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  1. Stacy Thompson chosen by RegionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Stacy Thompson as assistant vice president and manager of the bank's Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport. A native of Petal, Thompson has more than 15 years of banking industry experience. She most recently served as a branch manager for BancorpSouth in ...

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  2. Miss. failing bridges now a concernRead the original story

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... might -- and who is going to fix them. "There's a serious problem out there with bridges," said King, who lives in Petal near Hattiesburg. He represents the southern district on the three-member Transportation Commission. "We're having to post a lot ...

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  3. AP analysis: Mississippi's failing bridges now a mainstream concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Mississippi Press

    ... might -- and who is going to fix them. "There's a serious problem out there with bridges," said King, who lives in Petal near Hattiesburg. He represents the southern district on the three-member Transportation Commission. "We're having to post a lot ...

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  4. Alexander's horrible day coming to PRCC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... in the Brownstone Center. General admission tickets are $5. The play is about a young boy, played by Austin Holder of Petal, who is having one of those days everyone dreads, said Christopher Flynn, theater instructor and director. "From waking up ...

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  5. Petal looking at options for it's waste water treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    At Tuesday night's Petal Board of Aldermen meeting October 21 2014, Earthworx will present options which will potentially allow Petal to cut ties with Hattiesburg, who currently takes care of Petal's waste water. Hattiesburg bills Petal at twice the rate of Hattiesburg residents and this has caused the Friendly City to look elsewhere for its treatment services.

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  6. City of Petal recognizes Dyslexia Awareness Day, MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... and then allegedly hit both juveniles. Deputies said they found a glass pipe with meth residue besides Csaszar... Petal city officials are doing their part to bring attention to a learning disability which affects one in five people. Wednesday, ...

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  7. The Library of Hattiesburg Petal and Forrest CountyRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Hattiesburg Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Jon Traxler, a crash at Highway 49 north of the south gate of Camp Shelby left one person dead and another in the hospital Monday afternoon.Two vehicles were involved in the crash, one being a state trooper.The state trooper was sent to the hospital, and the other did not survive the crash, according to Traxler.Traxler said names will be released upon notification of the next of kin.Traxler urged motorists traveling the... According to Hattiesburg Police Department Public Information Officer Lt.

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  8. Engagement: Haley O'Neal & Myles O'NealRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Hattiesburg American

    Petal, MS, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Alexis O'Neal, to Myles Derane Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Derane Mayo of Richton. Wedding vows will be ...

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  9. Disabled Americans' Losing Their Jobs So Feds Can Bolster Central Asian EconomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Politix

    ... erience with them was indirect. We would purchase very large orders of mops and brooms from Piave Mop and Broom out of Petal, Mississippi. The quality of these products were unsurpassed and lasted forever. I guess that's the reason people would come

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  10. Petal once again near the top as safest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... which led authorities to 18 kilos of cocaine and $1.1 million in cash. Safewise Community Outreach has ranked Petal number-two only behind Newton. Earlier this year Movoto and Safe Choice Security had the city ranked number-one. Safewise said they ...

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  11. Sunrise Guest: Hattiesburg Library's Teddy Roosevelt seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Sean Farrell with the Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County Library talks about an upcoming series of lectures and book reviews about President Teddy Roosevelt.

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  12. Wednesday afternoon accident in Forrest County injures threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The accident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Highway 11 North about a mile from the Petal City line. Two pick-ups trucks, with at least one of them traveling north, collided.

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  13. HPSD background checks do not reveal arrest recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of that, we'll proceed further based on our policy for employees and staff conduct." Compared to area school districts Petal and Lamar County, background checks in those schools do reveal arrest records, contrary to Hattiesburg's checks. Both Lamar ...

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  14. Complete Mississippi roster for Alabama-Mississippi All-Star ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Mississippi Press

    The Mississippi squad features 13 players committed to Southeastern Conference programs. Some of the big names selected to play in the game are Brookhaven linebacker Leo Lewis, who was previously committed to Alabama, Bassfield safety Jamal Peters, Petal offensive lineman Javon Patterson and Murrah athlete Malik Dear.

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  15. Engagement: Hannah Sandifer & Briar McMahonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Hattiesburg American

    ... of their daughter, Hannah Sandifer, to Briar McMahon, son of Mark McMahon of Oak Grove and Donnis McMahon of Petal. Wedding vows will be exchanged at 5:30 p.m. on October 18, 2014, at their home in Oak Grove. A reception will follow at Mill Creek ...

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  16. Mississippi backup safety turns focus to baseballRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays. The school announced Alford's departure on Tuesday afternoon. The Petal, Mississippi, native played in all four games this season as a backup safety and punt returner. Alford was selected by the Blue Jays ...

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  17. Anthony Alford leaves Ole Miss to play baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Anthony Alford has decided to leave the Ole Miss football team and pursue a professional baseball career. A native of Petal, Mississippi, Alford has played in all four games this year as a backup safety and punt returner. He registered six tackles ...

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  18. Anthony Alford leaves Ole Miss football team to pursue professional baseball careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Mississippi Press

    Anthony Alford has left the Ole Miss football team to pursue a professional baseball career. Alford, a Petal native who began his college career as a quarterback at Southern Miss, played in all four games for the Rebels this year as a backup safety and punt returner.

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  19. Engagement: Rachel Trout & Matt HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    Wedding vows will be exchanged at 4 p.m. on October 4, 2014, at Green's Creek Baptist Church in Petal.

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  20. Ceramic sculptures featured in JCJC's art galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The ReView of Jones County

    ... of designing clay figures like one of her personal favorites, "Weeping Warrior." Two students, Kimberly Simmons from Petal and Dana Baker of Sylvarena jumped at the chance to get their hands dirty and joined Johnson to create a new sculpture. "It's ...

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