Content Tagged 'economy'

Seven Year Plan for Biloxi
The city of Biloxi will be very busy over the next seven years. Officials are exploring 29 new projects, ranging from hotels to new roads. Video Video
Minimum Wage Strike: Jackson Workers Join Others across the Country
Low-wage workers walk off the job to fight for higher minimum wage. Video Video
Cruisin' the Coast's Economic Impact
There’s no question Cruisin’ the Coast is a huge draw for tourism here in South Mississippi, but how much money does the week-long event actually drive in to our area? Video Video
Shuckers Bring Business to Downtown Biloxi
With every home game in downtown Biloxi at MGM Park, local businesses say these fans often show up as customers. Video Video
East Biloxi Traffic Loop Project
Biloxi Mayor FoFo Gilich hopes to secure the funds for the east Biloxi traffic loop project at tonight’s City Council Meeting. Video Video
City of Biloxi Budget Meeting
The city of Biloxi usually operates on a budget topping well over $50 million. Video Video
More Money Requested for Tourism
Tourism is a large economic driver for the state, particularly here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Video Video
Mississippi Coast Casinos have Great Month of May
Mississippi’s Gulf Coast casinos were hot in May and their continued strength is beginning to push up gambling revenue for all of Mississippi. Video Video
Geri-Care Broke Ground on a New Plant in Gulfport
Two hundred jobs will be coming to Gulfport in the near future. Today, Geri-Care broke ground on a new pharmaceutical manufacturing plant that is located adjacent to its current facility. Video Video
Wiggins to Begin Selling Alcohol on Sundays
Starting this weekend, Wiggins convenience stores and restaurants can sell beer and light wine on Sundays from noon until 11 p.m. Video Video
Cleaning Up for Tourism
Today, beautification and tourism leaders met in Biloxi to discuss ways everyone can make our Coast beautiful. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Aims to Foster More Overseas Trade
Within the next couple of years, we could begin to see more produce moving through the Port of Gulfport as they build additional trade relationships overseas. Video Video
Mayor Billy Hewes Addresses Business Community
Friday morning, Mayor Billy Hewes gave his annual address to Gulfport's business community. Video Video
Tax Free Weekend is Here
Mississippi’s tax free weekend is in full swing with back to school right around the corner. Video Video
Oxford Economic Shows Impact of Gaming on MS Economy
The study explains that in Mississippi, gaming has contributed $4 billion to the economy and supports 37,000 direct and indirect jobs. Video Video
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