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The Hub City’s new fire chief, Sherrocko Stewart, was sworn in last week after receiving a unanimous nod from the city council in June.

The upcoming runoff election on Nov. 27 will determine three local judicial positions – one in chancery court, one in county/youth court and another in justice court – along with one of two Mississippi’s spots for United States Senator.

During this season of Thanksgiving, hunger is of utmost concern among many in the Pine Belt. It’s estimated that some 400,000 Mississippians live below the poverty level and are recipients of food each year.

Edith James, formerly of Petal, was born 11 days after the end of World War I. On Nov. 28 she will celebrate her 100th birthday.

But the celebrations have already begun for the Brookdale Senior Living resident.

A 22-year-old Hattiesburg man was arrested Saturday and charged with second degree murder in connection with a late-night drug deal gone bad.

It’s a sad, sad day, Steve Rogers. Maybe it’s best that Stan “The Man” left this world before seeing Captain America die saving it.

And meanwhile, the whole world cries “Excelsior.”





Thanks for the memories, Stan Lee

By WILL ADCOX,

It’s a sad, sad day, Steve Rogers. Maybe it’s best that Stan “The Man” left this world before seeing Captain America die saving it.

And meanwhile, the whole world cries “Excelsior.”

Let’s collectively realize that – as an author – Stan Lee was probably the most influential writer of the 20th Century, possibly of all time.



"Enjoy Every Sandwich:" Remembering the Gospel of Zevon

By DAVID GUSTAFSON,

When you get to be my age, birthdays begin to lose a bit of their luster.

What once was a day to celebrate another successful trip around the sun is now an opportunity to reflect and take stock in where the last year has brought you.

And I don’t know about you, but the last 12 months have been an awful rocky ride in my world.


Need a Lyft?

By JAMIE MASSENGALE,

For those who don’t know me, I have recently changed jobs. I had been working for a prominent law office in downtown Hattiesburg for the past 11 ½ years. 

I didn’t quit, and I was not fired. I was let go or laid off you could say. When I was first told that I needed to look for a new job, I was nervous and scared. 








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