Gulfport extends curfew, closes harbor

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Photo courtesy of Gulfport Municipal Marina.

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes extended curfew to include Friday night, from 7 pm. to 6 a.m Saturday and closed the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor.

The order was issued Friday afternoon.

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The Small Craft Harbor has been closed until further notice as of midnight Friday. In the order issued by the city, Hewes noted that navigation hazards are located within the basin and docks were damaged, which presented a safety hazard to the public.

The harbor and marina is closed to all except emergency responders, recovery relief workers, city employees and Coast Guard officials.