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Board of Aldermen adjust budget to fund building repairs, take no action on TIF bond

Poplarville’s City Hall and Police Department building may get needed repairs in the next fiscal year. The Poplarville Board of Aldermen held another budget workshop ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, August 1, 2020 7:00 am

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Work on west side of Highway 11 planned for November

Phase II of the Highway 11 expansion project is tentatively set to start at the beginning of November. Work to expand Highway 11 to four ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:00 am

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Poplarville School Board discusses paid time off

Poplarville School District’s Board of Trustees discussed paid time off for staff members during its regular meeting Monday. The Board approved a small addition to ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:00 am

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PSD adjusts back to school policy

Students in the Poplarville School District will be required to wear face masks or coverings at school when they cannot social distance. The Poplarville School ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:00 am

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Aldermen approve purchase of used patrol vehicle for police department

In a two to one vote the Poplarville Board of Aldermen approved purchasing a $14,995 used police vehicle for the Poplarville Police Department during a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:00 am

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PDI, LLC to use grant funds to expand

Picayune based company Power Dynamics Innovations, LLC will receive $1.55 million in Gulf Coast Restoration Funds for a project to improve its facility. PDI will ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:00 am

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Mobile food pantry will be in Picayune this Saturday

Grace Ministry will be giving away over 5,000 pounds of groceries at a mobile food pantry on Aug. 1. The drive-thru event will begin at ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:00 am

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Paycheck Protection program loans keeping businesses staffed

Pearl River County businesses were approved for over $25 million in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program by the end of June, according to data ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:00 am

Lifestyles

Poplarville food pantry marks a year of blessings

A year after its construction, the blessing box at the Ruth Presbyterian Memorial Church is more well-used than ever. “We really see the need for ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:00 am

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Poplarville elected official concerned about timing of 911 consolidation

Some Poplarville officials are concerned about the consolidated E911 dispatch system being up and running in a timely manner because that timing could affect a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:00 am

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