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Jeremy Pittari, Author at Picayune Item


Picayune School Board tackles COVID paid leave, grants

Picayune School District’s Board of Trustees held a brief meeting Tuesday where the Board approved an extension to COVID-19 leave days and accepted two grants. ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:00 am


Breakdown in communication leads to rail work confusion

Road closures in Picayune due to ongoing rail repairs led to city officials becoming displeased with the company conducting the work because of a lack ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:30 am


Chamber of Commerce reflects on 2020, looks ahead to a new year

After a year of canceled events, membership decline and many lessons learned, the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a new ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:00 am


Council approves purchase of SCADA system for natural gas system

A new monitoring system will be installed on the city of Picayune’s natural gas system that will alert staff if an issue occurs. During Tuesday’s ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:50 pm


Picayune PD ready for 911 transition to central dispatch

During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Picayune Police Chief Freddy Drennan updated the Council about the transition to a centralized dispatch. Drennan said the switch to ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:00 am


Only two of six local Gulf Coast Restoration project proposals scored higher than 10 of 40

Of the six total projects submitted by the Board of Supervisors and city of Picayune for funding from the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund, only two ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Monday, January 4, 2021 4:53 pm


Nicholson VFD purchases new pumper truck, names it after previous chief

Nicholson Volunteer Fire Department is the proud owner of a brand new fire truck. Built by Deep South Fire Trucks in Seminary, the new pumper ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, January 2, 2021 7:00 am


VFDs work several fires over holidays

Several Pearl River County residents lost their homes to fires over the past couple of weeks, one of those fires occurred on Christmas Day. Pearl ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:00 am


Concession stand vandalized at Friendship Park

A window at a small concession stand at Friendship Park was broken out in an apparent act of vandalism over the weekend. Parks and Recreation ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Monday, December 28, 2020 4:48 pm


Kids Kingdom needs a band aid

Parks are an integral part of any city. Within Picayune there are several parks for the residents to enjoy, but a playground at one park ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, December 26, 2020 7:00 am

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