Author: Gabrielle Cox

Walkway dedicated to local bishop in Biloxi

Today, the Abundant Life Evangelist Church hosted a street dedication ceremony for Bishop Jason Johnson. The church is celebrating 30 years of ministry and partnered with the City of Biloxi to have the corner of Rodenburg Avenue and Welch Lane…

The Gulf Coast’s fight against childhood obesity

A recent report conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that Mississippi has one of the highest youth obesity rates in the nation, but what services are available to help combat this disease on the Coast? At 22.3% Mississippi’s…

Cruisin’ the Coast at Edgewater Mall

Today at Edgewater Mall, Cruisin’ the Coast was in full swing for yet another day. The location featured three live performances by Charles Grant, The Martini Shakers, and the Chee Whiz. Cruisers were chilling out at the relaxed setting for…

Homeschool Day at the Mississippi Aquarium

The Mississippi Aquarium is now featuring Homeschool Days on Thursdays. The Mississippi Aquarium is honing in on the homeschool crowd. The aquarium’s education team provides this state approved program.  Mississippi Aquarium Education Manager Duane Hills said, "So far the support…

Getting prepared for Cruisin’ the Coast traffic

Sunday, Cruisin’ the Coast will be revving up and being the Gulf Coast’s biggest block party traffic will be expected for the next week. Residents should consider that Highway 90 will be jam packed with cruisers so that route is…

Vera Bradley donates to CASA of Harrison County

Earlier today, the Vera Bradley of Gulfport Premium Outlets dropped off blanket donations to the CASA of Harrison County. The season of giving is slowly approaching and to get a head start, the staff of Vera Bradley in the Gulfport…

Hotel Legends holds grand opening in Biloxi

What used to be an eyesore for Biloxi has now flourished into a golden age of Hollywood Hotel. Hotel Legends had its official opening at 2 p.m. today. After about five years of development, Hotel Legends is finally open to…

Gulfport city employees receive raise

As if we weren’t already looking forward to the end of 2020, Gulfport’s budget for the coming fiscal year has city employees ready to see the first of November. Every year towards the end of September, the Gulfport City Council…

Jeff Davis Elementary in process of changing name

Jeff Davis Elementary is still in the process of changing the name of the school. Superintendent Marcus Boudreaux said in February there were internal conversations about changing the name to better represent the school. However, COVID halted the process, pushing…

Jackson County receives scannable ballots

The Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office received scannable ballots earlier today from the election commission after it was brought to light that they were not able to show the picture of the proposed new state flag on absentee ballots. Circuit…

Harrison County Library System awarded with CARES Act

The Harrison County Library System was awarded $276,107 through the Institute of Museum and Library Services CARES Act grants. The IMLS announced Thursday that they are awarding over $13 million in CARES Act grants to help support museums and libraries…

Gulfport Museum of History opens

The Gulfport Museum of History opened this past Saturday for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The museum originally opened March 4th, but was forced to close due to COVID on March 14th. The museum is currently…