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Student Organization to raise money for children's hospital

By COLIN CAMERON,
Students at the University of Southern Mississippi are prepping their best dance moves in an effort to raise money “For the Kids.” As part of the Children’s Miracle Network, the student organization EagleTHON is raising money to benefit Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.



H'Burg woman travels to Puerto Rico to help rebuild

By BETH BUNCH,

On Saturday, Nicole Pearson of Hattiesburg stepped out of her comfort zone in a big way.

Having sold all of her household furnishings and a majority of her personal belongings, Pearson packed her car with the remaining things she wanted to keep and dropped it and her dog, Champ, off with friends and headed off on a new adventure.


City Council approves work on new, old buildings

By BUSTER WOLFE,
Two major city building projects got the go-ahead from the Hattiesburg City Council on Tuesday night by accepting bids to demolish part of the property to be used for the Public Safety Complex and to rebuild the Hub City Transit Facility. The total construction cost for the two projects is about $1.5 million.

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