Jeff the wallaby, who made local and national headlines after escaping from his Lake Serene home in early March, will be the guest of honor at a Meet and Greet to celebrate his safe return to his owners.
Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker gave the Palmer’s Crossing residents credit for their determination in seeking a new pavilion at Dewitt Sullivan Park during the groundbreaking ceremony last week.
The 50-foot diameter octagon pavilion will cost $214,535 to build in about five months.
The Hub City has long offered recreational programs for residents, from basketball and softball leagues to youth activities like football. Now, the city is looking to attract all age groups with some new, innovative programming, in addition to continuing the success of the long-implemented programs.
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Julianna and Robert Fitton of Oak Grove know all too well the pain another Pine Belt family is experiencing after the death of their child earlier this week. In November 2016, the Fittons’ daughter, Chloe, a senior at Oak Grove High School, killed herself outside the family’s home after the family went to bed.
About a year ago, Petal officials conducted a road study in which engineers recommended roadway sealing as an option for certain city streets, rather than the more costly method of repaving.
To add a level of convenience to veterans’ affairs in Petal, several representatives from the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center and the Jackson VA Regional Benefit Office will soon set up temporary shop in the Friendly City.
Last month, officials from four educational facilities in the Petal School District released their annual reports during the regular meeting of the Petal School District Board of Directors. Three more reports were discussed during last night’s board meeting: Petal Middle School, Petal High School and the Special Services Department.