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On Monday, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, as well as network affiliates across the nation posted stories and broadcast news of the death of Thomas Hudner Jr., 93, of Concord, Mass.

Oak Grove Upper Elementary School students and faculty got the opportunity to see the first sign of the health and fitness grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation of almost $100,000 with the ropes challenge course.

Those looking to beat the holiday shopping crowds and support their local economy have the opportunity to do both with the Friendly City’s annual Shop Petal First.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, The Sun Herald’s Patrick Ochs joins sports editor Camal Petro for an extended conversation about this week’s playoff matchups.

Heidi Pitre had been spurred on for the past two years to paint something on the side of the Grove Transit building on Hardy Street across from the Hattiesburg Zoo.

Creating solutions, putting city first goals of candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The two candidates who face each other Tuesday in the runoff for the state House District 102 seat are working hard to bring out the votes. The runoff between Missy McGee and Kathryn Rehner is required because neither candidate collected a majority of votes in the Sept. 12 special election.

First Barker budget passes

By BUSTER WOLFE,

With little fanfare, the Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved the first budget under Mayor Toby Barker last week with the inclusion of pay raises, improved infrastructure and new projects in each ward.

Barker said he was pleased with the City Council’s positive reaction to the budget.

Campaigning continues for House District 102 candidates

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Missy Warren McGee and Kathryn Rehner will be campaigning for the next week after the two Hattiesburg collected enough votes for an Oct. 3 runoff to fill the state House District 102 seat

The two women were among four candidates who competed Sept. 12 in a special election. The runoff could have a bearing on the

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The Hattiesburg Post:

On Monday, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other... READ MORE

Sports:

HATTIESBURG – It hasn’t happened since 1967, but redshirt senior Kelsey Douglas did it Saturday... READ MORE

The Petal News:

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Opinion:

The song soaring through my headphones for this month’s  offering is “Given to Fly”  from the... READ MORE