Petal







Board approves health  grant

By NIKKI SMITH,

The Petal School District will see a change in school kitchen equipment thanks to an $18,000 matching grant as a part of Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) Office of Child Nutrition’s “Health is Academic” initiative. 

The Petal Schools Board of Trustees voted to approve the grant at a regular meeting last week. 








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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