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News

Proposed golf cart ordinance meant to be a lagniappe for Poplarville residents

After three years of trying, the city of Poplarville might finally allow golf carts on residential streets. Poplarville Mayor Rossie Creel wants to see a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:12 pm

News

Poplarville’s ladder truck is back in action

Poplarville is back to two functioning fire trucks and repairs on the third are looking promising, according to Mayor Rossie Creel. The ladder truck, which ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:11 pm

Education

Poplarville School District creates new positions to support virtual learning

The Poplarville School District will be creating several new positions to support virtual learning using emergency federal funding and the district will need to hire ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:29 pm

Art & Entertainment

Poplarville native recognized for her songwriting

A Poplarville native is being recognized for her singing and songwriting. Blues singer and songwriter Angela Easley has been nominated for six International Singer Songwriters ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:15 pm

News

Sheriff’s Department purchases new radios and 8 new vehicles

New mobile radios should help the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department solve radio communication issues, which should improve officer safety and response time. The mobile ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:47 am

News

One person killed in shooting

One person was fatally injured in a shooting that occurred in Picayune Sunday at approximately 11:35 a.m. The Picayune Police Department has identified a suspect, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:53 am

News

Two unoccupied homes in Nicholson burn down

Two unoccupied houses burned down in Nicholson Sunday. One of the structure fires occurred at 117 Joe Fleming at 6 a.m., said Pearl River County ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:20 am

Education

Poplarville has fourth best graduation rate in state

Poplarville School District has the fourth highest graduation rate in the state for the 2019-2020 school year. All three local school districts saw their four ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, April 9, 2021 4:17 pm

News

Pearl River County building in Poplarville a total loss after fire early Thursday

A Pearl River County building that houses Child Protective Services and the MSU Extension Service offices caught fire early Thursday morning. The Poplarville Fire Department ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:34 am

News

Resource center offering new classes

Along with free parenting classes, a resource center in Picayune is offering free classes on anger management, financial management and healthy relationships. The Rose of ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:36 pm

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