The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new location of Sports Nation on Tuesday, November 8th. They are located at the Outlets of Mississippi next door to Great American Cookie Company. Sports Nation is owned and operated by Pearl native and resident Kevin Akers. They offer a huge variety of collegiate, NFL, MLB and NBA merchandise. Sports Nation has gift items that are made locally such as metal and wooden collegiate signs, custom cowbells and the very popular stainless steel drinking tumblers. They also have baby and kids items as well as home décor and numerous gift items. Store hours are Monday through Sunday from 10 – 9 and Sunday from 12 – 7. For more information call 769-243-7601.