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Pearl River County students receive school supplies

Students in the Poplarville School District will have no lack of school supplies this year thanks to Backpack Buddies of Poplarville, Keesler Federal Credit Union ... Read more

3 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Sales tax up in Picayune and Poplarville for May

Sales tax in Picayune and Poplarville in the month of May outperformed the same month of the previous year, in spite of the ongoing pandemic. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

PRC school board delays start of school for students

The Pearl River County School District’s Board of Trustees held a special called meeting Wednesday evening to discuss delaying the start of the school year ... Read more

4 days ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Work on west side of Highway 11 planned for November

Phase II of the Highway 11 expansion project is tentatively set to start at the beginning of November. Work to expand Highway 11 to four ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Remains found in Willie Jones case identified

The identity of human remains found on hunting property along Texas Flat Road have been positively identified. Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said the ... Read more

5 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

PRCC announces plans for fall 2020

By Alexx Kennedy PRCC Public Relations POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College has announced its plans to safely welcome back students to its Hattiesburg, Poplarville ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

First 2020 case of West Nile virus reported in state

With summer in full force in Pearl River County, the Mississippi State Department of Health advises residents to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitos ... Read more

5 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

COVID-19 cases top 55,000 in state, one new death in Pearl River County

There was one new COVID-19 death reported in Pearl River County on Monday, bringing the number of deaths related to the current pandemic up to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Poplarville School Board discusses paid time off

Poplarville School District’s Board of Trustees discussed paid time off for staff members during its regular meeting Monday. The Board approved a small addition to ... Read more

5 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Mississippi’s COVID-19 ‘test positivity rate’ highest in nation

On multiple occasions, this month, state and national leadership have either downplayed or neglected the positivity rate of COVID-19 testing. Yet in Mississippi, that rate ... Read more

5 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

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