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A $25,000 donation has Hattiesburg’s first downtown dog park nearing its goal of opening by the fall.

Veterans from all walks of life were celebrated at the Lake Terrace Convention Center on Saturday May 21.

A  groundbreaking for a second solar farm in as many months and future plans for a third, have officials saying the Pine Belt could be the solar energy capital of the Southeast.

Cheers went up from the crowd as dapperly-attired men and beautifully-dressed women, boys and girls emerged from convertibles which made their way around the circular drive in front of the Arc’s Multipurpose Center Monday night.

With approximately 68,000 Vietnam veterans in the state of Mississippi, the Hattiesburg Veterans Committee is working to give these men and women a token of thanks for their service.

Petal School District said goodbye to nine employees of Petal schools with a retirement reception May 12. Loraine Thigpen, of Americus, Georgia, is wrapping up 29 years in education after spending over nine years with Petal School District.


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