Seventy years ago, a group met to form Parkway Heights Methodist Church. On Feb.
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.
The secret is out: Petal Mayor Hal Marx has decided to run for governor in next year’s election.
The third-term Republican mayor announced about three weeks ago his intent to run for a statewide office, but declined to name a specific seat until Thursday.
Petal officials are seeking to take part in a program offered by the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District aimed at bringing new businesses to the city and filling vacated buildings around town.
The Petal Board of Aldermen received updates at a public hearing Tuesday night on seven questionable properties around the city, in particular three vehicles that were abandoned more than a year ago at the cul-de-sac at the end of Mercer Drive.