Copiah County neighborhood evacuated due to flooding from Pearl River

Copiah County neighborhood evacuated due to flooding from Pearl River
Pearl River Flood of 2020 (Source: WLBT)

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Nearly two dozen people in a Copiah County neighborhood are being evacuated tonight due to flooding from the Pearl River.

Copiah County Emergency Management Director Randle Drane said over 20 people some from the Hopewell Community are being asked to leave.

Hopewell Road and Gatesville Road have been shutdown.

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