On Monday, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, as well as network affiliates across the nation posted stories and broadcast news of the death of Thomas Hudner Jr., 93, of Concord, Mass.
The congregation of Petal First Baptist Church will uninsured adults in the Pine Belt by offering their second free dental clinic.
At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.
Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.
Mayor Hal Marx and the Petal Board of Aldermen have approved an ordinance changing a zoning ordinance classifying property located on Byrd Boulevard as C-2, or general commercial district, to R-4, which means high density residential.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
Longtime Sumrall Police Chief Willie James Preston will be buried on Saturday after he died earlier this week.
Preston, who was the town’s first black police officer and served as police chief for 17 years, was honored earlier this year when the Mississippi Legislature named a part of Mississippi Hwy. 589 in his honor.
Nine Hattiesburg residents outlined their complaints with their local cable provider, Comcast, during a public hearing Tuesday night, saying monthly bills were being increased without notice, service calls were delayed or going unanswered and more television providers are needed.