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  8-year-old who asked for exactly 190 cards for Christmas gets thousands

Just last week, 8-year-old Drake Quibodeaux, a Vinton boy fighting a terminal brain tumor had a simple request to get 190 cards for what could be his last Christmas. Little did he and his family know the overwhelming amount of support they’d get.

  Combat veteran, wife donate all their belongings to firefighters affected by California wildfires

GOOD NEWS: Supporters help cyclist’s dream to raise money for cancer stay alive

Saints and Pelicans owner pays off Walmart lay-away orders for hundreds

Homeless man turns in $17,000 he found outside food bank

Salvation Army in desperate need of donations

Boy, 9, gets Colorado town to legalize snowball fights

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Secret Service hand delivers letter from president to Ohio 10-year-old with brain tumor

Sean Payton sends Saints gear to soldier deployed overseas

Pregnant woman battling cancer finds perfect bone marrow match

Teacher donates kidney to stranger after seeing social media photo

Good Samaritan saves choking baby during Thanksgiving meal at Golden Corral

Man finds human ashes on ground at MI car wash, returns them to family

Homeless man in Mississippi saves dog hit by car

The car that hit the dog didn’t stop, but the homeless man rushed to the dog’s rescue.

VIDEO: Clemson RB gets surprise reunion with soldier dad at game

A Clemson Tiger walk-on running back got a big surprise before his team’s win on Saturday vs. Duke.

  GOOD NEWS: Petal student-athlete bound for Ivy League

A Petal Panther is headed to an Ivy League school with a scholarship.

Organization hands out Thanksgiving meal boxes to those in need

‘Tis the season of giving and an organization in Petal is giving back to the community one box at a time through its annual food drive.

  Video: Mississippi basketball coach uses sign language in pep talk to deaf team

HEARTWARMING VIDEO: Former Sgt. sings to homeless taking shelter during cold

Girl’s last chemo treatment to fall on 6th birthday

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A veteran and his K-9 friend are together again

Jewish barista refuses to let WWII veteran pay as a thank you for his service

Laurel PD holding annual food drive Saturday

The Laurel Police Department is holding its 4th annual Fill-a-Truck Food Drive benefiting The Good Samaritan Center’s Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen on Saturday.

Before he goes, Ohio bride gets married in grandfather’s hospital room

This wasn’t the way it was suppose to happen. Lindsay Miller wasn’t suppose to marry her fiance, Keith Lewandowski, until 2020.

Good News: Sumrall church delivers supplies to hurricane victims

A Sumrall church hosted a relief drive for hurricane victims in Florida, providing hot plates of food in exchange much needed donations.

GOOD NEWS: Covington County girl prepares for international Taekwondo championship

GOOD NEWS: Covington County girl prepares for international Taekwondo championship

JC deputy honored for domestic violence response

Jones County deputy was on of nine officers honored for their actions during a domestic violence call.

Kindergartners in TN surprise hearing impaired custodian by signing ‘Happy Birthday’

According to local media, occasionally James Anthony teaches the students good manners and sign language. (Source: HICKERSON ELEMENTARY,FACEBOOK,CNN)

Hattiesburg artist donates painting to WCU

Hattiesburg artist Charles Price has donated a new painting to William Carey University. The piece is called “Staccato.” The artwork was created using oil on canvas and was painted in 2013.

Alabama teen going viral for doing the right thing

A young Birmingham teenager is going viral for doing something good.He found a wallet in a buggy at the Piggly Wiggly in Forestdale, with close to $300 and a phone inside.

Waitr teams up with local restaurants to launch “Share Thanksgiving” campaign

A new food delivery service pulled into the Hattiesburg, and they already work to deliver blessings to those in need.

Ole Miss athlete to hold sock drive for MS homeless shelters

An Ole Miss football player is doing his part to help those in need.

Coney Island Cafe legacy continues

Coney Island Cafe is a treasure to downtown Hattiesburg. Its rich history, popular food menu and loyal customers continue to help it thrive after almost a century of service.

Salvation Army in Hattiesburg helping Michael victims

Salvation Army in Hattiesburg helping Micheal victims

Army veteran stops shooter after football game

A 22-year Army veteran is being called a hero for stopping a 16-year-old gunman who opened fire into a crowd at a high school parking lot.

Good News: Spirit of Women team up to spread joy

Many women carry the weight of the world on their shoulders with children, decision making and a slew of other everyday tasks. This week’s good news comes out of Hattiesburg’s Henington House and Gardens.

Positively WAVE: Man mowing lawns across America cuts grass for Louisville family

Rodney Smith Jr. says this started small, lending a helping hand to someone who couldn’t finish mowing the lawn, but has since transformed in a way to help people around the country doing the same.

Good News: Laurel cheer team rallies around teammate with Alopecia

The teams at Laurel Gymnastics and Cheer tumble into a time of love and support as one of their own loses her hair because of Alopecia. September is National Alopecia Awareness Month.

MS man hopes to spread love, equality through #NiketheWorldChallenge

Three million views later, Maurice Haynes hopes his message through the #NiketheWorldChallenge resonates with viewers.

Cajun Navy rescues hundreds in Carolinas

The Cajun Navy first emerged in 2005, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, to rescue folks caught in the storm’s floodwaters.

GOOD NEWS: Army mom surprises kids at school

After nine months in Kuwait Army Staff Beverly Hughes returns home to surprise her two kids at school.

Ellisville business making wish come true for 4-year-old girl

An Ellisville business is hoping you will help them make a wish come true for a local four-year-old who is chronically ill. The owners of Hunters Edge said they have watched their friends, the Jack family, fight for their little girl's life.

Good News: MS boy opens snowball stand to pay for college

They call it the "coolest snow stand in town," and it sits right in the center of Moselle. Brady's Snow Shack gives you a friendly greeting and great flavors, but the sweet stand has a big purpose.

SWEET VIDEO: Son surprises dad suffering from Alzheimer’s with trip to College World Series

But when the Clinton, MS native found out the Mississippi State Bulldogs were headed back to Omaha for the College World Series, he decided to make some new memories and surprise his dad with one great final trip.

  Viral video shows support for teacher with sick daughter

An English teacher at Columbia High School just learned that her daughter, Gentry, has a brain tumor. Through a Facebook video, Amy Terrell learned she has support as she fights with her baby at home. She is not alone.

Laurel students learn lesson of acceptance through play

Mice from outer space came crashing down into the Earth with their polka dots and crazy ears sticking out like sore thumbs. The Earth mice at St. John's Day School in Laurel quickly figured out how to accept their new friends.

The Kindness Rocks Project takes Hub City

Painted rocks are popping up all over the Pine Belt as a way to spread cheer and kindness.