Mississippi Politicians Request Removal of LGBTQ Pride Flag at Biloxi National CemeteryMatt O'HernNewsBreak Contributor
Mississippi Walmart Employee Watches a Customer Return a Frying Pan with Egg Still Stuck to it. They Still Give a RefundZack LoveNewsBreak Contributor
Transgender Teen Denied Graduation Attendance in Dress and Heels: A Mississippi Courtroom Controversy IgnitesThe Chronicles of YesterdayNewsBreak Contributor
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Harrison County Law Enforcement Officer Fatally Shoots Individual Following Assault on Biloxi HighwayFrederick EmersonNewsBreak Contributor
A 3.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Gulfport. Is South MS in danger of another?
Strong earthquakes in the early 1800s in the Madrid fault in Missouri were felt all the way to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A quake in 1975 was a lot closer. Here’s a full history of quakes in our area.
Gulfport City Council passes resolution to repair 32 blighted properties
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulfport city council members passed a code enforcement resolution on Tuesday to clean up 32 menace properties citywide. These issues range from overgrown yards to debris-filled lots, to burned-out abandoned structures. When the city steps in to clean up private properties, the costs will be added...
Supervisors Approve LPR Program
After Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson reported his monthly inmate total to the county at their monthly meeting Monday, June 5, 2023 in Gulfport, the Harrison County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved authorizing advertisement for a solar and mobile license plate readers for the Sheriff’s office. Once the board acknowledged no reverse auction bids were received on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 for the new license plate readers to the Sheriff’s department, the county authorized re-advertisement for a term bid.
Class dismissed at Gulfport School District
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - It’s the last day of school in the Gulfport School District. At Anniston Avenue Elementary, the theme is “lucky to be at AAE.”. Some say luck is when preparation meets opportunity, so the students and staff focused on their good luck and results when it comes to better test and placement scores.
Developing RV park concerns Gulf Park Estates neighbors
These issues range from overgrown yards to debris-filled lots, to burned-out abandoned structures. Contrary to most of the United States, Mississippi is one of three states where the age requirement is currently above 18 to purchase property. Class dismissed at Gulfport School District. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. The Gulfport...
Will Harrison County schools change dress code policies after students miss graduation?
Parents and advocacy groups showed up to the Harrison County School Board meeting with signs in support of LGBTQ+ students and demanded things change. Here’s what happened.
Water advisories in effect at two popular Mississippi Coast beaches. What to know.
You shouldn’t get in the water at these beach spots in Gulfport and Biloxi after bacteria was found. Here’s what to know.
Mississippi trans teen finally gets to walk across stage in her graduation dress and heels
A Harrison Central High student made national headlines when the Coast school enforced the boys’ dress code policy for graduation. L.B. got her moment at 2023 Pride in Biloxi.
Who has the best outdoor dining in Gulfport? Vote now in our restaurant patio bracket!
The Sun Herald is creating a guide for the best outdoor dining in each Mississippi Coast city, and it’s Gulfport’s time to shine! Vote now and vote often.
Rare earthquake off US coast in Gulf of Mexico defies easy explanation, USGS says
It happened about 131 miles southeast of Gulfport, Mississippi, data shows.
Steps Coalition looking to build housing units in East Biloxi
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The property along Holley Street in Biloxi could be the site of new housing units. Steps Coalition is awaiting approval from the Biloxi City Council to build 36 residential units trying to develop underserved communities. “Our goal is to really make sure that any development on...
Locals protest LGBTQ+ flag hanging outside Biloxi VA Medical Center
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Protesters joined forces in front of the Biloxi VA Medical Center on Monday to speak up against an LGBTQ+ flag that hangs outside the front gate. The VA put the two rainbow flags on display alongside American flags on June 1 to commemorate Pride Month. A letter from Mississippi’s Congressional leaders is asking the Veterans Affairs secretary to take down the flags, saying they promote a political statement.
Did Gulf earthquake harm dolphins or other sea life off the MS Coast? What experts say.
The rare 3.3 magnitude quake was reported 130 miles southeast of Gulfport.
Gulfport announces Steve Hesser as new boys basketball coach
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) -Gulfport high school announced Tuesday Steve Hesser is the next head coach of the boys basketball program. Hesser takes over for Owen Miller who is now with the Mississippi Gulf Coast men’s team. He’s has amassed more than 700 wins in his career after coaching in...
These are the 50 best restaurants in Biloxi, Mississippi
From classics like Mary Mahoney’s to gas stations with great sandwiches, here’s the Sun Herald’s guide to the best dining in Biloxi.
Activist claims rights violations after encounters with police at city halls in Waveland, Ocean Springs
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Videos showing a self-proclaimed civil rights investigator having tense interactions with police officers in Waveland and Ocean Springs last week are causing a stir online. WLOX News caught up with Florida resident and Army veteran Jeffrey Gray, the man behind Honor Your Oath Civil Rights Investigations.
Protests over pride flag flying at Mississippi VA clinic, cemetery
Republican officials have asked for the removal of a Pride flag flying at the Biloxi, Mississippi, Veterans Affairs health clinic and protesters are calling the flag a division. But a spokesperson for the VA says LGBTQ veterans should be welcomed at the VA. WXXV’s Ansley Brant reports.
Taylor's Tuesday Midday First Alert Forecast
Damaging gusts caught on camera from a severe thunderstorm near Poplarville on Monday afternoon, June 5 2023. Yesterday was the coolest afternoon of June so far in Gulfport. Plan on more relief from the heat again today when scattered t-storms develop over parts of South MS. Click and watch the forecast video for details.
Trend spotlight: Panache Apparel and Accessories
From working at the Gift Gallery in Biloxi to interning at Saks Inc., Rebeca Strickland Cowart has never stopped pursuing her love of fashion. “It has always been in my blood,” she says, “so it was really no real surprise when I decided to move back home and open up Panache in 2006.”
Ocean Springs business owners present safety report to city leaders
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - Ocean Springs leaders are looking for solutions after a deadly mass shooting downtown. It’s been one month since gunfire broke out at The Scratch Kitchen. Leaders are looking at some big changes in the area. Tuesday night, downtown business owners presented a safety report...
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