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17 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Courthouse work proceeding in Pearl River Co.

Pearl River County officials are hoping for a $600,000 state grant to conduct Americans with Disabilities Act compliance upgrades to the local courthouse.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Picayune, MS

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Cold case contingency request granted

Nearly two decades have passed since Kimberly Rowell was murdered. Recently, the attorney general's office has requested to revisit the cold case and it was granted.

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Wall Street Journal

Details

An ultimate hunting, fishing and recreational tract in Pearl River County. Features a deep 40 acre lake stocked with bass, crappie bream, etc., a 4-5 acre gravel pit with excellent deposits, and the balance is planted pines.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

One dead in single-car accident in Pearl River County

The driver of a 2005 Honda Accord was killed last night when the car veered off the road and overturned several times, ejecting the driver, said Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Benjamin Seibert.

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Related Topix: Picayune, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Man killed in single car crash in Pearl River County identified

WLOX News has learned the identity of a victim in another deadly Saturday night crash in South Mississippi.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Picayune trying to preserve history

A new museum will showcase the rich history of Pearl River County. The county's historical society plans to open a museum on the third floor of city hall.

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Related Topix: Picayune, MS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Harrison, Jackson counties have high alcohol-related traffic deaths

DAVID PURDY/SUN HERALDIn this Sun Herald file photo, Gulfport Police DUI Officer T.J. Hicks questions a driver to see if they are impaired by alcohol during a traffic stop on Pass Road near Courthouse Road.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Harrison County, MS, Jackson County, MS, Hinds County, MS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunherald.com

History group plans museum for Picayune City Hall

Society vice president Jerry Stough tells The Picayune Item they are looking for any historical artifact representing life in the county from the early 1700's to the present.

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Related Topix: Picayune, MS

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

Pearl River County planning museum

Society spokesman Jerry Stough tells The Picayune Item the group is collecting artifacts on county life from the 1700s to the present.

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Related Topix: Picayune, MS, Wedding

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sunherald.com

Carriere man convicted on federal child porn charges

A jury has convicted a 66-year-old Carriere man on multiple charges involving more than 20,000 pictures and videos of children engaging in sexual acts with adults.

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Related Topix: Carriere, MS

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Family disgusted vandals desecrated their loved ones' graves

Sharon Jones Terry said her family has experienced a roller coaster of emotions after finding black spray paint covering her grandparents' graves at Pearson Cemetery.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sunherald.com

Clunie: Interest in genealogy helps area families

It soon grew into a passion and has become a way that Clunie makes a difference by preserving the records of area families for generations to come.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Columbia, MS, Picayune, MS, Hancock County, MS

Sunherald.com

Sentencing set in Carrier shooting death

WLOX-TV reports 41-year-old Alina Lamey entered the plea on a second-degree murder charge in the death of 33-year-old Nickoles Ray Sullivan.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 2100 30th Ave., Gulfport, will host a community forum on current South Mississippi challenges on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. The forum will identify these challenges, inform about the deadly games young people are playing and construct a plan to help stop the violence.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Carriere, MS

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