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Just 11 months after campaigning on the platform of bringing back new hope for fair election, District 1 Election Commissioner Tyler Wood has resigned his post. The resignation was accepted during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors.
At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.
Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.
Cooling off in the summer with a cold drink is a must. Neil Langford, a kindergartener at Petal Primary School, capitalized on that last week with a Koolaid stand he set up in the parking lot of his parents’ business in Petal.
Petal High School students are making it possible for faculty, staff and students to get their caffeine fix at the start of the day.
A free monthly movie series in Sumrall – called Sumrall Cinema – will begin Oct. 7 with the presentation of the animated film “Hotel Transylvania” on the lawn next to the Longleaf Trace Sumrall Station and Cotton Gin at dusk.
A few Petal residents living along South George Street turned out to a regular meeting of the city Board of Aldermen on Tuesday with concerns about a fence built by the city, which blocks their view of Hinton Park.
According to Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) ACT results, the 2017 graduating class made gains in overall score on the spring test administration, where juniors showed a decline.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
The schools received school supplies, cleaning supplies and gift cards that were distributed to the affected families.
Now they are looking to pay it forward.