Petal to build "Veterans Walk of Honor"

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal city officials are honoring the sacrifices of local veterans by building a new pedestrian walkway. Thursday, ground was broken for the new, "Veterans Walk of Honor."

It will be located between the Petal Civic Center and Relay Park. Phase-I of the project includes construction of a fountain.

The walk will be built largely with private donations. About $30,000 of the estimated $100,000 needed to complete the project has been raised.

Before the groundbreaking, city officials recognized several local veterans for their service.

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