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One person killed in shooting

One person was fatally injured in a shooting that occurred in Picayune Sunday at approximately 11:35 a.m. The Picayune Police Department has identified a suspect, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:53 am

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Two unoccupied homes in Nicholson burn down

Two unoccupied houses burned down in Nicholson Sunday. One of the structure fires occurred at 117 Joe Fleming at 6 a.m., said Pearl River County ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:20 am

Education

Poplarville has fourth best graduation rate in state

Poplarville School District has the fourth highest graduation rate in the state for the 2019-2020 school year. All three local school districts saw their four ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, April 9, 2021 4:17 pm

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Pearl River County building in Poplarville a total loss after fire early Thursday

A Pearl River County building that houses Child Protective Services and the MSU Extension Service offices caught fire early Thursday morning. The Poplarville Fire Department ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:34 am

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Resource center offering new classes

Along with free parenting classes, a resource center in Picayune is offering free classes on anger management, financial management and healthy relationships. The Rose of ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:36 pm

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Poplarville has 2 fire trucks down

The city of Poplarville is dealing with ongoing fire truck maintenance issues that, according to the mayor, may be putting locals in peril. The Poplarville ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:57 pm

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Aldermen discuss golf cart use on city streets

Poplarville’s Aldermen are considering allowing golf carts on city streets. The Board took a golf cart ordinance under advisement during their regular Board meeting Tuesday. ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:53 am

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Unofficial results from Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen in Poplarville

The following are unofficial results from Poplarville’s Republican and Democratic primary elections. The races were for mayor and alderman. There are five seats on the ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:36 pm

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Alderman Russell Miller pulls out of election on Election Day

Alderman Russell Miller withdrew his candidacy for reelection Tuesday, which leaves only five candidates for Poplarville’s Board of Aldermen. Miller will finish the rest of ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:12 pm

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Looking at the road paving ahead

Pearl River County’s new four-year road plan proposes that 988 miles of county maintained road will be paved and additional staff will be hired in ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:48 pm

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