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Register now for the Witches Ride in Poplarville

The night before Halloween, the Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the inaugural Witches Ride. Chamber Board member Rikki Hardy said the event was ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:30 pm

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Supervisors hear from family who lost property due to mix-up

A Pearl River County resident addressed the Board of Supervisors about a tax record mix-up that may cost her daughter ownership of her home. Ava ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:28 pm

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Council hears about armed robberies, staff resignation

During Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, councilors heard that there is an ongoing investigation into a rash of burglaries in the Millbrook subdivision and learned ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 9:14 am

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PRC School Board votes to make mask use recommended instead of mandatory, votes against allowing teachers, staff to carry firearms

Members of Pearl River County School District’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to make mask use recommended rather than mandatory and approved a motion ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:54 am

Sports

Pearl River scares No. 1 Jones College in ‘Cat Fight’ thriller

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Pearl River Wildcats played No. 1 Jones College down to the wire inside a lively Dobie Holden Stadium on Thursday before eventually ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:38 pm

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Mississippi Lottery Corporation Announces September Transfer to the State

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Lottery Corporation completed its September transfer of $11,243,551.36 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury. This ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:34 pm

News

No need for election in November

Three seats that were up for election in November, have already been decided since only one candidate for each seat qualified to run. Those seats ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, October 16, 2021 1:22 pm

News

The First donates to Early Head Start

A donation of $100,000 was provided to the Picayune School District’s Early Head Start program during Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Whitney Bowen with The ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, October 16, 2021 1:18 pm

News

City of Picayune to officially recognize Halloween on Oct. 30, but still up to families to decide when to trick or treat

With Halloween falling on a Sunday, discussion was had during Tuesday’s special call meeting if the city should officially recognize that holiday on the day ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:07 pm

News

Suspect in weekend armed robbery of Family Dollar identified, warrant served

Correction: This story has been corrected to state the incident took place at the Family Dollar, not Dollar General in Carriere. The man believed to ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:21 pm

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