The City of Hattiesburg hopes to have its financial status in good enough shape by this fall that it will be able to convince Moody’s to restore the city’s bond rating, a city official told the City Council Monday afternoon.
For my column this week, I’m listening to a band I’ve only recently considered—The Killers. Specifically, I’m locked in on their single “All These Things I’ve Done” from their 2004 debut album, Hot Fuss.
A change in the dress code will clarify some earlier discussion over wearing T-shirts in the Lamar County School District during the 2018-19 school year, along with wearing hooded sweatshirts.
Superintendent Tess Smith said allowing school-specific T-shirts has been discussed in the school system for a few years.
Moving the Hattiesburg Water Bill Department under the Sewer & Water director will save money that one City Council member wanted to allocate for pay raises for department employees.
Chancellor Deborah J. Gambrell has set a deadline for June 1 to decide whether a lawsuit by the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors contesting the consolidation of the Lamar County and Lumberton school districts will go on as scheduled.
The city of Petal has joined in litigation aimed at receiving compensation from the drug manufacturers and wholesale distributors claimed to be responsible for perpetuating opioid distribution.
The decision was made at a recent meeting of the Petal Board of Aldermen, when board members voted unanimously to take part in the matter.
After an 11th-hour objection by the Lamar County Board of Supervisors, a new brew pub located across the street from the Hattiesburg city limits must face legal arguments in 10th District Chancery Court on July 30 before it can attempt to apply for a license to sell alcohol.