Police are investigating a possible homicide on the city's east side.
When officers arrived to the area of East Linwood Boulevard and Kensington Avenue about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, they found a woman dead at the scene.
Police continue investigating her death as a homicide. Her name has not yet been released.
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Representatives from the Veterans Administration out of Jackson will visit Petal to help area veterans Wednesday.
Jones County Junior College sophomore Bruce Stevens announced his commitment to play basketball for the University of Mississippi on Monday.
Social media posts led to the dismissal of the assistant Petal Panther baseball coach.
Hattiesburg police responded to reports of shots fired around 3:45 p.m. at the Econo Lodge on Highway 49 Tuesday afternoon.