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  1. Petal drug raid nets threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a series of pharmacy burglaries that occurre... Four people were inside the road at the time of the raid by Petal Police and members of the Metro Crime Unit. The police and the Petal K-9 unit searched the house and property and initially took four ...

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  2. City of Petal will celebrate Halloween a day earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The city of Petal has decided to move their Halloween celebration from Friday 31st to Thursday 30th due to Petal High School's football game. Petal mayor Hal Marx says, "I think most people realize it's not a federal or state holiday that has to be on one particular day it can be changed for whatever reason, some days we change it because um it falls on Sunday and we don't want to have trick or treating on Sunday or maybe if it's on a Wednesday night for church we've changed it for different reasonsa .

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  3. Petal Fall Festival Saturday at Hinton ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... all about, said Wendy Lampton, festival coordinator. "From 10 a.m. until 10 at night we're going to be partying in Petal." ZooBoo at the Hattiesburg Zoo promises spine-tingling, safe fun for all ages.The annual event kicks off Friday, October 24th, ...

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  4. Petal aldermen approve wastewater studyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Petal's Board of Aldermen has voted to give Hattiesburg-based wastewater management company Earthworx LLC the green light to proceed with a study tailored to the city's wastewater treatment needs. Mayor Hal Marx tells The Hattiesburg American more public hearings and meetings will be held when the $20,000 study is completed and city leaders have more information about how much the system will cost.

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

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  6. Miss. failing bridges now a concernRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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