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Two Lumberton aldermen said last week they fully support Police Chief Carlus Page, who said he planned to fight the town’s drug problem and set up a substation in town.

Each football season, thousands of fans come to Panther Stadium to cheer on the Petal High School football team as they attempt to make their way to another state championship game.

The Hattiesburg City Council approved entering into an agreement with the University of Southern Mississippi to provide a transit route near the campus for students, faculty and staff beginning July 1.

The City of Petal and its school district will be represented at Ole Miss next Tuesday, when Mayor Hal Marx speaks at a Mayor’s Panel on Early Childhood Education.


Longleaf Trace

By BETH BUNCH,

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.














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