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Law enforcement prepare for increased presence of demonstrators

In anticipation of an increased presence of people supporting the Black Lives Matter movement coming to Picayune on Wednesday as part of a vigil for ... Read more

1 hour ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Law office of Jim Gray burns, he suspects it was act of arson

The law office of Picayune attorney James “Jim” Gray burned early Tuesday morning. Gray believes that the fire was set intentionally because Gray’s son is ... Read more

13 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Two people being sought in relation to man’s disappearance

The Picayune Police Department is looking for two persons of interest in the disappearance of Willie Ray Q. Jones. On Sunday the Picayune Police Department ... Read more

17 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Rose of Sharon organizes father-daughter event

The public is invited to attend a Father-Daughter Evening at the Park Banquet on Saturday, July 25. The dance is being organized by the Rose ... Read more

17 hours ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Two New Orleans residents arrested during traffic stop

Two people from New Orleans were arrested by the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department during a routine traffic stop where the deputy found guns and ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

Unity March continues the message of coming together

Sunday evening community members in Picayune marched from Snyder Park to J.P. Johnson Park shouting call and response chants like “No justice, no peace.” The ... Read more

17 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

PRC School District plans for 2020-2021 budget

Pearl River County School District’s Board of Trustees discussed the district’s budget for the upcoming year during the regular monthly meeting last Thursday. Business Administrator ... Read more

17 hours ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Mississippi COVID-19 cases surpass 36,000, local death count still at 32

The state of Mississippi’s COVID-19 case count has reached 36,680 as of July 12 with 1,250 confirmed deaths according to statistics from the Mississippi State ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

PRC School district outlines classes for next year

Pearl River County School District’s Board of Trustees came together for its normal monthly meeting Thursday evening to discuss the district’s reopening plan and what ... Read more

4 days ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Prohibition officially ends in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi will officially end prohibition in January. The change takes place nearly 90 years after prohibition was officially repealed in the U.S. ... Read more

4 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

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