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Petal High School surpassed their goal and delivered 1,144 books to benefit a high school library in Kenya as part of the African Library Project.

Forty-five members of the Oak Grove High School Theatre will advance to the Mississippi Theatre Association State competition Jan. 11-14, 2018, at Mississippi University for Women in Columbia.

Eighteen deficiencies were reported in the City of Hattiesburg’s fiscal year 2015 audit, which was presented to the City Council at its agenda setting meeting Monday afternoon at City Hall.

The Hattiesburg Tigers punched their ticket to the 5A State Championship for the first time since 1998 after beating rival Laurel 33-22 last Friday in the South State Championship at D.I. Patrick Stadium.

The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices, and lively African songs and dances.

Just three months after the death of Petal’s first city attorney, Tom Tyner, the Petal Board of Aldermen dedicated the board room at City Hall as the Thomas W. Tyner Municipal Board Room, at the request of Mayor Hal Marx.

Shop Petal First

By NIKKI SMITH,

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.

District seeks community aid

By NIKKI SMITH,

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. 

Artist Heidi Pitre puts a face on public art installment

By BUSTER WOLFE,

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.

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