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Early Learning Collaborative: 1,200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Hattiesburg Public School District has been awarded $2.1 million in grant funding from the Mississippi Department of Education’s Early Learning Collaborative.

The funding was announced during a news conference Jan.7 at the district’s Harper-Wallin Family Education Center on Forrest Street. 



Utroksa first to qualify for District 101 seat

By HASKEL BURNS,

Steven Utroska, a small business owner in Hattiesburg, has qualified to seek the Mississippi House District 101 position, which was vacated when former representative Brad Touchstone was elected Nov. 6 as the new Lamar County Court Judge. Utroska serves on the executive committee that helped create the Pinebelt Blueway on the Leaf River. 



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Coach of the Year: Oak Grove’s Causey pushes all the right buttons in 2018

By CAMAL PETRO,

From offseason coaching hires to in-game decision-making in the 6A playoffs, Oak Grove head football coach Drew Causey pushed all the right buttons in 2018. The fourth-year coach helped the Warriors put together a 12-3 season with a state championship appearance to earn PineBeltSPORTS Coach of the Year honors.



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Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:





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