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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.

Chocolate beignet eliminates Hub City's Ortego from MasterChef Jr.


Cade Ortego’s time in the national spotlight and a chance for $100,000 may have ended last Friday when he was eliminated from Season 6 of MasterChef Junior during the 11th episode. However, he placed within the Top 9 contestants on the popular Fox show.

His Achilles heel? The Chocolate Beignet.