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.
The state’s largest solar power plant, a $100 million facility that is located in Sumrall, generated words of praise last Friday from government officials and representatives of companies involved in the construction and operation of the facility.
The faces of poverty, homelessness, addiction and despair walk the same hallways Sumrall native Rev. Jill Barnes Buckley walks daily.
Being able to lift spirits and fortunes with caring words and deeds is second nature to Buckley, who credits mentors at Hinds for helping her then so she can help others today.
The Petal School District Early Learning Collaborative has received a “successful” rate of readiness determination from the Mississippi Department of Education based on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.
If your daily commute runs along Carterville Road, chances are you have encountered Joe Bryant. Bryant, a former farmer, sets up his produce stand along the edge of Adam’s Nursery parking lot six days out of the week – rain or shine, chilly or scorching.
Petal School District is working to help reduce hunger in the Friendly City by launching the Summer Food Service Program.
The summer feeding program helps provide nutritious meals to preschool and school-age children throughout the summer vacation.
Petal School District is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Petal School District “Champion of the Year” Award.
The Petal Education Foundation will select a person, civic club or business for the award based on their contributions to the Petal School District.
The City of Hattiesburg will close Main Street between East 5th and East 6th streets beginning at 7 p.m. Friday due to a concern for public safety regarding the Mount Carmel Baptist Church property that was severely damaged during a tornado in 2013.