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Gustav - Pearl River Co. Update

PEARL RIVER COUNTY (WLOX) - MEMA on Tuesday released the following updates for the Pearl River County area.

  • Residents of Mississippi Cottages may return home Wednesday, September 3rd.
  • FEMA housing residents have not been cleared to return.
  • Curfews have been lifted in Picayune and Poplarville.
  • Poplarville City Schools, Picayune Municipal Schools and Pearl River Central Schools and Pearl River Community College will re-open Wednesday.
  • Boil Water Alert is in effect for residents using the Liberty Road Trailer Park Water Supply. Customers will be notified when tests show the water is safe to drink.
  • Mississippi Power reports all power should be restored by Tuesday night.
  • Damage Assessment teams have been dispatched throughout the county as well as road crews to insure roadways are clear.
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  • School improvements take shape in Pass Christian

    School improvements take shape in Pass Christian

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:33:27 GMT
    Brand new turf courtyards are laid out and ready for students at Pass Christian's elementary and middle schools. (Photo source: WLOX)Brand new turf courtyards are laid out and ready for students at Pass Christian's elementary and middle schools. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Brand new turf courtyards are laid out and ready for students at Pass Christian's elementary and middle schools. (Photo source: WLOX)Brand new turf courtyards are laid out and ready for students at Pass Christian's elementary and middle schools. (Photo source: WLOX)

    About two years ago, 80 percent of Pass Christian voters approved a $10 million school improvement bond issue. Now, the different campuses are full of the benefits that brought to the district. 

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    About two years ago, 80 percent of Pass Christian voters approved a $10 million school improvement bond issue. Now, the different campuses are full of the benefits that brought to the district. 

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  • BREAKING

    "Horrific scene": Son stabs mother to death; assaults father, officials say

    "Horrific scene": Son stabs mother to death; assaults father, officials say

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:13:34 GMT
    Major Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff's Department called the scene "horrific".  Source: WLBTMajor Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff's Department called the scene "horrific".  Source: WLBT

    Major Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff's Department called the scene "horrific". 

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    Major Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff's Department called the scene "horrific". 

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  • Third fox dies following Audubon Zoo jaguar attack

    Third fox dies following Audubon Zoo jaguar attack

    Many flocked to the Audubon Zoo Sunday to try and get a glimpse of Valerio the Jaguar. (Source: Audubon Zoo)Many flocked to the Audubon Zoo Sunday to try and get a glimpse of Valerio the Jaguar. (Source: Audubon Zoo)
    Many flocked to the Audubon Zoo Sunday to try and get a glimpse of Valerio the Jaguar. (Source: Audubon Zoo)Many flocked to the Audubon Zoo Sunday to try and get a glimpse of Valerio the Jaguar. (Source: Audubon Zoo)

    A third fox has died as a result of the Audubon Zoo jaguar attack that happened Saturday. 

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    A third fox has died as a result of the Audubon Zoo jaguar attack that happened Saturday. 

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