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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.

Supervisors review bidding process, delay wheel loader purchase

By BUSTER WOLFE,

A discussion last Thursday over bids received by the Lamar County Board of Supervisors for at least one wheel loader turned into an examination of the bidding process and the way the specifications were written. The end result was all three bids were thrown out and rebidding will delay purchase of a wheel loader for a month.

McGee clinches District 102 seat

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lifelong Hattiesburg resident Missy McGee outdistanced social worker Kathryn Rehner by a 2-1 margin during a runoff Tuesday to capture the vacant state House District 102 seat, which includes Forrest and Lamar counties.McGee collected 2,107 votes to 1,000 for Rehner in the runoff, which was required because neither candidate collected a majorit

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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:

Those looking to beat the holiday shopping crowds and support their local economy have the... READ MORE

Opinion:

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