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Local housing market has more buyers than inventory

Real estate demand in Pearl River County is higher than it has been since post Hurricane Katrina as people leave urban areas to find homes ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 20, 2021 5:34 pm

Lifestyles

Leadership program begins anew

Picayune’s Leadership Program has started anew, and its inaugural class of nine celebrated with a graduation ceremony Thursday. The leadership program is meant to inspire ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:00 am

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Kiwanis shifts focus due to pandemic

For a second year, Special Olympics will not be held in Pearl River County due to the pandemic, but the Kiwanis Club of Greater Picayune ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:00 am

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Deputies train to respond to those with mental illness

The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department is trying to prepare its deputies to better recognize when someone is experiencing mental illness. Pine Belt Mental Healthcare ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, February 19, 2021 7:00 am

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HVAC system at Health Department down

Pearl River County’s Board of Supervisors discussed the need to conduct costly repairs to the Pearl River County Health Department’s heating and cooling system during ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, February 19, 2021 7:00 am

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Supervisors discuss permit fees and fiber optic

Some Pearl River County Supervisors believe the permit fee to build a home in the county should be reduced. During the Board’s regular meeting Wednesday, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:00 am

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Poplarville residents have a bit longer to pay water bills

Poplarville’s City Hall was closed for winter weather Tuesday, the same day water bills were due, so the city will waive late fees for bills ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:00 am

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Senator Angela Hill sponsors bill preventing transgender girls from competing in girls sports

Mississippi’s Senate passed a bill to ban transgender women and girls from participating in women’s athletics at public high schools and universities on Thursday. The ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:00 am

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Senate bill might give counties more money for bridges

The Mississippi Senate passed a bill that would redirect lottery funds from state to local roads. The bill still needs to pass the House. SB ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:00 am

News

Winter weather related closures

All Pearl River County offices are closed until 8 a.m. Wednesday due to the winter weather. County Administrator Adrain Lumpkin said the county did not ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, February 15, 2021 3:55 pm

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