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At the Petal School District mid-year convocation, the district announced both the overall Petal Teacher and Administrator of the Year.
Lori Johnson, a teacher at Petal Upper Elementary School, was named Petal Teacher of the Year. This is the second year that an upper elementary school teacher claimed the title.
The Petal Chamber of Commerce to host the 2017 Annual Banquet sponsored by Merit Health Welsey on Jan.18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The chamber invites everyone to join as they celebrate the year and recognize several important members of our community.
Following an incident at the Petal Civic Center on Tuesday, a few ceiling tiles and baseboards will need to be replaced due to water damage.
“It appears that the heater in the Magnolia Room malfunctioned, causing the temperatures to go below freezing in that part of the building,” Mayor Hal Marx said.
The new Petal Jaycees chapter is seeking members.
JCI USA is a nationwide membership-based nonprofit organization of young active citizens ages 18 to 40 dedicated to creating positive change.
Through projects in more than 600 communities, members seek targeted solutions to local problems to create a sustainable global impact.
Coffee lovers, rejoice. The Friendly City’s first coffee shop, Java Moe’s, is projected to open sometime in early 2018.
Kent McCarty, owner of Java Moe’s, is a graduate of Oak Grove High School and fan of all things coffee.
Nine students from the Petal School District received their presents early as they took part in the district police department’s annual Shop with Panther Police.
The program began three years ago at the suggestion of Petal School District Chief of Police Gavin Guy.
It’s that time again.
Through the Mississippi Early Learning Collaborative legislation, support for a Mississippi Department of Education approved early learning collaborative could make individuals and corporations eligible for a 1:1 state tax credit for a donated amount up to $1 million.