In a letter to the Hattiesburg American, Councilman Kim Bradley addressed a previous letter to the editor titled, “A cry for liberty and injustice in Hattiesburg.” The author of that letter, Samuel Earl Wilson, considered Hattiesburg “paradise” and asserted that the recent convictions of Charles Bolton, Linda Bolton, and Kenneth Fairley could, “tarnish the city’s […]
African-American Stella Macabee is expected to be a shoe-in for approval to the Hattiesburg City School Board. Mrs. Macabee said she would work with the Hattiesburg City Council, should tax increases for the school district’s general fund become needed in the future. Eleanor Harris and Fred Burns were not reappointed because they raised taxes and […]
Somebody sure was having a good time together, but it didn’t involve Kim Bradley. Expressing outrage that the 3D lounge was able to open with only 47 parking spaces for an occupancy permit of 325 patrons, Councilman Bradley said in session to Mayor Johnny Dupree, “If I were the Thirsty Hippo, I would sue the […]
In an unheard move Mayor Johnny Dupree said the council could,”suspend the rules” and allow Delgado to motion to reconsider the appointment of Eleanor Harris and Fredrick Burns to the school board. Councilman Henry Naylor quickly seconded. Council president Kim Bradley fired back, “You are out of order”. He then read the rules of order […]
Councilwoman Delgado moved to table the vote on the across the board 5% pay raise for city workers, giving the council time to discuss a different allocation method to the raise proposed by mayor Johnny Dupree. In the previous day’s meeting Delgado proposed giving a $3.50 per hour raise to anyone earning $25.000 or […]
Council President Kim Bradley prevents excessive and wasteful spending on a mini excavator. He noticed that the specifications of the excavator were specific to a particular model, eliminating many alternatives that are cheaper. He asked the council to vote against funding this particular item.