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Beau Rivage Named Best Casino by AAA Southern Traveler
Out of all the exceptional casinos in the Southern region, AAA Southern Traveler readers have once again selected Beau Rivage Resort & Casino as the Best Casino in the South for the second year in the 2014 Best of the South poll.
Weekend Events in Biloxi
Point Cadet has the first of two big weekends Saturday, with the official dedication of Point Cadet Plaza.
Cause of Y.M.C.A. Fire in Ocean Springs Still Unknown
The cause of what started the Y.M.C.A. fire on Wednesday afternoon in Ocean Springs is still undetermined. Video Video
U.S.M. Football Team Visits Long Beach Campus
College football season kicks off next month. Video Video
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 Decommissions
After nearly 50 years of active service, the fearless Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (N.M.C.B.) 74 decommissioned Friday. Video Video
Dredging at Port of Gulfport Finally Set to Begin
Dredging at the Port of Gulfport is finally set to begin by September 1st. Video Video
Janaya's Family Copes with Loss & Grief
Janaya Thompson's family has been coping with the loss of her, but they are feeling reassured now that charges have been filed in the case. Video Video
Harrison Co. Sheriff Will Not Seek Re-Election
Friday morning, the Harrison County Sheriff announced he will not be seeking re-election next year. Video Video
Mississippi Development Authority Names New C.F.O.
The Mississippi Development Authority (M.D.A.) has hired Jay McCarthy as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer.
M.G.C.C.C. Again Named Great College to Work For in Natl. Survey
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (M.G.C.C.C.) has again been named a 2014 Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
C130Js Still Scheduled to Leave Keesler Air Force Base
The Flying Jennies at Keesler Air Force Base are still scheduled to leave this September. Video Video
MS Power Warns Residents of Phone Scam in Their Name
Mississippi Power wants to get the word out that there is a phone scam going on under their name. Video Video
Sacred Heart Elementary Gets Brand New Gym
Thursday night, Sacred Heart Elementary School in D'Iberville completed its storm recovery by opening its new gymnasium. Video Video
Biloxi Residents Concerned About Large Infrastructure Project
Thursday night, Biloxi residents heard about a large infrastructure repair program at a community meeting and were able to voice their concerns. Video Video
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Local McDonalds Stores Hold 'Big Mac Games'
Every year, the Descher Organization holds Big Mac Games, where teams of employees from all their locations compete against each other, testing their knowledge of the company and customer service. Video Video
Unemployment Eliminators Hosts Job Fair at Coliseum
Potential employees had their resumes ready at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center. Video Video
Beauvoir Plans to Build Better Shelter for Its Animals
It's been just over a week since a concerned resident brought the condition of animals at the Beauvoir in Biloxi to the city's attention. Video Video
Ocean Springs to be Featured on Natl. Television
The City of Ocean Spring will be featured on national TV this Sunday. Video Video
Roar with Laughter Comedy Show Comes to Margaritaville
The Roar with Laughter comedy show is coming to Margaritaville Friday at 6 p.m. Video Video
M.D.M.R. Fraud Saga Continues
In the ongoing Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) saga, three of five key players, Bill Walker, Michael Janus, and Scott Walker, have all been sentenced to time in federal prison. Video Video
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 Decommissions
As military cuts go into effect around the United States, the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (N.M.C.B.) 74 at the Gulfport Seabee Base will be decommissioning. Video Video
Biloxi Plans Big Infrastructure Repair Program
Thursday night, Biloxi residents heard about a large infrastructure repair program at a community meeting. Video Video
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Catch up on all the local news you may have missed from Thursday evening's 5:30 news show. Video Video
Hancock Co. C.A.S.A. Sees Increase in Number of Victims of Child Abuse in Diamondhead & Requests Support from City
With over 430 children currently in foster care, Hancock County is experiencing the largest number of child victims of abuse and neglect ever.
H.S.S.M. to Celebrate “National Mutts Day” with $25 Adoptions & Shelter Store Discounts
National Mutts Day is July 31st of each year—to celebrate, the Humane Society of South Mississippi will offer discounted adoption fees on all Mixed Breed pets in the shelter, as well as a “Strut Your Mutt” sale in its BowWow Meow retail store, with 25% off all pet clothing and a Thrift Store sale with 25% off all items in H.S.S.M.’s on-site Thrift Store.
Twelve MS Army National Guard Soldiers Indicted
Twelve current or former Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in defrauding the Mississippi Army National Guard’s Recruiter Assistance Program (G.R.A.P.) which provided financial incentives to enlisted soldiers for assisting in recruiting potential soldiers into the Mississippi Army National Guard, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced Thursday.
Ocean Springs YMCA Up in Flames
Nobody inujred in early afternooon fire
Arrest Made in Death of Janaya Thompson
Five year old was sexually assaulted say police.
MS Sound Spectacular Band Competition Held in Ocean Springs
The lights were on at Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs, but the football team was nowhere to be found. Video Video
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