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These are the top 25 elementary schools in Mississippi. See where your school ranked
Nearly half of the best public elementary schools in the state are on the Mississippi Coast. Here’s the list.
Supreme Court denies second appeal in Gulfport child rape/murder case
JACKSON, Miss. (WLOX) - For the second time, the State Supreme Court has denied post-conviction relief to Alberto Garcia, the Gulfport man convicted of raping and murdering 5-year-old Ja’Naya Thompson. The child’s brutal death in 2014 rocked the Orange Grove neighborhood where it happened, and the entire coast community....
‘I’ve always put him first’
When her son, Cameron, recently graduated with distinction from Gulfport High School, Miranda Day reaped the reward of years of dedication and sacrifice. The proud mom explains that Cameron has overcome many challenges to reach this milestone, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a speech disability. “He was born very...
Driver injured, bridge guardrail ripped apart on Hwy 603
HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - No structural damage to the bridge. That’s the word from Mississippi Department of Transportation engineers who inspected a crash site on Hwy 603 near Hoda Road Wednesday. A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning brought traffic to a near standstill for hours on the two-lane road....
Pedal in the Pass is June 8
June 8 will be the next Pedal in the Pass, a community bicycle dinner ride. Pedal in the Pass, a free event, takes place on the second Thursday of each month. Future ride dates include July 13, August 10, September 14 and October 12. The activity is described as “an...
What to do this weekend? Here’s a list of summer events across the MS Coast
From Smokin’ the River City in Moss Point to a blueberry festival, check out this list before you make weekend plans!
Man shoots himself during traffic stop; includes Biloxi Bomb assistance
By Picayune Police Department During the afternoon of May 31, Picayune Police encounter a chaotic situation during a routine traffic stop. Said in the Picayune Police Department report by Chief Joe Quave. “At about 4:39 pm officers conducted a traffic stop on a tan, Chevrolet Malibu for a traffic violation. The driver pulled into a […] The post Man shoots himself during traffic stop; includes Biloxi Bomb assistance appeared first on Picayune Item.
Hudson's Journey: EXTRA Perfect Day
After sailing on the 2022 Buddy Cruise, I knew it was not only something that every family on this journey deserves, but I also recognize that this journey has more expenses for some and vacations this big can be hard to go on. So I thought outside the box; if I could raise awareness, raise funds and pull off a fun day for the participants, it would be a win-win for all. And that’s exactly what I did!
Renowned storm chaser builds hurricane-resistant house on Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - In the wake of a new hurricane season, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is set to welcome a distinguished resident known worldwide for his relentless pursuit of nature’s fiercest tempests. Meet Josh Morgerman, acclaimed as iCyclone or the hurricane man, who has braved hurricanes, typhoons, and...
Pass High Senior Wins Memorial Scholarship
Pass Christian High School Senior and 2022-23 Valedictorian Ariana Troutman was awarded the Gabriel Martin Memorial Annual Scholarship on April 15, 2023, as one of the 6 recipients of the $6,000 award. Funded by Robbie and Ginger Martin, this scholarship was made in honor of Gabriel’s life and to continue...
A Tribute: BSL native writes first book, ‘Growing up Downtown Bay St. Louis’
Bay St. Louis native Pat Murphy recently put the finishing touches on his first book “Growing Up Downtown Bay St. Louis: A Memoir of Small Town Mississippi Life 1950 - 1970.”. “The book has been something that has been developing for a number of years,” Murphy said. Murphy...
East Taylor Road – Lane Closure 06/01/2023
Gulfport, Mississippi. The eastbound lane of East Taylor Road between Waterside Boulevard and Bayou Plantation Lane will be closed to thru traffic in order to install a new storm drain. The lane closure has been scheduled for June 13, 2023 thru July 14, 2023 from 8:30am to 2:30pm, each day, if the weather and conditions allow it. The westbound lane of East Taylor Road will remain open at all times.
Gulfport Farmer’s Market calls for more local support
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Every Wednesday, producers from across the region flock to Jones Park to sell their goods at the Gulfport Farmer’s Market. Right now, about 15 booths make up the market with enough space for about three more, but as demand dwindles, long-time vendors say what they really need more of is customers.
Long Beach Police Searching for Runaway
The Long Beach Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a runaway. Tim Schexnayder is a seventeen year old black male who ran away from his residence on 28th Street in Long Beach. Schexnayder is approximately 6’0” feet tall and weighs 140 lbs. Anyone with...
These MS Coast schools will get money from massive Juul settlement. How will it be spent?
The e-cigarette company is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to school districts across the U.S. as the student vaping problem grows more dangerous.
Coastal cities still working on Hurricane Zeta repairs
LONG BEACH, Miss. (WLOX) - Some coastal cities are still making repairs from the damage left behind by Hurricane Zeta in 2020. Long Beach’s harbor is a strong reminder of the destruction caused by the late-season storm. “It’s discouraging. Pass Christian, Biloxi, Gulfport, Ocean Springs; they all have their...
Vanderbilt commit Talon Haley pitches Lewisburg to MHSAA 6A Championship over Gulfport
PEARL — When the calendar rolls over into June, pitching is always at a premium, and the 2023 Lewisburg Patriots had it in spades. Coach Rusty Cagle’s bunch rode another stellar pitching peroformance to an 11-0 win over Gulfport to clinch the program’s first Class 6A state title, sweeping the ...
Jeepin the Coast cruises across South Mississippi this week. Here’s the events list.
Expect to see thousands of Jeeps on Beach Boulevard this week as Jeepin the Coast returns for the sixth year. About 2,000 Jeeps are already registered and more are expected to be out and about across the Mississippi Coast, said Jennifer Moran, founder of the event. “Who doesn’t want to...
Better Way to Give program kicks off with benefit concert
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulf Coast leaders held a benefit concert raising awareness for panhandling across south Mississippi. The Better Way to Give Campaign is looking for ways to tackle the issue. In the fight to reduce panhandling, A Better Way to Give Program aims to distribute resources and supplies...
CES Chaplain & Sixth Graders Honored at Commencement Service
Trinity Episcopal Church in Pass Christian was filled with worship, reverence, joy, and happy-yet-bittersweet tears on Thursday, May 25, when Coast Episcopal School honored its sixth grade graduating class for academic excellence, creativity and spiritual growth. In addition to honoring the 13 graduating students, Head of School Jake Winter presented...
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