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A salute to Petal Veteran's

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Petal, MS(WDAM)-The city of Petal hopes to soon have a new place to honor the men and women who have risked their lives for our country.

The City, along with the Petal Veteran's Memorial Committee are in the planning and fundraising stages of the project. Chairman of the committee, Sen. Tom King says, The Veteran's Walk of Honor will be located in between the Petal Civic Center and the Rotary Pavilion at Relay Park.

King says, the project will cost an estimated $125,000. The committee has received nearly $20,000 in donations.

Monday afternoon, Mayo Flynt,  President of AT&T Mississippi  presented a $10,000 donation towards the Veteran's Memorial.

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