’s true for the country’s veterans.
A Hattiesburg staple for a number of years, Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn has enjoyed visitors from around the world. Soon it will be on display for everybody to see, just without that wonderful smell and taste.
If the houses toward the north end of Busch-man Street could talk, they’d have stories of how they’ve seen the city grow. Some of the older homes have tax records that date back to the 1890s and saw the day when there was no indoor plumbing or electricity.
Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Congregants and guests filled the sanctuary of the B’Nai Israel Temple last Thursday as the synagogue dedicated and celebrated its National Historic Registry designation.
The Petal Board of Aldermen wasted no time taking care of business during Tuesday night’s meeting.
The board approved an emergency resolution authorizing Mayor Hal Marx to approve a work order for road work at Hillcrest and East Central.
Don’t think that Girls Scouts are just about cookie sales. In Petal, troops have held everything from coat drives to tree plantings and one local troop, Troop 3890, is in the process of helping restore the Petal Dog Park, which was destroyed in the January 2017 tornado. They also have plans to establish a Little Free Library at the site.