The Lamar County and Lumberton school boards approved new district lines at both meetings last Monday for two reasons.
Retired U.S. Army Gen. Jeff Hammond gave his seven reasons to stand for the American flag and the National Anthem during the 21st annual Veterans Day breakfast sponsored by Oak Grove High School students at Temple Baptist Church’s Christian Activities Center.
Those looking to beat the holiday shopping crowds and support their local economy have the opportunity to do both with the Friendly City’s annual Shop Petal First. The 16th annual event is sponsored by the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and will take place from Nov. 16 to 18.
Mayor Hal Marx and the Board of Aldermen hosted a town hall meeting on the city's Comprehensive Plan last week.
The public was invited to attend to provide input and voice concerns.
While Petal School District faculty, staff and students are proud of their rating as number one in the state based on the results of Mississippi Department of Education’s accountability model results, Superintendent Dr. Matt Dillon said this is only one piece of the district’s story.
It’s nearing that time again.
Through the Mississippi Early Learning Collaborative legislation, support for a Mississippi Department of Education approved early learning collaborative could make individuals and corporations eligible for a 1:1 state tax credit for a donated amount up to $1 million.
Stores across the country are already stocking the shelves with all things Christmas. The Petal Children’s Task Force board members have the holidays on the brain, too.
Heidi Pitre had been spurred on for the past two years to paint something on the side of the Grove Transit building on Hardy Street across from the Hattiesburg Zoo. Painting something that large was a journey into the unknown for the New Orleans native now splitting time between Hattiesburg and Austin, Texas.