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“$100 Million Extravaganza” First $500,000 Top Prize Claimed

Lee County resident nets big win in $20 game JACKSON, MISS–A Nettleton man became the first winner of $500,000 in the new “$100 Million Extravaganza” ... Read more

7 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Nissan of Picayune Teacher of the Week, Gabriela Calvillo-Lemoine

Gabriela Calvillo-Lemoine, a Spanish teacher at Pearl River Central High School, was named Nissan of Picayune’s Teacher of the Week. Gabriela teaches students the intricacies ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

Biloxi PD to hold opioid drug take back

With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Biloxi Police Department, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration, announces its 20th Take Back Day ... Read more

13 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Traffic stop results in arrests and seizures

JACKSON, MS – Multiple arrests have been made due to a traffic stop and subsequent search warrant.   On April 16, 2021, Agents with the ... Read more

13 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Today is April 21, 2021

Kindergarten Day Things to get kids ready for kindergarten ›Work with your child on recognizing letters of the alphabet, numbers and colors in things that ... Read more

15 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Paving update in city of Picayune

There will be a second paving crew assigned to pave East Canal Street, Telly Road and West Canal Street beginning Wednesday night, April 21st. Depending ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to the Item.

Aldermen seeking method to repair pier

The Poplarville Board of Aldermen listened to a report regarding renovations to a local pier during its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening. Les Dungan of ... Read more

1 day ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Council declares April as Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month

After proclaiming the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Awareness Month, Picayune’s City Council approved a motion to survey the ... Read more

1 day ago by Jeremy Pittari.

NASA Removes Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Mission from Stennis Test Stand

Crews at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, worked April 19-20 to remove the first flight core stage of the agency’s Space ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to the Item.

Holliday announces candidacy for Poplarville mayor

Special to the Item On Tuesday, April 27th, the voters of Poplarville will have the opportunity to choose who will be the next Mayor.  This ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to the Item.

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