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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.

HUB CITY BLUES

By CARY HUDSON,

My earliest memories of music are from church, and I was especially fond of the heartfelt singing and enthusiastic gospel piano at the small country church in Hickory Grove, where my Mamaw and Papaw attended.

It was a big deal to ride the twenty miles from Sumrall to downtown Hattiesburg in Papaw's truck.

City gears up for annual Fall Festival, concert

By NIKKI SMITH,

Country music group Lonestar is bringing their show back to South Mississippi with a performance at Petal’s annual Fall Festival.

The show is just one stop on the band’s “Life As We Know It” tour that began earlier this year, which features hits from the bands latest album. “Never Enders” is the band’s 10th album.

School district encourages Pine Belt to ‘Remember Everyone Deployed’

By NIKKI SMITH,

Red is one of the Petal School District’s school colors, but this year it means a little more in the Friendly City. Petal is encouraging everyone in the district to “Think Red,” which is the theme for the 2017-18 school year.

However, the theme will go beyond “Think Red: Prepared, Inspired, Empowered.”

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