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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.

Secretary of Education congratulates district on 'A' rating

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lamar County educators and students should be patting themselves on the backs and telling other people about their success after state Secretary of Education Dr. Carey Wright stopped at Oak Grove High School earlier this week on her Tour of Excellence to congratulate school districts that earned an “A” accreditation scores recently.

Art council seeks community support at Nov.28 meeting

By NIKKI SMITH,

The Petal Arts Council will host its second meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 5:30 p.m.

The informational meeting will be held at Southern Canvas and will be an opportunity for Petal residents to learn more about the organization and share ideas to promote the arts in the city to bring about a vibrant arts community. 

Meeting the Need

By NIKKI SMITH,

The Mississippi Superintendents’ Collaborative member districts, made up of nine school districts from across the state, held the inaugural New Teachers’ Conference at The University of Southern Mississippi. Approximately 200 first-year teachers attended the conference.

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The Hattiesburg Post:

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Sports:

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Opinion:

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