“You can smell the wax on the floors, the drums from band camp and the whistles from football, that’s how you know school is close to starting back,” Petal School District Superintendent Dr. Matt Dillon said at a regular meeting of the board on Thursday.
The beginning of the school year is just around the corner and much is coming up for the Petal School District in preparation for that.
Opening convocation for faculty and staff will be held on Aug. 1, with four days of professional development following.
With the start of school just around the corner, one Petal native is helping residents go back to school and attend Panther sporting events in style.
Suzannah Ledford, owner of Oh Suzannah’s, is offering a variety of Petal-themed tops and hats to get every Panther fan ready for kick-off.
The first official meeting between Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and the Forrest County Board of Supervisors took place Monday during the board’s public forum.
Barker discussed the repaving of W.L. Runnels Road in the near future.
“That road is incredibly important to our county, city and region,” said Barker.
The Hattiesburg City Council approved Mayor Toby Barker’s two newest appointments and two new positions Tuesday afternoon at City Hall, but not without an eight-minute protest against the decisions by Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado.
To many, their lineage is a mystery, obscured by time. The South Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society is hoping to change that, and is in a better position to do so than ever before.