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Oak Grove Middle School teachers and parents took to the school halls on Sunday to put a new face on two buildings’ interiors.
Teacher Heather Scott Adams said she received some help to get the paint and get it on the walls.
The City of Hattiesburg and Pearl River Community College have joined to provide free Commercial Driver’s License training for city employees beginning in August. Officials from both entities see the program as the start of a powerful relationship.
Pine Belt shoppers will be able to save some cash during the 48 hours of the Sales Tax Holiday on Friday and Saturday, but they will have to follow a few rules when it comes to making smart choices in back to school sales.
The 2018 Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 27, and midnight Saturday, July 28.
A petition to force a referendum allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County is making the rounds at several businesses, including at least two grocery stores.
Tables are set up near the checkouts at Ramey’s Marketplace stores in the Lumberton and Purvis. A Sumrall Ramey’s would not confirm that the petition was available there.
Every Lamar County high school graduate will receive free tuition at Pearl River Community College under a proposal presented to the Board of Supervisors at its meeting last Thursday.
The cost would be $300,000 per year.
After more than 40 years as an educator, Carolyn Lott Adams submitted her resignation at last week’s Lamar County School District Board of Trustees meeting in Purvis.
Adams cited personal reasons for leaving the position, with her resignation becoming effective July 31.