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Education

Local juniors score higher than statewide average on ACT

Local school districts had higher average composite ACT scores than the average for Mississippi, for juniors tested in 2020. State level The state average composite ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:39 pm

Education

Poplarville’s school nurses have been integral in the pandemic

From contact tracing to explaining quarantine procedures, school nurses have had one of the busiest years of their careers. The Poplarville School District added a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 4:51 pm

News

Picayune clean up coming soon

Volunteers in Picayune hope to spark a renewed focus on litter with their spring cleanup. Keep Picayune Beautiful volunteers are gearing up for their spring ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:38 pm

News

Search begins for new economic development director

The search is on for a new economic development director for Pearl River County. The previous director announced he was leaving the position last week. ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, March 22, 2021 3:20 pm

Health & Fitness

Mississippi reports COVID-19 variants

Mississippi reported its first case of the South African COVID-19 variant on Friday. The case was reported in Harrison County and the variant strain, B.1.351, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, March 22, 2021 2:20 pm

Galleries

Photo gallery: Construction on Pearl River Central multipurpose building ongoing

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

News

Community steps up to help man with high water bill due to suspected mischief

Within three hours of the situation being announced, the Poplarville community raised over $1,000 to help an older resident pay for an exorbitant water bill ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, March 19, 2021 5:11 pm

Lifestyles

Teens fundraise for teenager injured in accident

Teenagers have stepped up to show their support for 16-year-old Conner Beech after he was involved in a serious car accident. Multiple fundraisers and blood ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:56 pm

News

Economic impact study might move lake project forward after 20 years

Pearl River County’s governing body has been discussing building a publicly owned recreational lake for 20 years. A new economic impact study may finally move ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, March 19, 2021 2:44 pm

News

Board of Aldermen hear about park construction, church fire update

Work to construct the stage and bathrooms in Poplarville’s City Square Park is behind schedule due to wet and cold weather. The construction is supposed ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, March 18, 2021 4:48 pm

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