Author: Gabby Easterwood

Special mayoral election in Pascagoula

The City of Pascagoula is casting their votes in the special election for mayor and voters arrived bright and early to make their voices heard. The seat was made vacant when former Mayor Dane Maxwell moved into a new role…

Update on city projects in Gautier

It is a busy time for the Jackson County area for infrastructure and city projects. Gautier Mayor Phil Torjusen stopped by today to discuss some of those projects happening in his area. He mentioned a new well and nano-filtration system…

Harrison County Board of Supervisors meeting

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors met this morning with plenty on the agenda. Most recently, they put forth their support for the Mississippi Sound Protection Act, which was a topic at the meeting. This protection act would ensure that…

Gulf Coast Historical and Cultural Exposition

The history of the Gulf Coast is being celebrated today for the first day of the Gulf Coast Historical and Cultural Exposition. Historical organizations and destinations are gathered at the Biloxi Visitors Center for this event, including Beauvoir, the Mardi…

Pascagoula Mayor Candidate Forum

There is a special mayoral election set for next Tuesday in Pascagoula and this morning at the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s Candidates Forums each candidate got to answer questions and give reason as to why they are fit for…

Third annual ‘Daddy Daughter Dance’

Calling all fathers! It’s time to get the Mardi Party going with your daughters. The third annual ‘Daddy Daughter Dance’ put on by Gulfport Leisure Services is set for Friday and Saturday evening. Fathers and their little princesses have the…

On the horizon for the Port of Gulfport

This morning at the Gulfport Connections Breakfast put on by the chamber, Jonathan Daniels, director of the Port of Gulfport, gave an update on the port and what he sees on the horizon for 2020. Daniels spoke on 2019 being…

New mayor on the horizon in Pascagoula

Next Tuesday, Pascagoula residents will cast their vote on who will lead their city in a special mayoral election. The candidates are Burt Hill, a former Pascagoula councilman, Dr. Steve Demetropoulos, a family physician with Singing River Health System, and…

Citadel Shield Solid Curtain Exercise

The Seabee Base in Gulfport will be conducting its annual Force Protection Exercise from today until Friday, February 14th. This is all in an effort to enhance the readiness of Navy security forces. It’s a two-part exercise with the major…

Mega Millions and Powerball tickets go live

People throughout our state can now try their luck at massive jackpots with Mega Millions and Powerball tickets now being sold for their first time. The days of driving across state lines to get your Mega Millions and Powerball tickets…

Mobile pushes back Amtrak vote

Our Coast has been inching closer and making efforts to bring an Amtrak system back that would run through our area connecting Mobile and New Orleans. Yesterday at Mobile’s City Council meeting the vote was pushed yet again. They have…

Best Practices from the Boss

This morning, Harrah’s Gulf Coast General Manager and Senior Vice President Jonathan Jones gave insight to his success at the ‘Best Practices from the Boss’ event. Jones spoke to business leaders in attendance about his success and what steps are…

Plan for Vacation Day

Grab your suitcases because today is ‘National Plan for Vacation Day.’ Believe it or not, Americans have left a whopping 768 million vacation days unused in 2018, that’s nine percent up from 2017. It’s not too late to plan for…

Shuckers Job Fair

The Biloxi Shuckers are looking to add to their family. Tuesday they will be hosting a job fair to recruit for all kinds of positions from people who love the city and love the game. The job fair will be…

Gulfport Parks and Recreation Public Forum

Have any ideas for the Gulfport Leisure Services Department? You have a chance for your voice to be heard. Thursday evening a forum will be to allow citizens to give their thoughts on the future of parks, events, and all…

$10K awarded to Mississippi Aquarium

Construction is moving swimmingly and in just a few months the doors will open at the Mississippi Aquarium as they stand on their three pillars of education, community, and conservation. With those education and community pillars in mind, a new…

Day of Racial Healing prayer breakfast

Over 70 events took place around the country to observe the National Day of Racial Healing, including a prayer breakfast this morning in Biloxi with the theme “a day of healing, a year of action” at the forefront. This is…