Due to a bug in Lamar County’s first-response paging system, Lamar Co. Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) and Verizon have been working to implement a streamlined platform designed for more efficient and reliable emergency communication.
From July 1 through the end of the 2014 calendar year, the three smaller cities in Lamar County – Purvis, Sumrall and Lumberton – have collected more than $700,000 in sales tax revenues altogether, according to a recent report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR).
Brian Neuman, a development official with the Lamar Co. Planning Department, reviewed a list of about a dozen properties and their respective issues during the Lamar County Board of Supervisors’ cleanup discussion at last week’s meeting.
Down at The Front Porch on the first Thursday of the New Year, a group of merry men made a mirthful noise, as they celebrated the birthdays of six ‘Jolly Boys’ as they do on the first Thursday of each month.
Petal got a good look at differentiation of instruction when second-grader Colette Lymon, 8, a student of Melanie Hendry at Petal Primary School (PPS), presented her independent study portfolio on the book Sarah Morton’s Day.
From July to December 2014, Petal claimed nearly $1.83 million in sales tax revenue from approximately $91.3 million in commercial sales, based on a recent report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR),