City of Picayune holds special meeting to declare local emergency

Published 2:13 pm Friday, October 6, 2017

Members of the City Council met at 1:30 Friday afternoon to approve a motion to approve proclamation of the existence of a local emergency in response to the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to be a category one hurricane when it makes landfall Saturday evening.

City crews are currently handing out sandbags at the city barn, and self serve satellite stations are spread throughout the city.

Satellite locations can be found at the church on Kendrick Lane the parking lot at the corner of North Haugh Avenue and Fourth Street, Pinewood Drive and Mildred Mitchell Park on Sycamore Road.

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