Ground Breakings, Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held on Friday July 10th at  the intersection of Pearson Road and Hwy 80 in Pearl where the new West Rankin Parkway will begin. The 4 mile road will go east toward Bierdeman Road and then loop back west and come out at Tree Tops Boulevard on Flowood Drive. The much needed North-South connector road will  not only make traveling easier, but it will also ease congestion off of Hwy 80 and Lakeland Drive. It is also crucial for moving traffic from I-20 when there has...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Joe Hudson Collision Center on Thursday July 9th. They are located at the former Boler Phillips Body Shop at 4625 Hwy 80 East in Pearl.
 Joe Hudson's Collision Center has been serving customers since 1989. The business began in Montgomery Alabama and has spread into 28 locations. Three locations have opened in Mississippi this year including the Pearl location that opened February 27. Joe Hudson's Collision Centers are state...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Vapor X-Press on Friday, June 26th. They are located on the service road just off Hwy 80 in Pearl near Kroger. Vapor X-Press is locally owned and operated by Tish and Joe Wheat. They stock all of the favorite vape pens, mods and e-juice as well as all of the accessories. Vaping is a great alternative to those that would like to quit smoking cigarettes. An individual can determine the amount of nicotine that they...

The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Friday, June 19th at Girlie Boutique, located at the Outlets of Mississippi. Girlie Boutique is locally owned and operated by Twyla Patterson. They have everything from baby clothing and gifts to ladies plus (fun) sizes! Girlie Boutique can customize almost anything that you can think of with glitter press or custom monogramming. They carry handmade jewelry by a local artist and also a line of unique hand stamped jewelry. They expect their...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 30th at the new location of Morton Buildings, Inc. They began doing business in Mississippi in Fairmont Plaza in Pearl in 1992 and they are now located at 708 North Bierdeman Road next door to Southern Sod Supply. The new location is a Morton Building that was built in 2008. Morton Buildings is the largest wood frame construction company in the...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, April 29th for the new Baseball Hitting Facility at Pearl High School. The indoor hitting facility has been a dream of the Diamond Club for many years. They were the driving force behind the project and even partnered with the school to provide part of the financing. The state of the art facility allows for practice no matter what the weather may do. It is equipped with lighting for practices at night, and is...

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony was held on Wednesday, April 7th for The Garrison Agency, Allstate Insurance. Angel Garrison wanted to open her insurance agency in Pearl because of the hometown atmosphere that the city is known for. She makes every customer feel like they are family and that they truly are ”in good hands” with her. The Garrison Agency offers auto, home, business and life insurance and has a full time Financial Specialist, Jamie Moak, that handles all of the...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday March 24 for Marlys Myers with Hopper Properties. Marlys is a Pearl High School graduate, a lifelong resident of Pearl and is very involved with Pearl Public Schools and the PHS Baseball Program. Marlys is married to Michael Myers, who also a native of Pearl and has a son, Brower that is a Freshman at PHS and a daughter Britnee Barnett that teaches at...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today for the new Pearl Police Department. The original Pearl Police Department was in a small mobile home on Old Brandon Road across from Patton Plaza Shopping Center. They moved to the corner of Old Brandon Road and Pruitt Lane and quickly outgrew that facility as the city continued to grow. The Old Pearl High School became vacant in 1990 when the new high school was built, and the Pearl Police Department moved to that location....

A Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony was held on Thursday, February 12th for the new Cricket store in McLaurin Mart Shopping Center across from Kroger. Cricket is a nationwide network that was purchased by AT&T in 2014. They have recently moved into Mississippi and are offering wireless phone service with no annual contract. They also carry a wide selection of phones and accessories. They have a variety of ways that a customer can get added benefits such as a free phone case for...

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