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  1. Petal Children's Task Force assist families with Christmas toys and food.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Over 200 families and over 400 children were receiving food boxes and Christmas gifts on Thursday and Friday as the Petal Children's Task Force helped make the holidays a little brighter for area families in need. The Christmas Assistance program was started over 25-years ago and has helped thousands of families during the holiday season.


  2. A Full Phone Charge in Just 15 Minutes - The World's Fastest...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | DVDCreation Reviews

    A Full Phone Charge in Just 15 Minutes - The World's Fastest Charging External Battery: 100% in Just 15 Minutes Inspired by electric-vehicle supercharging technology, UK hardware startup Petalite have announced the Petalite Flux, an external battery for your phone that can be charged to 100% in just 15 minutes; combined with their revolutionary Power Dock technology the Petalite flux can either be charged normally via USB or in just 15 minutes with 10 amps of power when using the Power Dock. " External chargers are handy, but remembering to charge them up can be a pain.


  3. Honorary Pet Mayor of Oak Grove will be decided democratically. Photo by Jeff DaleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... for Pet Mayor. "There are no restrictions as far as residency for the animal whether it's in Lamar County, Oak Grove, Petal or Hattiesburg," Sumrall said. Residents are invited to go online and vote for their favorite pet. Each vote costs one ...


  4. Petal Police: Shop with a CopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the officers to deal with children in a positive light and for the children to see officers in a positive light," said Petal Police Administration Assistant Miranda Williams. In addition to the annual shopping program, kids got a chance to enjoy ...


  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    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. State board of education member Bill Jones of Petal said he does not anticipate an appeal and said it would be a timely process.


  6. Some Lamar residents worried beltway study could lead to new work on Jackson RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a feasibility study of a new western beltway, which would run through both Lamar and Forrest counties. The Hattiesburg-Petal-Forrest-Lamar Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) sponsored that study. It proposes three alternatives to join 49 and ...


  7. Governor recognizes Pine Belt businesses for achievements in exportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... said Bryant in a prepared statement. Nine companies received certificates of achievement from the Governor, including Petal's Flathau's Fine Foods and Waynesboro's Quality Plywood, Inc. "I give all the credit to my staff," said Jeff Flathau. "I've ...


  8. Boys Basketball: St. Martin slams Petal in Forrest County tournament, 61-33Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Mississippi Press

    Rodrick Sikes scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead St. Martin past Petal 61-33 in the Forrest County Invitational tournament.


  9. Byrd Boulevard opens in Petal. Photo by Eddie RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It was 10-years in planning and development, but now the Byrd Boulevard Extension in Petal has finally opened. It's about 1.1 miles in length and connects the road that runs from the Evelyn Gandy Parkway beside Wal-Mart to Old Richton Road.


  10. Hattiesburg Public School District applies to take over Head StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the grant, the HPSD school board will serve as the governing board for the Head Start program. A collaboration between Petal and Forrest County schools with HPSD will create what Bacchus referred to as a "policy board," which will oversee programs ...


  11. Recruiting roundup: Tony Bridges, Javon Patterson continue trend of Mississippi players staying homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 |

    ... flipped from Auburn on Friday, the day after the Rebels landed a pledge from offensive guard Javon Patterson of Petal, Mississippi, the No. 2 player in the country at his position and the No. 50 player overall in the 247Sports composite ranking. It ...


  12. Petalite External Battery Recharges To Full In 15 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Ubergizmo

    External batteries are great as they provide you with enough juice to last you the day and then some. However what happens when it runs out of battery and you need to charge it? It'll probably take you a while to charge it back up to full, depending on its capacity, but if you're looking for a fast charging solution, Petalite could be the answer to your problems.


  13. Auburn's 2015 recruiting class drops outside top 10 in national rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... the top 10. The Tigers also missed out on offensive guard Javon Patterson this week, when the four-star prospect from Petal, Miss., picked Ole Miss over Auburn and Mississippi State Thursday. With 21 commitments (four 5-star prospects, 13 4-star ...


  14. Rebels land state's top prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 |

    A running game that ranks in the bottom third of the SEC should only improve for Ole Miss in the future thanks to garnering the state's best offensive lineman. Petal guard Javon Patterson, regarded as one of the nation's best guards prospects for the 2015 class, chose Ole Miss on Thursday morning.


  15. Petal's Javon Patterson Commits to Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Petal standout offensive lineman Javon Patterson announced Thursday morning in front of a packed gymnasium that he will continue his football career next year at Ole Miss. Patterson received his U. S. Army All-American Bowl jersey in October, and he is widely thought of as one of the best offensive lineman prospects in the country.


  16. House Plan Gallery Releases New Traditional Style Home Design HPG-1799C-1...Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    ... HPG-1799C-1 home plan, which is a 3 bedroom / 2.5 bath home with 1,799 square feet of living space. Dorraine T. from Petal, MS had built the HPG-1799C-1 home and had this to say: "We had been through literally a couple hundred plans when I came ...


  17. State's top football recruit picks RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    Javon Patterson, the state's top-rated football recruit for the 2015 signing class, is now an Ole Miss Rebel. The 6-foot-3 1/2, 310-pound Petal standout committed and then signed with the Rebels during a ceremony held in his high school gym on Thursday.


  18. 2015 Guard Prospect Javon Patterson Commits to Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Red Cup Rebellion

    Javon Patterson, an offensive lineman out of Petal, Miss. who is considered one of the top guards in America and Mississippi's best high school football player for 2015 by 247Sports , committed to Ole Miss today.


  19. Volunteers clear 2.5 miles of mountain bike trailsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Petal officials say volunteers have cleared 2A1 2 miles of mountain bike trails for a park planned on 70 acres along the Leaf River. Chamber of Commerce Director Valerie Wilson tells The Hattiesburg American that volunteers also hope to get a cyclo-cross trail ready for a spring event.


  20. Prep football: Ocean Springs dominates Petal, 34-17, to advance to second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    For much of this season, fans of the Ocean Springs Greyhounds have clamored to see a more wide-open attack, even though the Greyhounds punishing ground game led them to a 10-1 regular season record and the Region 4-6A championship. Head coach Ryan Ross emptied his playbook, utilizing a balanced attack and even a couple of gadget plays as the 'Hounds amassed 441 yards in offense and dominated the visiting Petal Panthers, 34-17, in an opening round Class 6A playoff game at Greyhound Stadium.


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