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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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Pearl River County hires new economic development director

Pearl River County’s Board of Supervisors hired a new economic development director Monday morning. The Board approved hiring Lindsey Ward as the new Economic Development ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 5, 2021 4:05 pm

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Pearl River County coroner will also temporarily serve as Hancock County coroner

Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage will now serve as interim coroner in Hancock County because Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk’s certification has been suspended. ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Monday, April 5, 2021 4:01 pm

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Mississippi Power Company warns customers of scams claiming power will be disconnected

Mississippi Power Company saw attempts to scam their customers nearly double in 2020 and are encouraging customers to stay educated about phone scams. In 2019, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:54 pm

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Picayune utility worker retires after three decades on the job

During his 38 years of reading Picayune city meters, Bill West has witnessed the work transform from hot and sweaty walks to read individual meters, ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 4:46 pm

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One person injured and one killed in fatal car crash Monday

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash early Monday morning. The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash ... Read more

by Cathy Cook, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:16 pm

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