The Petal Police Department is searching for two suspects believed to be involved in an auto burglary and credit card theft.
The fate of the former McDonald’s building on East Central Avenue in Petal is still up in the air, at least for the time being.
The Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to deny owner David McKellar’s proposed donation of the property to the city, with Mayor Hal Marx suggesting the city would have no use for the building.
A potentially dangerous intersection on Smithville Road in Petal will soon be realigned to make traveling that stretch of road safer for motorists.
Petal High School student Anson Chennault designed his Eagle Scout Service Project with a couple of goals in mind - particularly as a way to educate the public on how to properly disposed of used or worn American flags.
The Petal School District is looking for volunteers for Panther Partners, a new mentoring program for students at Petal Primary School, Petal Elementary School and Petal Upper Elementary School.
To honor military veterans who have served in every branch of the United States Armed Forces, several organizations in Forrest and Lamar counties will hold a variety of Veterans Day celebrations next week.
The following is a roundup of those events in the area, which will include cookouts, parades, awards ceremonies and more.
Since September, members of a group of volunteers known as the Lunch Crew have taken a small bit of their time to help out during the lunch periods at Petal Primary School, giving a small break to the teachers who regularly staff those times.