Pearl River County Economic Development District Director, Lindsay Ward “There was great attendance at the Mississippi Economic Development Council’s Winter Legislative Conference 2022 in Jackson. The Conference was packed full of informative speakers and panels of speakers discussing the economic outlook for the future along with many other topics.”

“Canal Place” Alley Project in Picayune won a Community Economic Development Award. Picayune Main Street, Inc. Director Reba Beebe was able to accept the award at the awards luncheon with Economic Development Director Lindsay Ward and Project Manager Christy Goss.
Outstanding Façade Improvement Program
This award recognizes a Main Street façade improvement program that has contributed to façade improvements of multiple buildings located within a downtown district.

Winner: Picayune Main Street, Inc. –
Making Downtown More Loveable 2
Accepting: Byron Hill
Picayune Main Street’s Economic Vitality Team understands downtown is critical to the success of the community. With confidence that the community would survive the pandemic, the team agreed to continue
Moving Picayune Forward with the Revitalization Campaign
“Making Downtown More Lovable 2”.
Eight downtown businesses were revitalized with new awnings through funds from Picayune Main Street’s Façade Grant Program and a Community Investment Program Grant from the Mississippi Power Foundation. Mississippi Power Area Manager Byron Hill is very active in Downtown Picayune’s Revitalization Projects to keep the community lively and strong. Downtown business owners have seen a noticeable increase in foot traffic. New businesses have opened or expanded. The project has clearly achieved the goals to move
Picayune Forward and make downtown more lovable and alive!

Crosby Commons Nomination  https://bit.ly/3HqsbRt

Intermodal & Tourist Center Lower Pearl River Valley Transportation Museum





New South, Old Charm – Main Street Picayune