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Bond project may end earlier than planned

Construction at the Pearl River Central School District campuses is on track, and may be completed faster if students do not return for the rest ... Read more

22 hours ago by cathy cook.

Churches shift to online streaming of services in COVID-19 pandemic

Religious leaders are faced with the challenge of leading their congregations now that gathering in-person is no longer safe or allowed. Picayune’s St. Barnabas Anglican ... Read more

22 hours ago by cathy cook.

Thursday edition to be cut from Item

The Picayune Item began in 1904, making this publication the longest existing business in Picayune. Over the years we have gone through a lot of ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

13-year-old arrested for second degree murder of 13-year-old

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and charged as an adult for the second degree murder of another 13-year-old boy. Maj. Marc Ogden with the ... Read more

22 hours ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Shelter to close doors, but still adopting pets

With new orders to shelter at home being handed down from the state and the city of Picayune issuing a similar executive order, Pearl River ... Read more

2 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Service at landfill slows due to increased traffic

With many families home from work and school due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pearl River County residents are spring cleaning and disposing of unwanted items, ... Read more

2 days ago by cathy cook.

Pearl River County endorses shelter-in-place order

Pearl River County’s Board of Supervisors endorsed the shelter-in-place order passed by Governor Tate Reeves on Wednesday to slow the spread of COVID-19, which goes ... Read more

2 days ago by cathy cook.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Mississippi had two new COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday night, and one COVID-19 outbreak in a long-term care facility has been reported in Pearl River County. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Blood donations dropping during pandemic

Blood donations are usually in great need during the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the country has put an even greater ... Read more

3 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Aldermen hear COVID-19 hospital projections

Pearl River County is projected to have over 100 deaths from COVID-19, but that number could be reduced with more sheltering in place and social ... Read more

3 days ago by cathy cook.

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