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Two arrested during routine traffic stop

A Pearl River County man was arrested on May 16, for possessing illegal narcotics. Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department said ... Read more

1 hour ago by Jeremy Pittari.

HCA students say farewell via parade

Like all local schools, after having the semester interrupted by the pandemic Heritage Christian Academy students switched to online learning, keeping them from their daily ... Read more

11 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

School districts transition to summer feeding

With the school year at an end, school districts that offer them are transitioning to summer feeding programs. Free grab and go meals will be ... Read more

11 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Graduating seniors look back at an unforgettable year

The class of 2020 had to adapt to many changes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary Beth Dowling, a 2020 graduate of Picayune Memorial ... Read more

11 hours ago by laurelthrailkill.

Prices of meat skyrocket locally, availability also affected

Shoppers in Pearl River County, and across the country, are noticing the price of their favorite cut of meat is on the rise. Garrett Acquistapace, ... Read more

3 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Man arrested for drug violations during checkpoint

A Picayune Police Department safety checkpoint conducted May 16 resulted in drug related charges for a Picayune man. That Saturday, officers came into contact with ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Another round of COVID-19 testing set for Pearl River County

A free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will be offered in Pearl River County on May 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Pearl River ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors want trusties to get back to work

Several members of the Pearl River County Supervisors are pushing for trusties held at the county jail to be allowed to go back to work ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Family dispute escalates to simple assault, arson on Old Kiln Road

Tuesday evening a family disagreement heated up when one man lit fire to a home on the family property. Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl ... Read more

4 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Courthouse Annex open for court

The Pearl River County Courthouse Annex opened Monday for its first day of court, although few people entered the building due to the pandemic. Planning ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

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