Mississippi participates in annual sales tax holiday this weekend

Mississippi participates in annual sales tax holiday this weekend

Today marks the beginning of Mississippi’s sales tax holiday.  The event started at 12:01 a.m. today and will last until midnight Saturday. Shoppers can save ... Read more

Latest news

Wild grown mushrooms for sale at Shroomdom

Nestled in the forests of Poplarville, is a magical kingdom filled with lush vegetation, wildlife and mushrooms.  It’s called Shroomdom, Inc. and it’s owned and ... Read more

  1. County unemployment up slightly
  2. Flag team prepares for season
  3. Don’t pass a stopped school bus

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Officers learn to enforce animal cruelty laws and detect offenses

Local law enforcement agencies attended a training session Tuesday to learn about responding to and enforcing animal cruelty laws. Sgt. Ken Sullivan with the Rankin ... Read more

Board asked about purchases

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors held its meeting Wednesday morning, where they addressed concerns about county equipment purchasing and phone problems at the ... Read more

Boil water notice

Center Water Association has issued a boil water notice for members living on Preacher Powell Road from the intersection of Toxie Spence Road to Anner ... Read more

Moving forward with field project

  The school board for the Picayune Separate Municipal School District approved a motion to apply for bids to conduct initial drainage work to the ... Read more

  1. New school year begins soon, drive carefully, watch for children
  2. Picayune Main Street accredited
  3. Former law enforcement officer charged with rape now charged with attempted murder
  4. Local clothing store for local shopping
  5. Boil water for John Amacker lifted
  6. Boil water lifted
  7. New street lights
  8. Four arrested for robbing victim looking to buy a motorcycle
  9. Drivers were not ejected
  10. Utility Authority welcomes new member, appoints vice president
  11. Main Street planning a fundraiser
  12. Certified organic blueberries
  13. Boil water notice
  14. Aldermen sell old fire truck for $50,000
  15. Police worked two armed robberies
  16. Young man dies in head-on collision Tuesday afternoon


No title games in the south

CLINTON — It will be a bit of a longer drive for any prep football fans in Pearl River County that want to attend the ... Read more

  1. Saints open camp
  2. Changing places
  3. House takes no decision
  4. Game changer
  5. Rebels looking to improve
  6. Prep title games moving


Use caution when purchasing items from Craig’s List

County and city law enforcement agencies have reported a rash of armed robberies have occurred associated with attempting to make purchases through Craig’s List, a ... Read more

Columns and Opinion

Mind your music manners

I recently attended a social event at a venue in Hattiesburg where many attendees enjoyed engaging conversation, only to have it impeded by music found to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

EPA limits not good

In his letter in the June 27th Item Mr. Pierre Iriquois states that the illegal EPA regulation limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants is ... Read more


Local clothing store for local shopping

Local clothing store for local shopping

One Picayune woman’s dream of opening a boutique that offered chic clothing for women of all shapes and sizes became a reality when Bre’s Clothing ... Read more | comments


Schmidt selected to study in New York at Juilliard

Schmidt selected to study in New York at Juilliard

By Jan Miller Penton Item Correspondent Pearl River Central drama teacher and Blue Maskers coach, Ginger Schmidt, packed her bags for a trip to the ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

Immunizations offered at local Health Dept.

Immunizations offered at local Health Dept.

A new school year is less than a month away, and the closer it gets the longer the wait will be to have a child ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Come celebrate National Dance Day in Picayune

Come celebrate National Dance Day in Picayune

This weekend, dancers of all ages are invited to show off their talents at Picayune’s first celebration of National Dance Day. E. Jae James, owner ... Read more | comments