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Jeremy Pittari, Author at Picayune Item

Breaking News

Suspect in domestic assault turns self in, booked on upgraded charge, second suspect arrested

(Update 12-3-20) This story has been updated to reflect additional charges pressed against John Red and a second suspect, Kristy L. Red, Thursday afternoon. The ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:46 pm

News

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

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:00 am

Breaking News

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

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:52 am

News

Revived program participants get chance to hear from city, county officials

With the revival of the Leadership Pearl River County program, now under the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce, participants can once again get more ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

News

Man arrested for death of wife after domestic dispute

This week a Nicholson man was arrested for a second degree murder warrant after his wife died of complications allegedly derived from a domestic assault ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

News

BACA receives $1,000 donation from Exchange Club of Picayune

The proceeds from a Poker Run held by the Exchange Club of Picayune was donated to the local chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse this ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:00 am

Crime Reports

Arrest reports collected from the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 25, 2020

Jamaal Lateef Taylor, 28, 907 West Hinton Ave., Lumberton; arrested Oct. 26, for two counts of contempt of court. Amos Lamont Kennedy, 33, 812 S. ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:47 am

Business

The Melt Bistro offers up bubble tea

What started as a conversation over a meal has now resulted in the opening of Picayune’s newest place to get lunch and a unique drink ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:00 am

News

Volunteer, club, business and citizen of the year named at 72nd Chamber Banquet

The Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the winners of several categories during the 72nd Annual Chamber Banquet. Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero kicked off ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, November 21, 2020 7:00 am

News

Crime Stoppers tip leads investigators to narcotics hot bed

A tip from Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers led Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department investigators to a home where one man was allegedly selling various illegal ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, November 20, 2020 7:00 am

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