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What’s Happening in Pearl River County: November 2023 Edition

by | Nov 2, 2023

Greetings, Pearl River County residents and visitors! I’m Janell Billiot, your trusted local real estate agent, here to guide you through the exciting events happening in our community this November. Our county is alive with activities, and there’s something for everyone to participate in and enjoy. So, let’s dive into what’s on the agenda, sorted by date for your convenience.

Awards Night: Celebrating Local Heroes

Kicking off our November events, we have the Poplarville Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Night scheduled for November 2 at 6 pm at The Blue Heron Barn. Join us in honoring outstanding individuals from various sectors, including the City Worker of the Year, Fireman of the Year, Policeman of the Year, Student Leader, Volunteer of the Year, and Citizen of the Year. Tickets are available for $35, and various sponsorship opportunities are offered to show your support. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the heroes in our community.

Engage and Learn: Lunch & Learn Series

Expand your knowledge of county government with our Lunch & Learn series on November 2 at 11:30 A.M. at the Poplarville Campus Olivia Bender Cafeteria. Melinda Bowman, Pearl River County Chancery Clerk, will be our esteemed guest speaker. Secure your seat for $12.00 and join us for an educational and insightful session.

Dining with Diabetes: A Healthful Journey

Next up, don’t miss out on the Dining with Diabetes Program by Mississippi State University. This informative series is designed to help you manage diabetes, make healthier food choices, and understand portion control. Sessions will be held at the Margaret Reed Crosby Memorial Library on October 30 and continue on November 6, 13, and 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Enjoy cooking demonstrations and a complimentary lunch at each session. Call 601-403-2280 to register and embark on a journey to better health.

Miss Pearl River Pageants: A Night of Elegance

On November 9 at 6 pm, the Brownstone Center for the Arts at Pearl River Community College will host the Miss PRCC, Miss Pearl River County, and Miss Pearl River County Teen pageants. These competitions are preliminaries for Miss Mississippi, providing contestants with a chance to win scholarships and titles. Entrants aged 13-28 from across the state are welcome, though Miss PRCC contestants must be students at the college. Be sure to attend for a glamorous evening celebrating the talent and poise of our local young women.

Christmas Parade: A Festive Celebration

As we move into December, mark your calendars for the Christmas Parade on December 15 at 5 pm. Get ready to experience the joy and excitement of the holiday season as the parade lights up the streets of our community. Starting from the service road in front of Ramey’s, the procession will travel up Larkin Smith and turn onto Main Street at Bella Salon. Stay tuned for more details and be sure to join us for this festive event!

Discover Treasures at Way out West

Lastly, no matter the date, be sure to visit Way out West for an exceptional shopping experience. From jewelry, candles, and home accessories to furniture, they truly have it all. Take some time to explore and find the perfect items to complement your style and home.

Wrapping Up

That concludes our November 2023 edition of What’s Happening in Pearl River County. We have a month filled with opportunities to learn, celebrate, and connect with our community. I hope to see you at these events, and as always, feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need assistance with your real estate needs.

Here’s to a fantastic November in Pearl River County!


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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