Special Olympics athlete from Hattiesburg receives huge honor

Special Olympics athlete from Hattiesburg receives huge honor

Maria LeJeune (Photo source: Special Olympics Mississippi) HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – A Special Olympics athlete from right here in the Pine Belt is taking on a new role to teach her fellow athletes how to eat and train to win this year’s Summer Games. Maria LeJeune, of Hattiesburg, was selected to represent Mississippi as aRead more about Special Olympics athlete from Hattiesburg receives huge honor[…]

Hattiesburg businessman Jim Stroo raises money to help firefighters

Hattiesburg businessman Jim Stroo raises money to help firefighters

Hattiesburg businessman Jim Stroo raises money to help firefighters. Susan Broadbridge/Hattiesburg American Buy Photo When Hattiesburg real estate broker Jim Stroo attended a luncheon last year in which Hattiesburg firefighters talked about what they do, he learned some of their equipment was outdated. “We asked what can we do to give back to the fireRead more about Hattiesburg businessman Jim Stroo raises money to help firefighters[…]