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  1. Petal responds to suit filed by widow of man killed in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The City of Petal and Leonard Fuller, Petal Police Department police chief, have officially filed a response to a civil lawsuit against them. The widow and mother of Marc Davis' children, Yoshanta Albert filed the lawsuit on June 1. Davis was shot and killed after an unidentified police officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at Leeville Road and Highway 42 around 10 a.m. on June 2, 2017.

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  2. Petal School District bound for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Petal School District is the top school district in the state. As a result, it has become a destination for education throughout south Mississippi.

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  3. Balancing care and safety in Petal neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Tucked away in a neighborhood inside the city of Petal, a home on Yellow Pine Drive is causing concern among neighbors, filtering to the police department and city hall. "There has been some clients at that home that have gotten out at night and gone through the neighborhood.

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  4. Forrest, Lamar counties to get funds from internet sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Forrest County Board of Supervisors President David Hogan, Forrest and Lamar counties will get a piece of the internet sales tax pie.

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  5. source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi hosted its 18th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the Trent Lott Center Wednesday morning. Law enforcement officials from the Hattiesburg Police Department, Petal Police Department, the Mississippi Highway Patrol and several others were invited to campus.

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  6. Hattiesburg's Jarod ConnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hattiesburg senior quarterback Jarod Connor earned this week's WDAM 7 All-Star selection after leading his teammates to a big win over a rival. The University of Memphis commit lead the Tigers to a 35-26 win over Petal on Saturday.

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  7. Jones County Sheriff's Department participates in CIT teaching in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Crisis Intervention Training is characterized as an intense program changing the mindset for law enforcement officers when they respond to calls, while handling people with mental illnesses. The Jones County Sheriff's Department along with Pine Belt Mental Health made their mark on a international platform during this years 2018 Crisis Intervention Team Conference.

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  8. Hattiesburg holds off Petal, 35-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Some nights, all one has to do is play well enough to come out ahead on the football field, while on others, a bit of good fortune might be required. Hattiesburg High School quarterback Jarod Conner rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another as the Tigers held off Petal High School 35-26 in the Leaf River Rivalry on a drizzly night at D.I. Patrick Stadium.

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  9. Hattiesburg, Petal set to renew Leaf River RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    But expectations often go by the wayside in season-opening football games, especially in a game pitting cross-river rivals. Petal and Hattiesburg high schools square off in the Leaf River Rivalry for a sixth consecutive season, and both teams come into D.I. Patrick Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday aiming to get the 2018 season off on the right foot.

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  10. Petal, Hattiesburg battle in season-opener on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Tigers would finish 14-1 and win the class 5A South State title. The Panthers went 8-5 and fell in the second round of the class 6A playoffs.

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  11. Forrest County Board of Supervisors fund Petal paving projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. The board voted to spend more than $100,000 to repave a heavily traveled road, inside the city limits.

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  12. U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith making impact in Forrest CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The board thanked her for her work in getting Forrest County and Petal Schools one step closer to having safe rooms. Hyde-Smith stepped in and got eight out of 10 rooms approved for the bidding process , and is working on two more.

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  13. Plans for a safe room/storm shelter.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved almost $7.4 million for Mississippi to fund construction of eight safe rooms at Forrest County schools . The $7,385,504 grant will be used to build safe rooms at schools in Brooklyn, Hattiesburg and Petal, according to a FEMA news release.

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  14. Crime Stoppers offers reward for info on Forrest Co. church burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    To report a tip call 601-582-7867 or report your tip online at www.p3tips.com. You will remain anonymous.

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  15. Players of the Pine Belt - Hattiesburg senior Jarod ConnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    For the first third of the 2017 football season, Jarod Conner was a running back still learning how to play quarterback. Once the junior settled in and grew more and more comfortable and consistent in the passing game, the coaches opened up the playbook and Conner became a clutch-play dynamo at the heart of Hattiesburg High School's high-octane offense.

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  16. A local man is dead after drowning in the Bouie River on July 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Around 7:00 p.m. on July 26, the Hattiesburg and Petal Fire Department responded to a drowning at Bouie River in Forrest County.

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  17. Petal man charged with welfare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Saleh Bassel, 46, was being investigated in reference to EBT cards that had been sold in undercover operations, according to Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore. Moore said Bassel is accused of purchasing the cards to be used to purchase goods for his convenience store locations, with the main location being in the 800 block of James Street in Hattiesburg.

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  18. Players of the Pine Belt - Petal senior Kobe WindhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Moving from Colorado to Mississippi can be quite a change, luckily the game of football remained the same for Kobe Windham. "I'm not going to take anything for granted," Windham said.

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  19. Venture Church hosting back to school drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Venture Church is partnering with a few local schools throughout the Pine Belt to host a few back to school drives. The church's Lincoln Road Campus is teaming up with Thames Elementary and is looking for school uniforms.

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  20. Plans for a safe room/storm shelter.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Eight schools in the Forrest County Public School District have been given the go-ahead to accept bids to build safe rooms on school campuses around the county. The rooms are designed to withstand high winds in the event of a tornado and can protect all of the students and staff at any of the schools to prevent loss of life due to a severe weather event.

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