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Aldermen vote to increase waste collection rate

The Poplarville Board of Aldermen approved raising garbage collection rates from $15 per month to $16.50 per month for residential garbage and from $16 to ... Read more

7 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

County receives grant for opioid abuse prevention

Pearl River County has $54,000 in grant funding for opioid abuse prevention and may receive another $54,000 if the county can demonstrate positive results from ... Read more

7 hours ago by Cathy Cook.

Council approves revised street light contract

Street lights along two roads in Picayune will soon be more energy efficient and put out more light. Tuesday, Picayune’s City Council approved a motion ... Read more

7 hours ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Unofficial results of franchise fee vote

Unofficial results from Tuesday’s vote show Mississippi Power Company will continue to pay the cities of Picayune and Poplarville the same three percent rate as ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors discuss stronger litter ordinance

Pearl River County’s Board of Supervisors is working with the county’s code enforcement officer to make it easier to consistently enforce county codes concerning littering ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Fire at local store quickly extinguished

A fire behind a Picayune retail store took place early Monday morning and is still under investigation. The Picayune Fire Department were dispatched to a ... Read more

1 day ago by Cathy Cook.

Farmers Market of Picayune needs new committed vendors

The Farmers Market of Picayune is looking for new committed vendors to join the market. Christina Juneau, organizer of the farmers market, said she’d like ... Read more

1 day ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Pearl River County residents receive unsolicited packages of seeds from China

Across the U.S., people are receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail. Some of these mysterious packages are now showing up at addresses in ... Read more

1 day ago by Laurel Thrailkill.

Murder suspects extradited back to Pearl River County

Dustin Gray and his wife Erica Gray are back in Pearl River County after being arrested in Colorado. They are being held for their alleged ... Read more

2 days ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Creating paper crafts that shimmer

Theater dolls are a tradition that go back more than 100 years, but Marie Whitman has her own approach to the craft. On Whitman’s sewing ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

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