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Supervisors discuss stronger litter ordinance

Pearl River County’s Board of Supervisors is working with the county’s code enforcement officer to make it easier to consistently enforce county codes concerning littering ... Read more

2 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Fire at local store quickly extinguished

A fire behind a Picayune retail store took place early Monday morning and is still under investigation. The Picayune Fire Department were dispatched to a ... Read more

2 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Farmers Market of Picayune needs new committed vendors

The Farmers Market of Picayune is looking for new committed vendors to join the market. Christina Juneau, organizer of the farmers market, said she’d like ... Read more

2 hours ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Pearl River County residents receive unsolicited packages of seeds from China

Across the U.S., people are receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail. Some of these mysterious packages are now showing up at addresses in ... Read more

2 hours ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Murder suspects extradited back to Pearl River County

Dustin Gray and his wife Erica Gray are back in Pearl River County after being arrested in Colorado. They are being held for their alleged ... Read more

23 hours ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Creating paper crafts that shimmer

Theater dolls are a tradition that go back more than 100 years, but Marie Whitman has her own approach to the craft. On Whitman’s sewing ... Read more

3 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Coast Electric to provide broadband to local unserved areas

To help fill in gaps in available broadband service within the north end of Pearl River county, Coast Electric received $5.4 million in grant funding ... Read more

3 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Picayune Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center residents need pen pals

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care facilities across the county have been forced to close their doors to visitors to reduce the risk of ... Read more

3 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

PRC School board amends school reopening plan

The Pearl River School District’s Board of Trustees held a special called meeting Wednesday evening to discuss an amended plan for the reopening of schools. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Board of Aldermen adjust budget to fund building repairs, take no action on TIF bond

Poplarville’s City Hall and Police Department building may get needed repairs in the next fiscal year. The Poplarville Board of Aldermen held another budget workshop ... Read more

3 days ago by Cathy Cook.

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