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  1. Runoffs deciding nominees for several Mississippi officesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Voters must show a driver's license or other government-issued photo identification. People who voted in one party's primary on Aug. 4 may not vote in the other party's runoff.

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  2. Mississippi holds Democratic and GOP primary runoffs TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    And, there is a restriction on who can cast a ballot: Those who voted in one party's primary on Aug. 4 may not vote in the other party's runoff Tuesday. Businessman Robert Amos and state Rep. Mary Coleman, both of Jackson, are in the Democratic runoff for Central District transportation commissioner.

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  3. Ruling stands for Pearl River Co. in plant disputeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has let stand a ruling against a group of residents who sought to block development of five acres near the construction site of a sand drying plant in Pearl River County. The Alliance Consulting Group has located a $30 million plant on 30 acres between Nicholson and Picayune to service the oil industry.

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  4. Aug. 17, 1969: Hurricane Camille slams into Mississippi coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Forty-six years ago, Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast. Until Hurricane Katrina, Camille was the benchmark the one to which all others were compared.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Lt. Rob Curry died seven years ago in a tragic motorcycle accident while on duty with the Gulfport Police Department. But his brothers in law enforcement are determined to keep his memory alive, as they did Saturday with the fourth annual Ride for Rob.

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  6. SLIDESHOW: America's top 25 collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Forbes compiled a list of the top colleges in America for its seventh year in a row and in 2015, the rankings came down to small, student-centered liberal arts colleges. The website's rankings show an ongoing debate between the worth of liberal arts vs. STEM degrees.

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  7. Deputies swarm Picayune theater for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    If you see deputies and law enforcement vehicles surrounding Acadiana Cinemas in Picayune Thursday, don't be alarmed. It's only a drill.

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  8. Free food offered to Pearl River County residents todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hands on Mississippi wants to make sure Pearl River County residents have enough food to feed their families. The organization will hold a countywide food drop Wednesday, July 22, where they will give away 5,000 lbs of food.

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  9. Picayune man to serve prison time for cocaine conspiracyRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Picayune man has pleaded guilty to a bill of information accusing of conspiring to distribute cocaine in Hancock County. The Sun Herald reports Chief District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced Delano Lewis to 108 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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  10. 'Fill the Bus' School supply drive underway across South MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    With school starting back in the next month, it's time to think about filling the bus. Not with children, but with school supplies.

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  11. Pittari named publisher of Picayune Item, other outletsRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Jeremy Pittari has been named president and publisher of Picayune Newsmedia LLC, which publishes The Picayune Item, The Poplarville Democrat and their affiliated print and digital products. The 38-year-old Pittari, who grew up in Slidell, Louisiana and Picayune, has worked as a reporter at The Picayune Item for nine years.

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  12. Coroner: One dead in late night Picayune shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage confirms to WLOX News one man was killed in a shooting off Richardson Road in Picayune late Thursday night. Turnage said 21-year-old Dalton O'Meara was shot at his home, and he later died at Highland Community Hospital.

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  13. Movie theater returns to Pearl River Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After five years of traveling miles away to see a movie on the big screen, Pearl River County residents can now view the latest releases closer to home. The only movie theater in the county has reopened after getting new owners and an extensive renovation job.

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  14. Conference helps teachers brainstorm, share strategies to help students learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    While students are on their summer break, hundreds of Mississippi teachers are hitting the books in Biloxi. What's considered the largest conference for educators in the state opened at the Coast Convention Center Wednesday.

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  15. Pittsburgh drafted Picayune's Jacob Taylor in the 4th round of the MLB DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Jacob Taylor made his presence known on the mound the Pearl River Wildcats in 2015. The 6-3, 215 pound right handed pitcher consistently threw a fast ball clocked in the mid-90s.

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  16. Picayune native Jacob Taylor selected by Pittsburgh in fourth round of MLB DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Picayune native and LSU signee Jacob Taylor has been selected in the fourth round of the MLB First Year Player Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Taylor, who played the last two years at Pearl River Community College for head coach Josh Hoffpauir, was listed as the 77th-best available prospect according to MLB.com .

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  17. Crosby Commons unites Picayune's past with its futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Picayune has found a way to turn an empty hospital complex on a main city road into a spot that everybody can enjoy. Two years ago, Picayune purchased the old Crosby Memorial Hospital, and demolished the complex.

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  18. All Pearl River County vehicles to be markedRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Supervisor Malcolm Perry says Mississippi state law requires county vehicles to have markers on both sides and the rear. The requirement also applies to leased vehicles.

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  19. Nicholson Elementary students use robot to help community, win competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Students, teachers and administrators at one Picayune elementary school are beaming with pride after its students won a national STEM contest, all while helping their city save thousands of dollars and man-hours. Students from Nicholson Elementary teamed up with the Pearl River County robotics team and officials from Stennis Space Center to create an award winning, money saving robot.

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  20. 55 Successfully Complete Drug CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The graduation ceremony was held at Resurrection Life Church in Picayune. For most it was a 3 year commitment to saying no to drugs.

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