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Arrest made in deadly shooting, victim identified

Investigators with the Picayune Police Department have made an arrest in the deadly shooting that occurred Sunday as a result of suspected gang activity. Picayune ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Monday, April 12, 2021 5:38 pm


Helping former addicts become independent

In the Henleyfield area is a home that acts as a method to teach those who recently became sober how to live independently. The Gap ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:58 pm

Breaking News

Sheriff’s Department working gun shot death along Highway 43 N

Investigators with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department are working a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday morning along Highway 43 North. Maj. Marc Ogden said ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:51 pm


Unofficial results of primary election for City Council 2021

Update : This story has been updated with more recent election results. Results from Tuesday’s election show a number of races have been decided, with ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:18 pm


Biden-Harris Administration extends moratorium on residential evictions in USDA multifamily housing communities in accordance with CDC guidance

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium to affected multifamily housing residents through June ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Sunday, April 4, 2021 1:37 am


USM Receives $2.3 million from Lamar W. Powell to Establish Scholarships

During a trip home to Mississippi for a family reunion, a relative told Chief Warrant Officer (U.S. Army Retired) Lamar W. Powell the story of Oseola McCarty ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:34 pm


Stevens shares stances as she runs for re-election in Precinct 3

Jan Stevens, one of two candidates running for City Council, is running for re-election for Precinct 3. She said she decided to run again because ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:00 am


Three people running for Councilor in Precinct 2 share stances

The three candidates running for Precinct 2 in the city of Picayune share their stances on their goals and things they feel need to be ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:36 pm


Two men arrested for separate sexual battery indictments

A couple of suspects were recently arrested for indictments handed down from the grand jury for alleged sexual crimes against children. Pearl River County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:57 pm


Victoria Kelly, Nissan of Picayune’s Teacher of the Week

Victoria Kelly, a math teacher at Pearl River Central High School, has been selected as Nissan of Picayune’s Teacher of the Week. Kelly teaches Algebra ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:28 pm

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