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News

Aldermen discuss repairs to North West Street

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen, which entailed some Internet connection issues causing communication issues between those attending physically and virtually, street repairs ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:09 pm

News

Drive-thru vaccination site not on the horizon for Pearl River County

It looks like Pearl River County will not be getting a drive-thru vaccination site. The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors discussed it during a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:00 am

News

Locals will have two chances to dispose of hazardous waste in March

The month of March will offer two opportunities for locals to dispose of hazardous household waste. Both the city of Picayune and Pearl River County ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:00 am

Lifestyles

Birthday parade celebrates 4-year-old with leukemia

Friends, neighbors and firefighters celebrated 4-year-old Jude James’s birthday with a parade past his home. James was diagnosed with leukemia on Dec. 16. His compromised ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:00 am

Education

Black history for youngsters

Picayune school children learned about African American trailblazers from civil rights leader Malcolm X to Picayune educator J.P. Johnson as part of a story telling ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:00 am

News

Sho-Nuff reopens in new location

For Louis and Steffani Graham, running a BBQ restaurant as a married couple means always having a partner who will push the other to the ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:00 am

News

Income tax bill goes to Senate

Legislators in Mississippi’s House of Representatives passed a bill to eliminate state income tax on Tuesday, just a day after it was passed by the ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:00 am

News

Road signs are disappearing in north end of county

Road signs are going missing in the north end of Pearl River County, so county employees will try using plastic signs instead of aluminum ones ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:00 am

Galleries

Photo gallery: Progress on Poplarville stage

After being delayed by wet weather last week, construction on the bathrooms and stage in Poplarville’s Town Green is moving forward. The Mississippi Development Authority’s ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, February 26, 2021 7:00 am

News

Board considers personnel needed to increase roads paved

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors is developing a plan to dramatically increasing the number of roads paved in the county. According to previous ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00 am

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