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It’s baseball season, and time of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Baseball Preview show. To piggyback off the Baseball Preview Magazine, which will be released late next week, sports editor Camal Petro brings content that won’t be in the magazine.

Don’t think that Girls Scouts are just about cookie sales.

Just days after the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, threats made through social media to the Petal School District during the weekend forced a full investigation over a 36-hour period.

The Hattiesburg City Council approved two new street lights to be placed on Fourth Street locations to better protect areas outside of late-night businesses.

Feeding the hungry


A life of service. That is what Joann Parden dedicated herself to nine years ago when she began working for the Petal Children’s Task Force.

“She stepped in and took over after someone else left,” said director of the task force Demaris Lee.

“And I’ve been here ever since,” Parden added.