With little fanfare, the Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved the first budget under... READ MORE
Petal is known for its nicknames. The city is often referred to as the “Friendly City,” but it also has racked up accolades over the years, earning other names as well, such as “Best Place to Buy a Home” and “Best Town in Mississippi for Young Families.”
The paperwork involved in receiving state approval for the cost overruns of building Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg is nearing an end after the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Division of Health Planning and Resource Development recommended approval of the revised Certificate of Need.
Lamar County Teacher of the Year Julie Viguerie anticipated a problem with her 16-year-old daughter, who is expected to begin driving to Oak Grove High School in November. Mrs. Viguerie needed transportation.
Experiencing nature has shown to be beneficial for people by increasing relaxation and improving stress management, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
And now, the City of Petal is working to provide access to those benefits to all residents.
Every year, Tonya McCullum stands to cut the ribbon signaling the start of the annual 6.5K Walk-A-Thon hosted by the Making Strides Foundation.
The first meeting of the Petal School District Board of Trustees of the 2017-18 school year began with what the board looks forward to the most: recognition of success and awards for faculty, staff and students.
Top Panther Awards were given to three people in the school district.