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Supervisors plan to demolish old courthouse on Julia

The bridge on Troy Dedeaux Road is currently closed because the old bridge was scheduled to be removed Wednesday. Les Dungan with Dungan Engineering updated ... Read more

3 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Councilor’s concerns table donation of Marine statue to city

Concerns lodged by a member of Picayune’s City Council led to the tabling of a matter concerning acceptance of the donation of a concrete statue ... Read more

4 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Brown sworn in as new Alderman

Newly elected Alderman Daniel H. Brown was sworn into office Tuesday during the Poplarville Board of Alderman’s regular meeting. The Board accepted Brown’s resignation from ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Picayune School District reports second outbreak

More than 90 Picayune Memorial High School students were quarantined when the school had its second COVID-19 outbreak of the semester in early October, but ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Stephanie Kellar, Nissan of Picayune Teacher of the Week for 10-21-20

Stephanie Kellar is this week’s Nissan of Picayune Teacher of the Week. She is an eighth grade social studies teacher at Picayune Junior High. She ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Pumpkin patch draws crowd with food trucks

Young children and families wandered the rows of pumpkins at the St. Charles Borromeo pumpkin patch Saturday. Amanda Reynolds is a member of the church ... Read more

5 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Picayune Police Department transitions to county jail

The Picayune Police Department no longer has a city jail and while the transition from a city jail to using the county jail has come ... Read more

5 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Prescription Drug Take Back to be held Saturday

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, the Picayune Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. ... Read more

6 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Beware of scam calls asking for money

The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to be on alert for scam phone calls after several locals have fallen victim to them. ... Read more

1 week ago by Cathy Cook.

Locals speak out in favor of medical marijuana

From children to adults, the benefits of medical marijuana are being touted by a medical professional who works with children and an adult who is ... Read more

1 week ago by Jeremy Pittari.

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