Friday Feb 28
2 ex-Columbia officers sentenced for conspiracy to transfer controlled substances
Two former Columbia police officers have been sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiracy to transfer controlled substances, according to a news release from Attorney General Jim Hood's office.
Friday Feb 28
HPD adds 1 more to ranks
Erik Bradley Herrin may be getting a late start in law enforcement, but the 33-year-old Sumrall native found he just couldn't resist following in family footsteps.
Sumrall High School
There are a lot of stories and a lot of memories, but as far as historical records go, well, let's just say there's not a lot to go on.
Bonds approved for universities' buildings, other projects
The full House of Representatives and a Senate committee approved Tuesday borrowing for capital improvements at Mississippi's institutions of higher learning and other projects.
Krewe of Elks crowns royalty
The Krewe of Elks celebrated its 48th anniversary with the announcement of King and Queen Elk XLVIII during its annual Carnival Ball on Saturday at the Hattiesburg Elks Lodge.
Local sales tax bill revived
The Citizens for Economic Development Act has been given one more chance. The local-option sales tax bill died Feb. 4, when it failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee.
Lee H. Fedric, chief executive officer of Citizens Bank in Columbia, announced that Geoffrey L. McMichael has been promoted to vice president and loan officer at the bank's Sumrall branch.
Sumrall principal to serve as interim superintendent
PURVIS _ Sumrall High School Principal Tess Smith was designated to serve as the Lamar County School District's interim superintendent this summer.