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Crashes slowing traffic on both sides of I-10 near Exit 38 to Gulfport

Motorists on Interstate 10 near Gulfport can expect traffic delays due to crashes in westbound and eastbound lanes until about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. The crashes occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. on both sides of Exit 38 to Mississippi 605 and Lorraine/Cowan Road. On the westbound side, a vehicle ove

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:04:00

Mississippi State president visits Gulfport High School

Everyone was saying Hail State at Gulfport High School as Dr. Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, spoke to junior and senior students. Dr. Keenum talked about the importance of getting a secondary degree after high school and even posed for a selfie with all of the students. Pr

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-18 23:14:26

Gulfport residents voice opinions on trash service

Gulfport residents were given an opportunity, Monday, to voice their concerns about their trash pickup services. Meanwhile, Gulfport is beginning a court battle with the Harrison County Utility Authority after making the decision to part ways on collection agencies. "If the other guy says, 'This is

WLOX - 2017-09-19 03:21:23

Public meeting on Gulfport waste contract

The City of Gulfport held a public meeting tonight to discuss the solid waste contract they continue to keep with Waste Pro. Even amidst a lawsuit from the Harrison County Utility Authority, the City of Gulfport continues to join Waste Pro, explaining to residents how the new garbage contract will

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 03:24:59

Solid waste public meeting in Gulfport

Happening tonight, a public meeting for Gulfport residents to discuss the city's solid waste contract with Waste Pro. About a month ago, the city announced they were breaking away from the Harrison County Utility Authority's contract with Team Waste, signing a new six year contract with Waste Pro.

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-18 19:23:04

Mississippi port sues contractor for $5.8M

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport is suing one of its contractors over a construction contract that's more than 1 years behind schedule. The Sun Herald reports the suit filed Sept. 13 says Southern Industrial Contractors of Rayville, Louisiana, breached a $50 mi

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-09-19 11:03:07

Coast families with disabilities can get help with a down payment on a home

A free workshop on Sept. 29 will inform Coast residents who have a family member with a disability how they might qualify for a $22,000 grant to purchase their first home. The workshop is sponsored by Mississippi Home of Your Own for residents of Harrison and surrounding counties. It is from 3-5 p.m

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

Several accidents on Interstate 10

Police were working at least two accidents on Interstate 10. They both happened around the same time, just before 11:30 this morning in the area between exit 34 and exit 38, which is between the exit at Highway 49 and Lorraine Cowan Road and Highway 605 in Gulfport. AMR was on scene at the site of

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 19:29:12

Water bill changes in Biloxi

A staffing switch is causing some changes in the City of Biloxi's water bills. Those Biloxi water customers who would have received their monthly bill on August 30th with a due date of September 15th will be receiving those bills late with a due date of September 25th. Bank draft customers will be

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-18 23:06:32

Walter Blessey could say he was bigger than Elvis in Biloxi

Walter Blessey IV distinguished himself in so many ways - as a student, an athlete, a patriot, an attorney, a businessman and a survivor - yet one of his favorite stories was how his band was more popular than Elvis during the 1950s in Biloxi. Blessey, 78, died on Sunday after a battle with cancer.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

The Boys and Girls Club Day for Kids

It was a perfect day for kids to get out and play in Biloxi. The Boys and Girls Club hosted a Day for Kids on Harrah's Great Lawn Saturday. The day included several outdoor games and activities and was appreciated by parent's who don't normally get to see their children play at the Boys and Girls C

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 00:58:23

Getting tired of the blue guitar? Mississippi's license plates aren't going anywhere

Mississippi's blue guitar license plate, bottom, replaced the Biloxi Lighthouse plate in 2012. The state was scheduled to get new a new design for vehicle tags in October, but the state Legislature didn't allocate funds for that to happen. There will be a change in plates for those getting a new veh

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:01:00

Her twins call him Dad, but he's no longer welcome at their parent-teacher conferences

Attorney Michael Hester and his girlfriend were stunned when they learned the Biloxi School District would no longer allow him to attend parent-teacher conferences about her 7-year-old twins, even though he is helping raise them and the family considers him their father. Last year, while the twins

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Here's is how you can help end hunger

In an effort to end hunger, some of the state's top chefs will compete Thursday in the inaugural Feeding the Gulf Coast Mississippi Chef Challenge. Chefs from restaurants throughout the state will offer 18 dishes when the event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 13:51:00

Three hotels currently under construction in Biloxi

The old Santa Maria Del Mar building in Biloxi is quickly transforming from what used to be an eyesore and taking shape into what will be the Watermark Hotel when completed. It's just one of the three new hotels under construction bringing an additional 300 hotel rooms to the city, since the 500 Bi

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 20:36:49

Cocaine - lots of it - was thrown out a window at a traffic stop, affidavit says

A man who told officers he was returning to Houston for disaster relief work threw more than 5 pounds of cocaine out of his window during a traffic stop, an affidavit said. Derrick D'Angelo Edwards, 41, threw the cocaine out of his passenger window Thursday night during a traffic stop on Interstate

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Vancleave couple who lost child to disease are now helping researchers save others

Kari and Dan Cheramie's daughter, Adyson, never made it to her first birthday due to a disease called Neonatal Hemochromatosis or NH. Recently, the Vancleave couple got an opportunity to help researchers find a way to spot the disease early on. For them, the decision to do it was an easy one. Dan

WLOX - 2017-09-19 03:30:21

Coast Catholics mourn death of Father Patrick McDermott

Catholics on the coast are mourning the loss of a longtime priest in the Diocese of Biloxi. Father Patrick McDermott served in the diocese for more than 50 years. McDermott died Sunday in Ocean Springs. The 77-year-old native of Ireland was ordained to the priesthood in 1964. Before his retirement i

WLOX - 2017-09-18 15:57:56

After talking trash in court, it's not yet clear who is picking up garbage come Oct. 1

It's not clear who is picking up garbage in each city in Harrison County beginning in October, even after a court hearing Monday that detailed a small portion the trash battle between the City of Gulfport and the Harrison County Utility Authority. Bill Whitfield, an attorney for the City of Gulfpor

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-18 19:56:00

Ultimate Glam: Coast hairstylist gives back to breast cancer survivor

After beating breast cancer, a Coast woman is on the receiving end of a special surprise. Bay St. Louis resident, Laverne Harrington, was chosen as the recipient of an ultimate glam day. To Harrington's surprise, she was fitted with a custom wig, custom dress, and a photo shoot; all thanks to severa

WLOX - 2017-09-17 22:06:51