POPLARVILLE - Tickets for the first premier event of the season at Pearl River Community College are on sale.
Kevin Costner and Modern West, his country/rock band, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts.
Tickets are $50 on the floor and $40 for the balcony.
Costner’s performance in Poplarville is the only appearance scheduled in Mississippi on his current tour.
POPLARVILLE - Education makes up a third of the components required to improve Mississippi’s future, Lt. Gov Tate Reeves said Monday at Pearl River Community College.
Fiscal responsibility, a tax code that encourages economic development and improving educational attainment levels are key to his first priority - bringing jobs to Mississippi, he said.
Reeves spoke during PRCC’s annual professional development session for faculty and staff before the start of the fall semester.
“We must be willing to invest in education at all levels,” he said.
The Pearl River Community College surgical technology program at the Forrest County Center will hold two information sessions for prospective students.
The come-and-go sessions will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
Deadline for applying for the class that begins in January 2017 is Oct. 1.
Anyone interested in a career in surgical technology is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Parents are welcome.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College alumnus Kendale Lumpkins will return to campus Tuesday, Aug. 23, to sign his book, Wrecked But Not Totaled.
Lumpkins will be at the Wildcat Den bookstore in Crosby Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The book sells for $17.99.
POPLARVILLE - Registration for the fall semester at Pearl River Community College continues through Friday, Aug. 12.
Hancock Center registration in Waveland will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, with a ROAR orientation session at 11 a.m.
The Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg will have registration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 4 and 5.
Registration at all locations, including the Poplarville campus, will continue on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 11 and 12.