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  1. ROTC graduates receive officer commissions in spring 2015 ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi's U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps recently awarded six students officer commissions in a ceremony on the Hattiesburg campus, following their completion of the program. Those receiving a commission included, from left: Craig Smith of Hattiesburg; Will Stokes of Philadelphia, Miss.; Lula Fairley of Prentiss, Miss.; James Williamson of Hattiesburg; Patrick Paul of Petal, Miss.; and Terrence Lynch of Hattiesburg.

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  2. Gym enthusiasts to compete in annual NPC Pinebelt ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Gym and fitness enthusiasts will get a chance to flex their muscles and show off their physiques this Saturday at the Petal Performing Arts Center. The 5th annual NPC Pinebelt Showdown will take place May 16th in Petal.

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  3. Deen Remembered in HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... I believe." "When I see your family come together and unite even in a tragic event like this, it's humbling," said Petal Police Chief Matthew Hiatt. The ceremonial funeral procession included officers from various agencies. People lined the streets ...

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  4. S' ' oe oe s * * Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2013 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Forrest County site improves coverage, in-building service and capacity for residents and businesses in areas northeast of the city of Petal along Lynn Ray Road, the community of Leeville and the Longleaf subdivision east of U.S. Highway 59 and north of state Highway 42. The Bolivar County site improves coverage, in-building service and ... (more)

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  5. Photo: Donna Nelson of Petal, Miss., pays her respects atRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Donna Nelson of Petal, Miss., pays her respects at a makeshift memorial, near the site where two Mississippi police officers were killed, Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Hattiesburg, Miss.

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  6. Two Slain Police Officers Mourned in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Intelligencer

    ... 30 years - and four people were arrested, including two who were charged with capital murder. AP?Photo Donna Nelson of Petal, Miss., pays her respects Sunday at a makeshift memorial near the site where two Hattiesburg police officers were killed. On ...

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  7. 2 slain police officers mourned in Mississippi townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Donna Nelson of Petal, Miss., pays her respects at a makeshift memorial, near the site where two Mississippi police officers were killed, Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Hattiesburg, Miss. The officers were shot to death during an evening traffic stop turned violent, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday.

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  8. Former Petal Standout signs with West AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Former Petal High School basketball player Cannon Edwards signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to continue his collegiate career at the University of West Alabama. Edwards has spent the past two years at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

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  9. Hattiesburg mayor hosts Tax Partners Appreciation luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Nine tax preparation sites were utilized all over the Pine Belt. Three were in the city limits of Hattiesburg, one in Petal, one in Laurel, one in Lumberton, one in Purvis, one in Columbia and one in New Augusta.

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  10. Crusaders cruise past Bethel in SSAC Tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a pair of runners in the first inning, WCU went to work on the Wildcats in the second inning. Larson Barkurn (SO/Petal, Miss.) led off the inning with a double and Charlie Belair (FR/Belle Chase, La) followed with a single that scored Barkurn to put ...

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  11. The February 10 tornado special is set to air April 27 at 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Weather Channel is set to air a special on the February 10 tornado that swept through Hattiesburg and Petal on April 27 at 8 p.m. Producer Kim Kanther said the dramatic one hour series will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. "It's different and so fortunate for an EF-4 to go through a populated area and have no one die," said Kanther.

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  12. Wayne County Sheriff's Office named in honor Marvin Farrior for 32 years of service.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of Crimestoppers, the individual responsible for committing credit card fraud at several businesses in the city of Petal has been arrested. The head of a Hattiesburg chemical dependency treatment program is warning about the dangers of long-term use ...

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  13. Suspect arrested for residential burglary in EllisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The owner stated that he had come home and found a man inside his house that fled to an upstairs bedroom after being seen. With the help of Crimestoppers, the individual responsible for committing credit card fraud at several businesses in the city of Petal has been arrested.

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  14. Suspect involved with credit card fraud arrested in PetalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    With the help of Crimestoppers, the individual responsible for committing credit card fraud at several businesses in the city of Petal has been arrested. Rebecca Durr, also known as Rebecca Ramsey, was taken into custody on Thursday and charged with two counts of credit card fraud.

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  15. Hattiesburg physician: only two cases of listeria in Hub City in last two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... has pulled all of its products off store shelves, after two samples of its ice cream tested positive for listeria. Petal Police Department Detectives are looking for a black female wanted in connection of several counts of credit card fraud. Petal ...

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  16. WCU hosts Puppet Arts TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... has pulled all of its products off store shelves, after two samples of its ice cream tested positive for listeria. Petal Police Department Detectives are looking for a black female wanted in connection of several counts of credit card fraud. A ...

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  17. Petal police offer reward for information on credit card fraud suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Petal Police Department Detectives are looking for a black female wanted in connection to several counts of credit card fraud. The black female was reported using a credit card at several local businesses located in Petal, MS.

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  18. EXCLUSIVE: Weather Channel producer opens up about tornado specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Weather Channel is set to air a special on the February 10 tornado that swept through Hattiesburg and Petal on April 27 at 8 p.m. Producer Kim Kanther said the dramatic one hour series will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. "It's different and so fortunate for an EF-4 to go through a populated area and have no one die," said Kanther.

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  19. Apr. 21 forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... General Jim Hood filed suit Tuesday against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company in the Circuit Court of Hinds County. Petal Police Department Detectives are looking for a black female wanted in connection of several counts of credit card fraud. ...

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  20. The February 10 tornado special is set to air April 27 at 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Weather Channel is set to air a special on the February 10 tornado that swept through Hattiesburg and Petal on April 27 at 8 p.m. The special titled "Tornado Alley, real-time Hattiesburg, MS" will feature the EF-4 tornado that moved through Lamar, Forrest, and part of Perry County. Show producers have warned that show times may be preempted in case the Weather Channel has to cover severe weather during scheduled air times.

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