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A 45-year-old construction worker apparently died from electrocution Friday morning while working on a Midtown shopping district across Hardy Street from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Petal School District Board of Trustees’ last meeting of the year was filled with fun surprises.

Robotics programs are continuing to expand across Mississippi as Oak Grove’s two elementary schools have teams that have advanced to state competition.

With just nine days left in this year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign, Captain Patrick Connelly said collections to date are a little concerning.

As of Monday only 35 percent of a $200,000 goal had been collected.

Petal High School surpassed their goal and delivered 1,144 books to benefit a high school library in Kenya as part of the African Library Project.

No Shave November

By BUSTER WOLFE,

After raising more than $1,200 in the Hattiesburg Police Department’s No Shave November event, Chief Anthony Parker challenged the officers to “double down.” He said he would extend the fundraising campaign through December.

Holiday activities dominate weekend Hub City calendar

By STAFF REPORTS,

The City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m.  Thursday, Nov. 30, at Town Square Park.

 Performers for this year include the cast of Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s White Christmas, Mount Olive Baptist Church Choir and Art Makes Art, Inc., the creators of Hattiesburlesque.

Lewis Lights

By BUSTER WOLFE,

A holiday tradition in the Pine Belt returned for its 28th Christmas season as the Lewis Lights display is now open until New Year’s Eve at 280 White Chapel Road in Purvis.

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