Entries by Bethany Byrd

This Little Dollar

Originally published in the Mississippi Business Journal. Permission to reprint with attribution to Mississippi Business Journal and Phil Hardwick. THIS LITTLE DOLLAR STAYED HOME This is a tale of two dollars. One stayed at home. One went to another town. Once upon a time there were two dollars. They each lived with their owners in […]

You Asked, We Deliver

There have been numerous strategic planning sessions over the years in which the goal was to determine how to make Petal a better place to live and do business.  Scores of individuals have devoted time and energy into these discussions and many ixmprovements have been made.  Strategic planning is ongoing and ever evolving with new […]

Keep it Local!

 Imagine Petal without any of its small, local businesses. Restaurants, hair and nail salons, corner stores, spas, boutique clothing stores, repair shops, laundromats, hardware stores, gift shops, gas stations, and more – all gone. What would be left? What would the streets look like? Desolate, depressing, empty, boring, abandoned… like a regular day on the […]

Break Your Routine!

Anyone that has driven the Evelyn Gandy Parkway to the intersection on I-59 has seen the incredible developments. Plus, we will soon be experiencing changes on East Hardy to South Main Street. Join us on Wednesday, October 9, as we hear from our Southern Transportation Commissioner about these new developments and what they will mean […]