Jeremy Pittari, Author at Picayune Item

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

News

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

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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

News

Hinton resigns from city clerk position, city hires temporary clerk from SMPDD

Picayune’s City Council held a special call meeting Tuesday to approve a contract with South Mississippi Planning and Development District to employ a temporary city ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:02 pm

News

PRCC Lunch and Learn focuses on Economic Development

Attendees of Pearl River Community College’s most recent Lunch and Learn got a peek into the field of economic development. Lunch and Learn is a ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:11 am

News

MBI asking for help to locate missing Georgetown woman

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 56-year-old Deborah Hardy Barnes of Georgetown, MS, in Copiah County. She is described as a black female, five feet two inches tall, weighing 190 pounds, with gray and ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:51 am

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MEC’S leadership mississippi applications are now available

  Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Economic Council’s Leadership Mississippi program is now accepting applications for the Class of 2022. Members of the Leadership Mississippi Class ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:46 pm

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