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Past articles by Marissa:

Petal gearing up for new Tourism Center

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) -Soon to be filled with local arts and artifacts, Petal’s new “Travel My Town Tourism Center” is underway. With the house originally belonging to the Jones’s family of Petal in the 1940′s, the historical building will now serve as a stop for both visitors and residents. Owner of the center, Christy Tartavoulle, said once finished, it will hold a special place in the Friendly… → Read More

The Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention hosts Clothesline Project at Jones College

The Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention Clothesline Project → Read More

Youngest artist to date completes utility box painitng for the Hub City

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) -A 12 year old artist has made her mark in the Hub City by painting a utility box for the Hattiesburg Public Art Trail. Gretchen McClure became the youngest artist to date to complete one of these boxes and says she isn’t stopping there. “I’ve always loved to read books and I wanted to inspire other people to get lost in a great book,” said McClure. The painting titled… → Read More

Seasonal pollen brings more business to local car washes

Seasonal pollen brings more business to car washes → Read More

Paving project begins in the City of Petal

Residents of Petal will start to see more road improvements with the start of a $1.6 million new paving project. → Read More

USM’s Nutrition and Dietetic programs receive accreditation renewal

The Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics granted full accreditation to the university’s Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics and graduate Dietetic Internship through June 30, 2030. → Read More

Walmart Supercenter celebrates Employee Appreciation

Walmart Supercenter celebrates employee appreciation → Read More

Pine Belt Foundation hosts annual Faces of the Foundation awards ceremony

Pine Belt Foundation hosts annual faces of the Foundation award ceremony → Read More

Macedonia Volunteer Fire Department hosts fundraiser

Starting March 1 through April 7, the fire department will begin its laundry detergent and dish soap fundraiser. → Read More

Petal School District: increased enrollment means more expansion

As the Petal School district continues to perform as one of the top districts in Mississippi, more desks in the classroom are being filled. → Read More

The Hub City finds the importance of Narcan for 1st responders

The use of Narcan for first responders in the Hub City → Read More

Life of country and local hero celebrated; Alvin Eaton

Hattiesburg community gathers to remember the life of Alvin Eaton → Read More

USM’s College of Business/Development hosts annual economic outlook forum

USM College of Business and Economic Development hosts annual Economic Outlook Forum → Read More

Vitalant hosts blood drive in downtown Hattiesburg

Vitalant hosts blood drive in Downtown Hattiesburg → Read More

Extra Table’s ‘March of the Mayors’ food drive kicks off

Extra Table kicks off "March of the Mayors" canned food drive → Read More

Socialization improves well-being for seniors

An official said socialization for seniors is very important for their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. → Read More

Health department set to undergo $5.5 million renovation

Forrest County Health department set to receive $5.5 million in renovations → Read More

Man accused of making terroristic threats denied bond

Jonathon Barnett, 43, appeared before Judge Sonny Saul and was denied bond. → Read More

Pine Belt businesses prepare for Valentine’s Day

Many people may forget about the preparation it takes before your Valentine's Day gifts reach your doorstep. → Read More

Petal approves bids for splash pad, soccer fields at Robert E. Russell Sportsplex

City of Petal approved bids for new splash pad and soccer fields at Sportsplex → Read More