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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.

Spirit of Giving


Nine students from the Petal School District received their presents early as they took part in the district police department’s annual Shop with Panther Police.

The program began three years ago at the suggestion of Petal School District Chief of Police Gavin Guy.

City sees jump in registered users on new app


As of Tuesday, Mayor Hal Marx said the city’s app now has 91 registered users.

The app offers an interactive and easy-to-use option for staying informed about the goings on in the city and for submitting work orders.

It is free to download and opens up a two-way communication between residents and city workers and officials.

Yeah, It's Happenin'


Have I mentioned I’m a rock ‘n  roller? I’m sure I have, but have I gotten as specific as mentioning that I have special place in my heart for blues-injected, Keith Richards open-G tuned guitar-type rock ‘n roll?

Well, I do.