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PEARL – The monkey is finally off Joe Hartfield’s back, and an awful nickname won’t stick with him either.

Two stretches of U.S. 49 and Hardy Street are set to undergo beautification projects with the help of officials from the Forrest County Board of Supervisors and the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

Investing early in Roku – a California company that manufactures a variety of streaming players – paid off for Purvis fifth-graders Camdyn Powell and Austyn Owens.

When Danny Li started preschool in the Petal School District 14 years ago, he spoke no English.

HATTIESBURG – Hattiesburg’s Kam Wells hasn’t been called upon too many times to pitch in big-time games this season.




Column: Chasing the dream

By DAVID GUSTAFSON,

It’s hard for me to believe, but I graduated from high school 26 years ago this week.

Might as well have been yesterday, as far as I’m concerned.

I have written it many times before, but by all accounts, high school graduation is simultaneously one of the most important – and least important – moments of your life.










Forrest Co. District 2 voting precinct moves from USO to Eureka

By HASKEL BURNS,

Some Forrest County voters in District 2 will soon switch to a different voting precinct on election days.

Members of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors recently approved the relocation of the precinct at the African American Military History Museum, 305 E. Sixth St., to the Eureka School building at 412 E. Sixth St.


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