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Aldermen discuss paving work

The city of Poplarville collected approximately $11,000 more than the city budgeted in sales taxes received from the state this month. City Clerk Jane O’Neal ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:00 am

Art & Entertainment

Some October festivals cancelled, but Blues Festival still planned

Several October festivals have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but Picayune Main Street’s Rockin’ Blues Festival is still planned. Poplarville’s annual Blueberry Jubilee, which was ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:00 am

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Collisions close Hwy. 43 N, cause power outages

No one was injured in a car accident that downed three power poles Monday morning. At approximately 5:30 a.m. a vehicle traveling south on Highway ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:00 am

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Poll workers will take precautions

Despite the pandemic’s extra risks and work it requires of poll workers, only a few Pearl River County poll workers have decided not to work ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00 am

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Local power companies sending help to areas affected by Sally

Coast Electric and Mississippi Power sent crews to Alabama on Thursday to help with recovery efforts as part of the damage caused by Hurricane Sally. ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00 am

Art & Entertainment

Country trio Chapel Hart gains recognition for songwriting and new music video

Country music trio Chapel Hart writes music inspired by their life experiences, which include growing up together in Poplarville. Their newest music video “Jesus & ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00 am

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PRC School District receives safety grant

The Pearl River County School District was awarded a $500,000 school safety grant, which will be used to add security cameras, add a new door ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00 am

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General Election to determine flag, medical marijuana and statewide elections

The upcoming General Election has three major measures on the ballot that will affect the entire state of Mississippi, including a change to the way ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, September 18, 2020 7:00 am

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Absentee voting can begin next week

In-person absentee voting for the General Election can begin Monday and will be available through the end of October. The Pearl River County Circuit Clerk’s ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:00 am

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Poplarville students can eat free after USDA program extended

The Poplarville summer food service program has been extended, so all students in the district are able to receive free meals for the time being. ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:00 am

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