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News

Pearl River County Hospital and Nursing Home issuing vaccines, when available

The waitlist for a COVID-19 vaccine at the Pearl River County Hospital is 700 people long and growing, but the number of vaccinations going into ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:00 am

Lifestyles

Fostering a passion for agriculture

During the County Junior Livestock Show held Jan. 9, cows ready to walk the ring were guided by the children who have been caring for ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:00 am

News

Free school uniforms still available

Free school uniforms and jackets in various sizes are still available from First Step Learning Lab. There are school uniforms ranging in children’s size from ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, January 15, 2021 7:00 am

News

Rocket engines may cause a rumble Saturday

Pearl River County locals will probably hear a rumbling Saturday when four rocket engines are tested at Stennis Space Center. The Core Stage Green Run ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Friday, January 15, 2021 7:00 am

News

Remembering Charles Ray Perry

After his recent passing, former Pearl River County Supervisor Charles Ray Perry is being remembered fondly for his dedication to public service and willingness to ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 am

News

School Board swears in newest member

A new member was sworn into the Poplarville School Board of Trustees Monday night during the regular Board meeting. Heather Holliday was sworn in after ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 am

News

Ribbon cut on central dispatch center in Picayune

The new centralized E911 dispatch for Pearl River County, Picayune and Poplarville has had a few small issues to work out since operations started Thursday, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 am

News

Pearl River County residents being protected from COVID

Every day 30 people receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Highland Community Hospital. There are 10 doses of vaccine per vial, and 30 people is a ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:00 am

Education

Pearl River Central Elementary principal named to advisory council

The Pearl River Central Elementary principal is one of 29 educators named to the inaugural State Superintendent of Education’s Principal Advisory Council. Dr. Lori Burkett ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 am

News

Rail line in Picayune gets annual maintenance

Picayune railroad crossings on Goodyear Boulevard and Canal Street were closed Monday so crews with Norfolk Southern could complete maintenance on the tracks. The work ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, January 11, 2021 4:55 pm

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