Ground Breakings, Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on Monday May 9th for the new Pearl Upper Elementary School. The entrance to the school will be next to the Central Fire Station on Hwy 80. The 86,000 square foot facility will house fourth and fifth grade students that will each have their own wing. Also included will be a gym/multipurpose building, two state of the art science labs and 800 square foot classrooms. Construction is scheduled to begin in July 2016 and the school is expected to be completed in...

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday May 2nd for the newly remodeled Son Seekers After School and Summer Camp located at 5002 Hwy 80 East in Pearl. Son Seekers is a Christ centered child care center that offers after school child care with convenient school pick up. They provide snacks, a homework time and have a group Bible study every day. They have a 30 minute praise and worship time every Friday.  They also offer Monday through Friday summer camp with the hours of 6:30 a.m. until 6...

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony was held on Thursday, April 28th at Xcel Rehab Physical Therapy located at 209 Riverwind Drive in Pearl. Xcel Rehab is a locally owned and operated physical therapy clinic specializing in myofascial release. Myofascial release is a little known form of manual (hands on) physical therapy that is used to treat chronic  pain conditions such as low back pain, neck pain fibromyalgia, TMJ, migraines and headaches. Their goal is to inform the public about...

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday, April 4th at the new location of the Hilton Garden Inn in Flowood.  The General Manager, Shawn Cochran, was the GM at the Holiday Inn Trustmark Park in Pearl before transferring to the HGI. He has also served on the Pearl Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for several years and was very active in all of the city and chamber events during his time in Pearl. The Hilton Garden Inn has a total of 112 guest rooms, a pool, fitness...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce, The Mississippi State University Alumni Association and the City of Pearl held a ceremony today at the Pearl Municipal Golf Course to honor former Mississippi State Basketball Coach Richard Williams. Richard Williams grew up in Pearl and graduated from Pearl High School. His dad, Richard (Dick) Williams was the first manager of the golf course. Richard went on to a very successful career at Mississippi State University as the men’s basketball coach and took the...

A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 22nd at Southern Society Real Estate, located at 2511 Old Brandon Road in Pearl. Owners Melissa Wade and Kim Fortner first met several years ago by being ambassadors at the Pearl Chamber of Commerce and quickly became friends. They were both with different real estate companies but did not think of each other as competitors. They encouraged and supported each other to make sure that their clients  received the very best...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, March 15th at Pearl Nails, located at 5905 Old Brandon Road near the intersection of El Dorado Road and Old Brandon Road. Pearl Nails offers manicures as well as acrylic nails, solar and gel polish. They specialize in luxurious pedicures for men and women. Pearl Nails is the only shop in this area that uses an electric callous remover. It not only removes the callous build-up, it also removes the...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, March 3rd at Balayage Salon & Spa, located at 2405 Hwy 80 East in Pearl. Balayage is a French word that means to sweep. They use a specialized color technique where color is applied to hair with a sweep of a brush. Balayage is a multicultural salon that offers services for all hair types. They are experts when it comes to cuts and color and also offer extensions, microlinks and relaxers. They sell...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony on Thursday February 25th for the new location of Contractors Millwork. They are located on Jetport Drive just off Hwy 80 East in Pearl next to AAA Printing. Contractors Millwork is a family owned and operated premier provider of high quality windows, doors, moulding and hardware. Tip Cole has been in the millwork business for 32 years in various capacities and has built marketing programs for national wholesale...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony today at Sassy Classy Curvy Bridal Outlet, located in Bright’s Center at 2415 Hwy 80 near Trustmark Bank. They offer couture gowns at discounted prices in sizes 0 – 30. They also offer a search and order service if a bride wants a particular gown that is not in stock. Sassy Classy Curvy also carries Mother of the Bride, Flower Girl dresses, veils, formals, cocktail dresses, jewelry and accessories. Store hours are 4 pm – 7 pm Monday...

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