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WLOX Editorial: If you want a say, talk to city leaders

Property taxes are on the way up in both Ocean Springs and Gautier. If you own a home worth $100,000, the increase is another $30. If it's worth $200,000, a $60 increase. And in Gautier, the school taxes are on the rise as well. So the total increase there for that $200,000 property is $16. This is

WLOX - 2017-09-24 19:03:08

Why all the secrecy around this rare brain tumor?

Josh Myers holds his daughter Sophia Myers' hand in the sunroom that was converted into a beautiful bedroom for her arrival home from the hospital on Monday. Sophia was hospitalized three weeks ago in the pediatric intensive care unit at USA Children's & Women's Hospital in Mobile. She is suffering

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Police respond to shots fired at Hard Rock Casino

Biloxi police officers reponded to a report of shots fired early Sunday morning at the Hard Rock Casino parking garage. According to police, the investigation revealed the victim, a black male in his 20s, was visiting the Hard Rock Casino with an acquaintance. As the two left shortly before 2:45 a.m

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 15:50:00

Man injured in shooting at Hard Rock Casino parking garage

Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi. Authorities say the incident took place in the casino's parking garage. Police say they responded to a call involving four gunshots. When they arrived, they found a man with an injury to his fac

WLOX - 2017-09-24 12:01:26

Like cars? Check out this high-octane exhibition at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

An exhibit at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art should help rev up the engines of classic car enthusiasts who can't wait for Cruisin' The Coast. "Cars in Art II" is in the IP Casino Resort & Spa Exhibitions Gallery at the museum through Oct. 21. The works are a mix of loans acquired through partnerships

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Whale recovering at IMMS relocated to a new tank

Dozens of people stopped by Rectitude Lodge #323 in Gulfport on Saturday, where a bone marrow drive was taking place for 14-year-old Zayen Williams. Dozens of people stopped by Rectitude Lodge #323 in Gulfport on Saturday, where a bone marrow drive was taking place for 14-year-old Zayen Williams. Af

WLOX - 2017-09-24 01:01:07

Who was this 1920's prominent citizen of Handsboro? Here is his story

This circa 1920 photo shows William S. Seaman (1868-1942), a prominent citizen of Handsboro (now east Gulfport), standing (left) by his home. One of the young ladies standing by the front steps is William's sister Emma Seaman, and the children sitting on the porch are likely his two daughters, Kath

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Resident push to revive National Flood Insurance program

In the wake of massive flooding resulting from a destructive hurricane season, residents in Jackson County are hoping to send a message to congress as they work to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance program. Martha Gallahue is on a mission for signatures. She's urging residents to sign and sho

WLOX - 2017-09-24 22:35:42

Trapped woman freed from overturned truck on I-10 near Gulfport

Harrison County firefighters lifted an overturned pickup to free a female passenger who was trapped in the truck early Sunday. The woman was a passenger in a 2002 Ford Ranger that flipped on Interstate 10 at the County Farm Road exit ramp to I-10, Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins sa

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-24 16:50:00

Jackson County mayoral trip to the White House

Jackson County is home to two of the youngest mayors in the state of Mississippi, but that isn't stopping them from being heard on a national level. News 25's Tanner Stewart has more on their upcoming trip to the nation's capital. Infrastructure, economic development, and education: just a few thin

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-22 02:27:03

Prep roundup: Our Lady Academy claims 18th straight region title

Our Lady Academy clinched its 18th straight region title Thursday with a 3-0 (25-3, 25-5, 25-10) win over St. Patrick. Vancleave def. Moss Point 3-0 (25-2, 25-5, 25-4): Payton McKerchie led VHS with 12 kills. Paige Davis added 25 assists with Sydney Salter earning 14 aces. Ocean Springs def. Pascago

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-22 01:36:00

Coast chefs cook their best dishes to help fight hunger

People on the Mississippi Coast are hungry. Not the I-really-want-a-cheeseburger-right-now kind of hungry, the kind that leaves kids with grumbling tummies unable to sleep and disabled seniors too embarrassed to ask for help when the last of their food runs out. As the daughter of a recently retired

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-22 19:49:00

Boasberg named new president, COO of Beau Rivage

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino has a new president and chief operating officer. Bill Boasberg will begin overseeing daily operations at the Biloxi property later this year, after completing all the necessary licensing requirements. He succeeds Marcus Glover, who in July was named president and COO of

WLOX - 2017-09-22 22:13:36

Harrison County residents report waste pick up issues

In Harrison County, some residents are asking for any help they can get when it comes to garbage collection. (Photo source: WLOX) HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - In Harrison County, some residents are asking for any help they can get when it comes to garbage collection. They say waste items placed out

WLOX - 2017-09-22 03:22:15

Dangerous sexual predator found on popular app

Authorities say parents need to keep a very close eye on what mobile apps their children are using after an alleged sexual predator from Biloxi's arrest. Police say the messenger app the Biloxi man had a profile on is not an uncommon gateway for dangerous pedophiles. Forty-three year-old Kristopher

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-22 02:16:03

Biloxi Lighthouse waives fees to raise money for a good cause

It only takes 57 steps to get to the top of the Biloxi Lighthouse, but it only takes one step to make a healthy lifestyle change. That's the message the City of Biloxi's Heart walk team was spreading Saturday afternoon. The team is fundraising for the American Heart Association's Gulf Coast Heart W

WLOX - 2017-09-23 22:31:03

Pine Belt high school football scores September 22

Week 6 of the high school football season got underway Friday. For classes 6A, 5A and 1A, this week marks the beginning of region competition. PCS opened District 1-AAAA play last week. Here is a roundup of halftime scores: Gautier 6, Hattiesburg 28 Oak Grove 3, George County 0 Pearl 0, Petal 0 Ja

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-23 01:30:13

Pascagoula-Gautier school district exploring options after tax increase denied

The Pascagoula-Gautier School District isn't getting a tax increase it needed to make up an unexpected shortfall. Thursday night, the Pascagoula City Council voted four-one to rescind that tax. The hike would have raised taxes in Pascagoula and Gautier to pay for school operating costs and to pay of

WLOX - 2017-09-23 15:37:23

Wet roads causing interstate crashes, backups across the coast

Slick roads caused by pop-up thunder storms are causing traffic backups on I-10 in Harrison and Jackson counties. In Gulfport, police are working three separate crashes in the westbound lanes near the Hwy. 49 exit. Officials said one crash involves three vehicles, another involves four vehicles, and

WLOX - 2017-09-22 20:42:00

Remembering Coast landmarks in watercolor paintings

Painter Dena McKee calls herself an artist and a historic preservationist. She paints Coastal landmarks; some of which remain, and others are long gone. The Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point is featuring her work in their art gallery. McKee has a new exhibition at the center titled Celeb

WLOX - 2017-09-22 22:52:32