A 3.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Gulfport. Is South MS in danger of another?Biloxi Sun Herald22 HOURS AGO
Mississippi police department issues warning to drivers of these vehiclesMagnolia State Live1 DAY AGO
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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
Discrimination and Disappointment: Trans Teen Denied Graduation over Dress CodeP world news networkNewsBreak Contributor
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.
Suspect arrested in connection to Moss Point armed robbery
MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities have arrested a suspect in a Memorial Day armed robbery. Austin Blake Butler was arrested by Lucedale police officers after a traffic stop on Sunday, June 5. Butler had an unrelated felony warrant out of George County, but Moss Point had previously received a...
Developing RV park concerns Gulf Park Estates neighbors
JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - A new RV Park in development in Gulf Park Estates has some neighbors concerned that it will worsen the headaches faced by homeowners. In March, developers purchased the abandoned Pine Island Golf Course located off Beachview Drive. The 400-acre property is surrounded by Simmons, Davis, Stark and Ramsey bayous. The property will be transformed into a luxury park that can accommodate 500 RVs.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Class dismissed at Gulfport School District
These issues range from overgrown yards to debris-filled lots, to burned-out abandoned structures. The developers told WLOX News the area is zoned for 1,200 condominiums and a 200-room hotel and that this RV park is the best option for the property with the least amount of impact to neighbors. New...
Man killed in Gulf Park Estates housefire identified
JACKSON COUNTY Miss. (WLOX) - Stanley Kopszywa, 79, has been identified by officials as the victim of a fatal housefire early Sunday morning. According to deputy coroner James Prisock, officials first received reports of the fire just after 3 a.m. A cause of the fire is still under investigation. We...
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...
Construction development for The Sound Amphitheater continues
GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) - In Jackson County, there’s a new update on a major construction project in Gautier. A small town with big dreams — that’s how Nathan Baugh described the development of the new state-of-the-art Sound Amphitheater in Gautier. “The city really believes in an elevated...
Mississippi trans teen finally gets to walk across stage in her graduation dress and heels
A transgender teen who skipped her Mississippi Coast high school graduation over the school’s dress code got to walk across a stage in her cap and gown after all. The Harrison Central High graduate, identified as L.B., sued the Harrison County School District after being told shortly before graduation she would have to adhere to the boys’ graduation dress code policy. L.B., who is 17, has identified as trans and has worn girls’ clothing and dresses to school for her entire high school career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Man arrested for arson following large brushfire in Jackson Co.
JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulf Park Estates resident Branson Causey, 29, is in custody and charged with arson following a brushfire on Sunday. The fire, which officials said was still active as of 10 p.m. Sunday, began in the area of Plymouth Road, Old CCC Camp Road, Lexington Street and Richmond Street. Multiple agencies were on the scene throughout the afternoon protecting structures in close proximity.
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.
An Alabama coach with a winning record is taking over at St. Patrick in Biloxi
He’s reached the Alabama 6A playoffs in each of the last four years and at least two of his players have gone on to the NFL.
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...
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