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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.

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Hub City not Immune To Protests

By NIKKI SMITH,

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.

The fallout has not been solely physical. Protests have broken out across the country, and Hattiesburg is no exception.

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Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district

By NIKKI SMITH,

Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.

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