Content Tagged 'hurricane katrina'

Shiny New Seafood Museum Opens Saturday
The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, which has been closed since Hurricane Katrina destroyed its original structure, will re-open this weekend at Point Cadet, the gateway to Biloxi.
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
Pass Christian Opens Newly Renovated Harbor
The harbor in Pass Christian is officially open. Instead of a ribbon cutting, city leaders, local residents, and state dignitaries celebrated the opening of the new harbor with the pop of a champagne bottle, Pass Christian style. 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
Biloxi Hopes for Baseball Stadium to Revitalize Downtown
In many ways, Biloxi has had a slow economic recovery since Hurricane Katrina. So many businesses in the downtown area are counting on the baseball stadium coming to Biloxi. Video Video
Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Prepares to Reopen
The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum will open the first day of August, nine years after it was washed away by Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Biloxi Under Lots of Construction Due to Baseball Stadium
A lot of work is being done around the stadium site to help accommodate all the traffic in the area. Video Video
Gulfport Passes Extension of Tax Abatement Program
The Gulfport City Council has passed an expansion of their tax abatement program. Video Video
Controversy Still Surrounding Tax Abatement Policies
Tax abatements can lure developers, but in Biloxi, they've been a point of controversy. Video Video
Tax Abatement Program in Gulfport Extended
The Gulfport City Council has voted to expand the tax abatement program in to include more property along Highway 90. Video Video
American Legion Post 119 Gets New Home After Katrina
Some good news for veterans in Gulfport: the American Legion Post 119 has finally found a new home since Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry Opens New Location
After Hurricane Katrina destroyed the gym at Sacred Heart School in D'Iberville, a new facility will finally open. Video Video
Martime & Seafood Industry Museum Set to Reopen Aug. 1st
An important Biloxi landmark that was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina will be making a comeback soon. Video Video
WQRZ Revives Pre-Katrina Music w/ Jazz in the Pass
When we speak of Hurriane Katrina, we usually think of not so pleasant memories. One local radio station is trying to recreate thoughts of pre-Katrina times. Video Video
Major Water & Sewer Repair Project Scheduled in Biloxi
Wednesday, bids will be accepted for another phase in a major Biloxi water and sewer repair project. Video Video
Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum Coming Back Strong
The Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum is coming back bigger and better than ever just in time for Carnival Season. Video Video
Biloxi Bait & Fuel Shop Being Rebuilt Thanks to Funding from F.E.M.A.
Contractors are checking off the final boxes to complete the Biloxi Bait & Fuel building, just east of the Hard Rock Casino. Video Video
Texas Students Spend Spring Break with Habitat for Humanity Here on the Coast
Habitat for Humanity is known for its work in rebuilding homes after disasters. Video Video
Dr. Skerfield of U.S.M. Wins Nat'l Lifetime Achievement Award
A social worker here on the Coast has recently gained some national attention. Video Video
'Blue Crabhouse' Plans Grand Opening on Biloxi Beach
A new crab house is making its debut on the beaches of Biloxi. Video Video
New Sculpture Up at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
His sculptures embody the resilience of south Mississippi, and chances are, if you've driven along Highway 90, you've seen them first hand. Video Video
Wounded War Veteran Asks for Public's Help
War veteran, Sean Baptiste, moved to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina to help rebuild homes that were destroyed. Now he's asking for help in return. Video Video
Gulfport Biloxi International Airport Showcases Marlin Miller New Katrina Exhibit
A new art exhibit is now on display inside the terminal at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport located on the first floor next to the front entrance across from baggage claim area.
Holloway Gives State of the City Address in Biloxi
Mayor A.J. Holloway outlined a host of major initiatives, including the downtown baseball stadium and how 2014 would be the year of Point Cadet during his State of the City presentation today, but the most important message of this year’s address concerned a milestone the city and the Mississippi Gulf Coast would be marking next year: the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Congressman Steven Palazzo Weighs in on the Issue of Flood Insurance
Dramatic increases for residential flood insurance premiums are right around the corner. Video Video
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Rebuilding
Before casinos came to the Gulf Coast, the seafood industry was once the center of culture. Preserving that culture is the goal of a local museum set to reopen this year, and city officials are hoping the museum will bring new life to Biloxi's Point Cadet. Video Video
Palazzo Statement on Progress of House Flood Insurance Bill
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), released a statement on the progress of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.
Jackson County Dept. of Corrections Gets New Facility
Today was the ribbon cutting of a new Department of Corrections branch in Jackson County. Video Video
Section 42 Lawsuits Head to the Mississippi Supreme Court
Lawsuits between the Harrison County Board of Supervisors and private developers now move to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Video Video
Back Bay Mission Helps Rebuild Homes of Those in Need
After Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of volunteers came to the Gulf Coast to help rebuild homes. Now, almost ten years later, there are still homes in need of repair. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Fails to Create Promised Jobs
The Port of Gulfport is in hot water. Video Video
Recovering Real Estate on the Gulf Coast
Many people think that real estate on the Gulf Coast is struggling after the natural disasters that have impacted the area, but a recent report by a local real estate broker shows promise for 2014. Video Video
New York Firefighters Hold Toy Drive for Local Kids
Hurricane Katrina hit eight years ago. Since then, a group of New York fire fighters have spent countless hours collecting toys for local children. Video Video
Legislators Introduce the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
A bipartisan group of legislatures, including Mississippi Representative Steven Palazzo have introduced new legislation called the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Video Video
F.E.M.A. Sponsors Disaster Preparedness Classes on the Coast
Disasters can strike at a moment’s notice. Several organizations are taking time to prepare for them. Video Video
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