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  1. Planters Bank promotes Ann Williford, Melissa Purvis; names Brandon Baldwin a loan officerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Planters Bank has promoted Ann Williford to assistant vice president for the Leland office.

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  2. Lamar probing roadway issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS - At least three Lamar County subdivisions have seen sections of roadway crumble away, and the board of supervisors is determined to get to the bottom of it.

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  3. 2 face drug charges after stopRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Hattiesburg American

    A Texas man and juvenile are in federal custody after more than 11 pounds of heroin were found in their vehicle Tuesday night during a traffic stop on Interstate 59. Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said the northbound vehicle was pulled over near the Purvis exit about 9:30 p.m. for careless driving.

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  4. Traffic stop leads to heroin bustRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS_ A Texas man and juvenile are in federal custody after more than 11 pounds of heroin were found in their vehicle Tuesday night during a traffic stop on Interstate 59. Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said that the northbound vehicle was pulled over near the Purvis exit about 9:30 p.m. for careless driving.

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  5. Lamar Co. adds 2 K-9sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS - The Lamar County Sheriff's Office subscribes to the notion that a dog is man's best friend. 1 comment

  6. Engagement: Sheri Anderson & Claiborne MeadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Hattiesburg American

    Purvis and Mr. Claiborne Gowers (Clai) Meador IV of Hattiesburg are pleased to announce their engagement. They will be married in May of 2014 at Main Street Baptist Church in ...

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  7. Serving those who servedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Hattiesburg American

    ... retired Bill Berkowitz and Jerry Kendrick. Statham, who spent 10 years of a 20-year career in the Army, will man the Purvis office from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. "I just want to help veterans," Statham said. "I am a veteran and I've actually ...

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  8. Hazardous waste collection set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bobby Chain Municipal Airport in Hattiesburg and the Lamar County Multipurpose Center in Purvis. Partners in the effort are the city of Hattiesburg, the governments of Forrest and Lamar counties, the city of Petal, University ...

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  9. Right Way To Throw Away Day set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Hattiesburg American

    ... is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bobby Chain Municipal Airport in Hattiesburg and Lamar County Multipurpose Center in Purvis. The City of Hattiesburg partners with Forrest and Lamar counties, the City of Petal, University of Southern Mississippi, ...

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  10. Healthy Futures to focus on seniorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Hattiesburg American

    ... The forum will take place from 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. April 15 at the Mississippi State University Extension Office in Purvis. Lamar County seniors, organizations that provide services to seniors, caregivers, members of civic groups and faith-based ...

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  11. Lamar supervisors eye 911 upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS - Cellular phone users in Lamar County may be able to text 911 on their phones by the end of the year, but it's going to cost the county some money to add the equipment to make it possible.

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  12. William Arthur Hammond Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Republican Journal

    ... Mary Jean (Saucier) Hammond, of Searsport; his sons, William A. Hammond III, of Miami, Fla., Robert E. Hammond of Purvis, Miss. and daughter Cynthia M. (Hammond) Harris of Colorado Springs, Colo.; his grandsons, Robert and Kier; his granddaughters, ...

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  13. Lamar County looking at E911 upgradeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS _ Lamar County will have to upgrade its capabilities at its new Emergency Management Agency/E911 dispatch center to be able to receive videos, pictures and messages via text.

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  14. Officials: Building codes an 'unfunded mandate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | Hattiesburg American

    ... on building code law because we have so many losses and much money to pay out on losses," said Sen. Billy Hudson, R-Purvis. "(The Mississippi Association of Supervisors) agreed to it because it gives the counties 120 days to opt out. So, they've got ...

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  15. Smith wins Purvis electionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS - Jerry D. Smith said she wasn't nervous about her chances in Tuesday's Ward 3 alderman special election until she walked into City Hall after the polls closed at 7 p.m. "Then it was like, 'Gosh, I'm burning up,'" Smith said.

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  16. Landslide settles Purvis Alderman raceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Hattiesburg American

    PURVIS _ Jerry D. Smith recevied 93.6 percent of the votes cast today to win the vacant Ward 3 Alderman seat in Purvis.

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  17. InfoSnap's Integration with SAM7 Provides Lamar County School...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | PRWeb

    ... company out there that will devote as much time and attention to getting it right. Lamar County School District in Purvis, Mississippi, is comprised of 10,000 students across 15 different schools. This growing district wanted to restructure their ...

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  18. Hattiesburg awarded MDEQ grantRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Hattiesburg American

    ... 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 12 at Bobby Chain Municipal Airport in Hattiesburg and Lamar County Multipurpose Center in Purvis. The City of Hattiesburg partners with Forrest and Lamar counties, the City of Petal, University of Southern Mississippi, ...

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  19. Grade requirement gets tougher for Superintendent's Honor RollRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Hattiesburg American

    ... : Anti-bullying presentation for second- and third-graders by Miss Mississippi High School Alexis Carter. * Purvis Upper Elementary: Fourth-grade goodies for grandparents. * Sumrall High School: Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting, 7:30 a.m.

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  20. Purvis man making his big-screen dreams come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    It's said that every dark cloud has a silver lining. Purvis resident Vince Hatten's dark cloud manifested last year in the form of a doctor's diagnosis.

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