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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... arrived. The other teen, Omar Gonzalez, disappeared in the sound, sending shock waves from Ship Island to his home in Petal. Since that time, the issue of federal budget cuts has been an underlying topic of discussion. These cuts have fewer ...

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  2. Mutual aid agreements ended between City of Petal and Volunteer Fire Departments. Photo Source WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    At the June 16 Board of Aldermen meeting, officials unanimously approved ending the aid to lower the city's fire rating and insurance costs for residents. According to a news release from City Hall, "Petal will continue to offer emergency aid to the neighboring communities, but will do so through the Statewide Mutual Aid Compact."

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  3. Rivalry renewed: Choctaws, Statesmen covet Heritage BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newms360.com

    ... and stripped MC of its 1989 national championship. Mississippi College's Kyle Smith, a freshman quarterback from Petal, runs for a long gain against Delta State last season. Smith rushed for a game-high 128 yards in the loss. (Mississippi College) ...

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  4. Main Street Books eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Christians who decided to form their own church met under a shady brush arbor on top of a hill near present-day Petal, Mississippi. In this serene place, they dedicated a spot to worship the Lord as they saw fit. Over time, this congregation, the ...

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    Monday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A group of church volunteers and a local charity helped clean up a local homeless camp where a man was stabbed a few weeks ago. Fifteen youth group members from Macedonia Baptist Church in Petal, along with Fieldhouse for the Homeless aided in the cleanup Monday morning.

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  6. Petal man jailed on grand larceny chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Forrest County Sheriff's Department Investigator Nick Calico, Worbington allegedly took items from multiple pickup trucks near Petal on Highway 42 East. Worbington was pulled over during a traffic stop by Petal Police and the stolen items were recovered according to Calico.

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  7. Petal, Mississippi, bans vapingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Boing Boing

    Despite the opposition of mayor Hal Marx, the Petal Board of Aldermen recently voted unanimously on the measure, reports Yolanda Cruz of The Hattiesburg American , claiming they are "hazardous" and designed to "attract children." "We're just trying to keep pace with the technology that is out there," said Ward 4 Alderman Brad Amacker, who sponsored the amendment.

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  8. Petal bans e-cigarette use in public buildingsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Hattiesburg American reports that Mayor Hal Marx says he will veto the amendment adding electronic smoking devices to petal's anti-smoking ordinance. Sponsor Brad Amacker says there's already a ban on smoking tobacco in public buildings, and it seemed prudent to update the ordinance.

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  9. Engagement: Elizabeth Smithhart & Robert HustRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Hattiesburg American

    Lori Humphries of Petal, announce the engagement of their son, Robert Paul Hust, to Elizabeth Ashton Smithhart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Smithhart of Brandon.

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  10. Rotary Club of Petal holds raffle for 'VetteRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former Mississippi Highway Patrol officer involved in a 2014 fatal crash in Hattiesburg has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. A former Mississippi Highway Patrol officer involved in a 2014 fatal crash in Hattiesburg has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

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  11. Engagement: Jessica Jenkins & Hunter VickRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Hattiesburg American

    ... July 11, 2015, at The Cotton House in Thomasville, AL. Jessica is the granddaughter of Billy and Nancy Richardson of Petal, MS and Alton and Lucretia Jenkins of Petal , MS. Hunter is the grandson of Terry Vaughn (Deceased) and Sandra Vaughn of ...

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  12. Small shrimp, low prices mark disappointing start to Mississippi shrimp seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Gulf shrimp remains strong. Aaron Baker was at the docks in Biloxi early Wednesday. He runs a seafood business in Petal and comes to the coast every couple of days for fresh shrimp. "After the blessing of the fleet, we seen a lot more larger shrimp ...

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  13. Blood drive held at Jones County Junior College.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the young people are really excited about." Residents in the Friendly City just got a new way of staying healthy. Petal broke ground on Wednesday on a new walking track located at the Robert E. Russell Sportsplex on Hillcrest Loop. Residents in ...

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  14. Petal breaks ground on new walking trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 3 Supervisor, Burkett Ross. The labor and equipment to build the new track will be provided for by the county. Petal Parks and Recreation's Program Director, Katherine Minyard, says that this has been over a year in the making. "We're just very ...

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  15. Natchez coach accused of sexual battery of a studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... football and baseball coach at the school. Residents in the Friendly City just got a new way of staying healthy. Petal broke ground on Wednesday on a new walking track located at the Robert E. Russell Sportsplex on Hillcrest Loop. Residents in the ...

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  16. Dozens will gather to clean up Chickasawhay this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... race on the river from Shubuta to Waynesboro. Residents in the Friendly City just got a new way of staying healthy. Petal broke ground on Wednesday on a new walking track located at the Robert E. Russell Sportsplex on Hillcrest Loop. Residents in ...

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  17. Panther Prep readies Petal students for kindergartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Walking into a classroom for the first time can be scary. Petal Primary School is hosting Panther Prep to make the transition easier.

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  18. Engagement: Ashley Helton & Kenneth CarterRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Hattiesburg American

    Petal, MS announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Helton, to Kenny Carter, son of Dr. and Mrs. Larry Day of Moselle, MS and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Carter of Laurel, MS. ...

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  19. Sales tax in Petal is up over $108,000 from July 1, 2014. Photo Credit: Eddie RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Petal's economy continues to show plenty of growth, and the current sales tax revenue proves it is doing just that. Sales tax is up over $108,000 from July 1, 2014.

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  20. Alpine Snow has been in Hattiesburg for more than 50 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... to bond with family and friends while cooling off. "We come every other week, as much as we can," said Jim Prout, a Petal customer getting a snowball with his 10 year old son. "When it's warm outside, we come to get a snowball, and this is the best ...

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