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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. Their market savvy pushed them to first place in the Region 6 fall elementary school division of the Mississippi Stock Market Game.
When Danny Li started preschool in the Petal School District 14 years ago, he spoke no English.
On Thursday, he will graduate as valedictorian of the Petal High School Class of 2018. Not bad for someone whose native tongue is Fujianese, a dialect of the area in China where his parents come from, and a little bit of Mandarin.
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.
A trial date has been set in the case of Dana Coleman, a former office manager at Hattiesburg Municipal Court who is suing the city for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission violations, in particular racial harassment and discrimination.
Saturday, May 12, marks the 26th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. It’s the second year that Community Bank of Hattiesburg has been providing bags for the foodraiser. Approximately 55,000 bags will be distributed to Pine Belt residents during this week.