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Masks donated to community members by the NAACP

Community members were able to get free N-95 and surgical masks on Thursday and Friday as part of a distribution event held by the Pearl ... Read more

6 hours ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

COVID-19 survivor shares her story

For Vinner Scott, COVID-19 is more than a public health crisis—it resulted in a personal tragedy. Scott lost her mother Earnestine Johns Carter to COVID-19 ... Read more

6 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Alligators will eat pets

While uncommon, instances of pets being taken by alligators do occur in Mississippi and Pearl River County. Local farmer Leilani Rosenbaum found that out the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Unemployment rate surges in April

During the month of April, unemployment in the state of Mississippi increased significantly to an average of 15.6. Pearl River County’s unemployment rate for April ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

School districts can apply for funding soon

Local school districts should be able to apply for federal CARES Act funds to help districts respond to COVID-19 in a matter of weeks, not ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Prayers for Peace event brings local community together

Community members from across the county gathered at Crosby Commons for an event meant to honor George Floyd and other victims of police brutality while ... Read more

1 day ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

Peaceful protests continue in Picayune in support of equality

Protests that began with a small group on Goodyear Boulevard Sunday night kneeling in memory of George Floyd drew more attendees and attention over the ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Two arrested for possession of THC products

Two people were arrested for drug related offenses after they were pulled over for a routine driving violation. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison said ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Poplarville High’s valedictorian and salutatorian reflect on senior year disrupted by COVID-19

Ravyn Garrett and Aislynn Andrews, Poplarville High School’s 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, had an unconventional senior year as classes were cut short due to ... Read more

2 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Pearl River County NAACP offering free N-95 masks

On Thursday, June 4, and Friday, June 5, the Pearl River County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be providing free ... Read more

2 days ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

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