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PRCC receives $201,800 childcare grant

PRCC Public Relations Pearl River Community College has been awarded $201,800 over four years as part of the Child Care Access Means Parents in School ... Read more

2 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Football championship could send Pearl River County fans to a ‘hotbed’ of COVID

With holiday gatherings, flu season and changing weather, COVID-19 cases have begun to spike in Pearl River County. Highland Community Hospital’s administration is worried the ... Read more

3 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

City to disband election commission

The city of Poplarville may soon eliminate its municipal election commission and rely instead on the county election commission to run city elections. Poplarville’s Board ... Read more

7 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Suspect in domestic assault turns self in, booked on upgraded charge

The man who was being sought for allegedly shooting his ex significant other in the arm turned himself into the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department ... Read more

21 hours ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Senior center reopens doors to public

The Senior Center of South Pearl River County resumed serving hot lunches in the facility on Monday and will hold its first event in months, ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Council accepts second round of funding for more parking

A $40,000 grant will be used to create additional parking in the city of Picayune. The city received the funding through a partnership with Picayune ... Read more

1 day ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Aldermen choose new school board member

The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department helped staff the Poplarville Fire Department while firefighters had to be quarantined due to COVID-19. During the Poplarville Board ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Suspect in shooting on Rosa Street turns himself in

A Picayune man wanted for attempted murder turned himself in to law enforcement on Friday. The Picayune Police Department arrested 22-year-old Horatio Walton Jr. for ... Read more

2 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Suspect sought in domestic shooting

A Poplarville man is being sought for his alleged involvement in the shooting a former significant other Sunday evening. Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department Maj. ... Read more

2 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

COVID-19 cases in county, state as of Nov. 29, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 within Pearl River County now total 1,541 since the start of the pandemic, of which 68 deaths were attributed as of Sunday. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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