Thanksgiving holiday closings around Pearl River County

Published 7:00 am Thursday, November 27, 2014

Many businesses and government offices throughout Pearl River County will be closed this Thursday and Friday in accordance with the Thanksgiving holiday.

Pearl River County Administrator Adrain Lumpkin confirmed that all county offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero Jr. said that all city offices will be closed until Monday morning as well.

“Both the city and the county will have personnel on call in the case of an emergency,” said Pinero.

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Picayune garbage pick-up will be moved back one day for all residents. Those who usually have a weekly trash day on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday of this week, while Friday’s pick-up will be moved to Saturday.

For those looking to do some last-minute Thanksgiving shopping, Claiborne Hill and Winn-Dixie grocery stores will open at 7 a.m. on Thursday. Winn-Dixie will remain open until 4 p.m., while Claiborne Hill’s closing time will depend on business. Both stores will resume normal business hours on Friday.

Wal-Mart will remain open 24 hours on Thursday and Friday.

Picayune Drug Co., City Rexall Drugs and Fred’s Westside Pharmacy are all closed on Thanksgiving but will resume normal hours on Friday.

Rite Aid will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, while the pharmacy hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both Walgreen’s locations are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., but only the Walgreen’s on Highway 11 will open the pharmacy from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The CVS pharmacy is closed, but the store is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. All locations will resume normal hours on Friday.