Metro Crime Stoppers offer reward for Petal burglary information
Metro Crime Stoppers, in coordination with the Petal Police Department, are paying cash money for tips that will lead Petal Police to an arrest in a commercial burglary at the Highway 42 East Mini Storage building and a felony theft at the construction site of the future Petal McDonald's located on Evelyn Gandy Parkway.
Petal police officers make boy's Christmas wish come true
According to the Petal Police Dept.'s Facebook page, Justin said that he wanted "to meet a police officer" for his Christmas present this year.
Petal Children's Task Force assist families with Christmas toys and food.
Many Petal families in need have an extra reason to be thankful this holiday season.
Byrd Boulevard Extension opens in Petal
It was 10-years in planning and development, but now the Byrd Boulevard Extension in Petal has finally opened.
Evelyn Gandy accident seriously injures two
An accident occurred around 9:51 p.m. Tuesday night on the Evelyn Gandy Parkway in Petal.
Petal Police: Shop with a Cop
Almost two dozen kids from the Pine Belt got a special treat today and got the chance to Shop with a Cop.
Hub City to name Pet Mayor of Oak Grove
The Hub City Humane Society is reaching outside of the box to raise money for the locally based animal shelter.
State school board member calls lieutenant governor's ideas "foolish" for recreating standards
Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves, with support from Governor Phil Bryant, said earlier this month he wanted to create a task force to create higher educational standards in Mississippi in place of Common Core, which was fully implemented this year.
14 WCU students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta
Fourteen William Carey University students were inducted into Alpha Gamma Gamma, the William Carey University chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society, on December 12.
Hattiesburg Public School District applies to take over Head Start
The Hattiesburg Public School District has applied for a 5.6 million dollar grant to have the Forrest County PACE Head Start program under its jurisdiction.