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Long before there was Facebook, people turned to newspapers to clip out stories about members of their families for posterity sake.
The importance of workforce training will be spotlighted next week when a $250,000 grant will be presented to Pearl River Community College officials at the Hattiesburg branch as state and Area Development Partnership representatives take part.
PETAL – For a brief moment, Petal’s sophomore catcher Matt Mercer was in the doghouse. The keyword – brief.
Skilled robotics teams from Oak Grove, Sumrall, Petal, Hattiesburg and around the state are practicing right up to this weekend’s Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship as the University of Southern Mississippi hosts 132 teams at Payne Center.
SUMRALL – Monday night was a welcoming sight for Sumrall coach Larry Knight.
Lissa Ortego almost had to eat her words. The Oak Grove mother of two knows that parents always say things to inspire their children.
“You can do anything you put your mind to; you’ve just got to try,” Ortego remembered telling her then-11-year-old Cade as he was growing up.
The Petal Board of Aldermen wasted no time taking care of business during Tuesday night’s meeting.
The board approved an emergency resolution authorizing Mayor Hal Marx to approve a work order for road work at Hillcrest and East Central.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
HATTIESBURG – The Sacred Heart Crusaders ended their season with a bang Friday night by beating the Stringer Red Devils 42-38.
The Crusaders scored first then led Stringer 28-21 at the break. Sacred Heart fell behind 38-35 after third quarters, but pulled out the victory.
The current system for warning drivers who attempt to cross six rain-swollen Lamar County spillways during major weather events is unsafe, inefficient and wasting law enforcement personnel, county officials told the Board of Supervisors on Monday.