The Lamar County Board of Supervisors is considering donating toward the purchase of the Gold Star Families monument that will be placed at Camp Shelby this year. Leonard Scardino, who has been working the past two years to have the monument built, said $3,000 is remaining to pay for the display.
Skilled robotics teams from Oak Grove, Sumrall, Petal, Hattiesburg and around the state are practicing right up to this weekend’s Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship as the University of Southern Mississippi hosts 132 teams at Payne Center.
The Mississippi Supreme Court refused last week to review the appeals of James Curtis Clark, who was convicted July 25, 2016, of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in Forrest County Circuit Court.
Yolanda Morris, the parent of a Thames Elementary School third-grader, will bring a commitment to the Hattiesburg schools and a keen financial knowledge to the Hattiesburg Public School District Board of Trustees after her nomination was approved by the City Council on Tuesday.
The Hattiesburg City Council approved two new street lights to be placed on Fourth Street locations to better protect areas outside of late-night businesses.