Tuesday May 14
City cleans up two properties
The city of Picayune's Public Works Department tackled two overgrown properties on Monday as the city continued its efforts to cleanup blighted property around Picayune, Public Works Director Eric Morris said.
Sun May 12, 2013
Conflicting stories in Picayune police shooting
There are two conflicting stories about an officer involved in a shooting in Picayune this week.
Sat May 11, 2013
Painted Pots at Crosby Arboretum yield Mother's Day gifts for participants
A group of 24 children ranging in age from 2 to 12 spent Saturday morning making very special gifts for Mother's Day at Crosby Arboretum in Picayune, MS.
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Law enforcement prepared for disasters
Law enforcement agencies in the county have protocols they follow to ensure the departments are staffed so they can prepare and respond to natural disasters.
Officer wounds two people in confrontation
A Picayune police officer is on administrative leave while an incident involving the shooting of two black males at a local service station is investigated.
Fri May 10, 2013
6A baseball series postponed until Saturday
The Harrison Central-George County opener in their best-of-3 series, originally scheduled for Friday, will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. at Harrison Central.
Thu May 09, 2013
Narcotics roundup in Pearl River County
Nineteen people were arrested throughout Pearl River County on Wednesday during a roundup of suspects in narcotics' cases and officers are still seeking 11 suspects for whom warrants were issued.
Sat May 04, 2013
City dedicates City Hall addition, historic City Hall's anniversary
Staying true to tradition, the city of Picayune dedicated the new addition to City Hall on Friday and followed a program similar to the one that was used exactly 74 years ago, on Wednesday, May 3, 1939, for the dedication of the historic east end of City Hall.
Fri May 03, 2013
Valente announces candidacy
My name is Tammy Valente, and with great respect, I ask for your vote to become the next City Council member for district 1. I am married to Andrew Valente and have two sons, Roman and Nicholas.
City officials will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic city hall during a dedication event Friday morning at 10.
Thu May 02, 2013
Formby to speak at PRCC graduation
State Rep. Mark Formby of Picayune will talk to Pearl River Community College graduates on May 15 about success and what it isn't. PRCC will hold commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. May 15, at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi Purpose Center in Hattiesburg.
Wed May 01, 2013
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Caught on tape: Robber leaps across counter, grabs money from register
SLIDELL, La. A Picayune man was apprehended after police said he jumped across the counter of a convenience store and tried to grab a fistful of $20 bills from the register.
Shoplifting case leads officers to child neglect case
Picayune Police officers investigated a shoplifting case on Monday where one of the two suspects fled the scene before officers arrived.
Lane seeks re-election
Over the last four years the city council along with the mayor have worked together to accomplish and exceed the goals which were set in 2009.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Lawsuits, health concerns with NuvaRing contraceptive
Alexis Wilkerson said she's suffered continual pain and financial burden since doctors diagnosed her with a pulmonary blood clot after she started using the NUVARING contraceptive.
Picayune and Volunteer firefighters responded to this fire on Willow Street Monday afternoon.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Southern Miss. baseball rescheduled
Conference USA doubleheader is rescheduled for Saturday. Southern Miss Baseball will now play Alabama Birmingham Saturday, due to expected inclement weather Sunday.
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Part of the Pinecote Pavilion's charm and uniqueness is its design that allows all of its elements to be exposed.
Respiratory devices engineer Avon Rubber acquires VR Technology
Respiratory protection manufacturer Avon Rubber has acquired the business and assets of VR Technology, a provider of diving rebreather systems and dive computers.