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Confederate signs placed back on city property

Signs denoting a local civic club that uses the Confederate Battle flag as its logo and a sign describing the history of local Confederate Companies ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:29 pm

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Investigators working two shootings in same day

Picayune Police Department investigators worked two cases where shots were fired at other people on Sunday, but no major injuries were reported. Both incidents took ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:50 pm

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Today is May 10, 2021

The American Revolution was an unexpected victory for the colonists. They won an immense land with a myriad of perks and perils, but the only ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Monday, May 10, 2021 7:00 am

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Suspect arrested in decades old cold case in murder of Leola Jordan

A man has been formally charged with the murder of Leola Jordan, a cold case the Picayune Police Department has been working on for more ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Sunday, May 9, 2021 10:14 pm

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Uplift Pearl River County from opioids

At times in Pearl River County, first responders are sent to multiple calls in a week that involve overdose deaths that are usually associated with ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:00 am

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Confederate signs removed from city

Three signs were recently removed from various points within the city of Picayune. Two of the signs were at the entrances of Picayune along Sycamore ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:00 am

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Legislature’s YouTube channel generates 283,400 views in first year of operation

Jackson, Miss. – During the 2021 Session, users viewed the Legislature’s new YouTube site 93,510 times and logged 26,000 hours of watch time.  At less than ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, May 7, 2021 4:48 pm

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2019 complaint leads to Picayune man’s arrest for sexual battery on Tuesday

A Picayune man was arrested this week for a charge that began with a complaint made back in 2019. Picayune Police Assistant Chief James Bolton ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, May 7, 2021 3:59 pm

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Female suspect flees from checkpoint, ending in soccer field of Friendship Park

A woman is wanted by the Pearl River county Sheriff’s Department after she resisted arrest by fleeing in her vehicle through a park occupied by ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:20 pm

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Picayune Fire Department working chemical leak in woods along Highway 11

A bad smell initially thought to be a natural gas leak turned out to be due to leaking old containers in the woods near Quick ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:51 am

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