Community Development Precedes Economic Development
Main Street Community Revitalization Grant
Picayune Main Street, Inc. Board of Directors are thrilled to announce MS Main Street Association received legislative funding for the Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program in the amount of $100,000.00 that will directly benefit Historic Downtown Picayune, MS
MS Main Street Association
The Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program will provide $5 million in funds for eligible projects in MMSA Designated Communities. Communities with a population under 25,000 will each receive $100,000, and communities over 25,000 population will each receive $125,000.
“Our team is excited to roll up our sleeves and help our local programs get to work on significant downtown projects that will make a huge impact in their communities!”
MS Main Street State Executive Director , Thomas Gregory
Creative Outdoor Spaces Project 2 – Welcome to Thigpen Alley
PDF Progress to Date https://bit.ly/3LWwsyl
Picayune Main Street, Inc. Economic Vitality Team & Picayune Public Works Dept. spent many hours on Creative Outdoor Space
Muralist Ashley Mason and Andy Green’s art added culture and historic relevance of our community along with adding an attraction for locals and tourists alike.
MS Power, Coast Electric, MS Main Street and City of Picayune’s support and contributions are appreciated and vital to continue our mission of Revitalizing Downtown Picayune.
Creative Outdoor Spaces Bank Alley & Thigpen Alley bring life to the downtown and will provide a place for outdoor gatherings for years to come.
Economic Vitality Team,
Eric Morris, Tom Milar, Byron Hill, Christy Goss and Reba Beebe
Stay Tuned for Completion of Project and Alley Dedication
56TH PICAYUNE BI-ANNUAL FALL STREET FESTIVAL
A PICAYUNE MAIN STREET, INC EVENT
Discover Historic Downtown Picayune, MS and Experience the New South Old Charm that our community is known for. Check out Downtown Antique & Vintage, Art & Clothing Shops & Delicious Local Dining along with over 250 Artisans featuring Antique, Woodwork, Clothing, Jewelry along with a variety of food vendors to please every taste bud. Visit the Street Festival Tab for application and guidelines
April 9, 2022 @ 10am Ribbon Cutting Kids Kingdom Playground @
Friendship Park Designed by Burke Playground and Installed by Planet Recess 1701 South Haugh Avenue Picayune MS 39466
SAVE OUR PARK COOK OFF FUNDRAISER
Gumbo & Dessert Cook Off Results
- Seafood Gumbo
- 1st Team Drennan
- 2nd Team Bud & Lynn
- 3rd PRC Sheriff’s Dept
- Meat Gumbo
- 1st Rowell Correctional Facility
- 2nd Picayune Fire Dept.
- 3rd Team KB Kauffman
- 1st AmeriClean
- 2nd Team Drennan
- 3rd Ashlee Thompson
- People’s Choice