After an EF-3 tornado swept through Petal and east Hattiesburg in January 2017, the City of Petal Dog Park was left bare, with all of its amenities – including exercise equipment and an obstacle course – wiped away by the storm.
Almost a year and a half after the shops in Eastbrook Commons were destroyed by the January 2017 EF-3 tornado, Fox’s Pizza Den is set to return to the Petal shopping center, along with a new yogurt shop.
The students at Petal Elementary School may be small in stature, but that didn’t stop them from making a huge contribution to the American Cancer Society.
Friday night couldn’t have turned out much better for Petal Relay For Life.
The organization, which is a fundraising arm of the American Cancer Society, saw several hundred participants at its Relay Night event at Hinton Park, helping to raise more than $20,000 for the ACS.
A missing Hattiesburg teenager who alledgedly ran away in the company of a former teacher has returned home.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested for firing shots near a Hub City nightclub.
Cameron Wesley Owens, 26, was arrested and charged with one misdemeanor count of discharging a firearm within city limits after shooting into the air outside Club Empire on Timothy Lane.
The second of 12 safe rooms at Forrest County and Petal schools is on the way, as state officials recently announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $1 million grant to build a community safe room at Forrest County Agricultural High School.
After several weeks of work on a memorial in the Briarfield neighborhood honoring fallen Hattiesburg Police Department officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, the piece is almost ready for its public unveiling.