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What’s Happening in Pearl River County: April 2024 Edition

by | Apr 4, 2024

Welcome to the April 2024 edition of “What’s Happening in Pearl River County.” This month, we’re bringing you a carefully curated selection of events and updates to enrich your life and keep you connected with our vibrant community. Pearl River County is not just a place to live; it’s a place to thrive, and April’s lineup is a testament to the diverse experiences our county offers.

State of Mississippi Supports Pearl River County

The State of Mississippi, under the leadership of Governor Tate Reeves, has announced two significant site development grants for Pearl River County from the Mississippi Development Authority. This move underscores the state’s commitment to enhancing our local community’s development efforts, promising an exciting future for residents and businesses alike​​.

Industrial Park Groundbreaking

In a significant stride towards economic development, the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors, along with Governor Reeves, recently broke ground on the new Industrial Park. This development is set to bolster local job creation and economic activity, marking a milestone in our county’s growth​​.

McNeill Walking Track Upgrades

Thanks to a Keep Mississippi Beautiful grant, the McNeill walking track and park will see much-needed upgrades. These improvements will enhance recreational opportunities for our community, fostering a more beautiful and engaging environment for residents and visitors​​.

Featured Events

  • Grease at Pearl River Community College: Get ready to rock and roll with the Rydell High senior class of 1959! Pearl River Community College’s Fine Arts Department presents “Grease” this April. With performances on April 11th, 12th, and a matinee on the 13th, it’s your chance to experience the magic of Burger Palace Boys, Pink Ladies, and those unforgettable tunes like “Summer Nights” and “Greased Lightnin’.” Tickets are available for both the orchestra and balcony, with discounts for PRCC students, staff, and faculty​​.
  • Wind Ensemble Concert: Immerse yourself in the harmonious sounds of the PRCC Concert Band during their Wind Ensemble Concert at The Brownstone Center. This musical delight promises an evening of exceptional performances. Tickets are priced at $7, with discounts for PRCC students, making it an accessible event for everyone to enjoy​​.
  • Spring Pops: Join the Jazz Cats, The Voices, Currents, and Rapids for a live performance at The Brownstone. This Spring Pops concert is a great way to enjoy a lively and entertaining evening. With tickets at $7 and discounts for PRCC students, it’s a perfect outing for music lovers​​.

Pearl River County is a community full of life, culture, and opportunities. From the groundbreaking of new development projects that promise to enhance our economy and job market to cultural events that enrich our social fabric, there’s always something happening here. We invite residents and visitors alike to engage with our community and participate in these exciting events. Whether it’s enjoying a classic musical, attending a concert, or simply enjoying the upgraded amenities at our local park, April in Pearl River County is not to be missed.


If you are looking to buy and/or sell a home in the Pearl River County area, call or text Janell Billiot and the MS Real Estate Now team at (601) 463-5828, or go to their website at https://www.mississippirealestatenow.com/ 

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