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The tragedy that struck Charlottesville, Virginia, last week has left much uncertainty and disarray in its wake. The aftermath of the white nationalist rally resulted in one death and approximately 34 injuries.

Lamar County and Lumberton school districts received their English Language Arts and Mathematics state test results for third grade through to high school students for the 2016-17 school year.

Petal is known for its nicknames.

PURVIS – The Tornadoes and Warriors are pretty familiar with one another. Even though they haven’t met in a meaningful game since 2012, the two have played in jamborees the past couple of seasons.

On this week’s extended episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, it’s the high school football preview show.

National Champions


Petal High School student Jaelin Imanni Montgomery placed fifth in the National Speech and Debate Tournament, which was held June 18-23.

More than 150,000 student members make up the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA).

Marching On


To make the most of a difficult situation, some Petal students will be required to put their best foot forward – in the most literal sense of the phrase.

Petal High School Marching band recently began the start of their band camp for their 2017 marching season.


The Hattiesburg Post:

Hattiesburg schools received their English Language Arts and Mathematics state test results for... READ MORE


The Lamar Times:

Hattiesburg Police detectives are continuing to investigate the stabbing death of a man last... READ MORE