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.