Author: Hank Davis

Shuckers host local schools for day game

A rare morning game at MGM Park today provided the perfect opportunity for some local students to take a break from all the back to school commotion. The Biloxi Shuckers hosted Education Day. Several educational exhibits were set up around…

Bringing aid to the victims of violence

The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence and the Pascagoula Police Department partnered up to bring a unique conference to Biloxi. The primary goal is to discuss and develop strategies for providing a safer and healthier community. Guest speakers are addressing…

2018 ‘Guns & Hoses’ Pickleball tournament

Calling all first responders past and present: who’s up for a quick game of pickleball? Registration is officially open for the 2018 ‘Guns and Hoses’ pickleball tournament which will feature the police, firemen, and EMT paramedics of the Gulf Coast…

Jackson County FabLab open house

It’s time for back to the lab with the Jackson County FabLab. They will be holding an open house in Vancleave tomorrow to let the community know their doors are open to more than just students. Since the FabLab’s staff…

Benefit lunches for injured Harrison County deputies

Good food for an even better cause: that’s what was going on at the Harrison County Sheriff Department’s work center today where the ‘Smokin Pigs’ cooking team prepared 250 plates of chicken, beans, slaw, and potato salad for $10. The…

Urgent Care Back to School health fair

With the returning school year getting closer and closer, Orange Grove Urgent Care wants to help parents with getting the kids all set to return to class. Tomorrow they’ll hold a ‘Back to School’ health fair from 9 a.m. until…

Checking in with the TSA

If you’ve ever been on a commercial airplane you know all too well the struggle to get through checkpoints and onto your flight. Today in Gulfport, the TSA gave local travelers a table full of examples of why that process…

Blue Angels showcase is a crowd favorite

After two days of nonstop action, crowds of 85,000 Saturday and 65,000 Sunday and no major issues, Blues over Biloxi has been deemed an absolute success. The event was centered in the skies above Deer Island, but hotels were full…

Cedar Popp’s Fire Station groundbreaking

After 18 years of planning, the Cedar Popp’s Fire Station in north Biloxi is becoming a reality. City leaders and members of the Biloxi Fire Department broke ground today on the one year, $4.2 million project which will serve as…

No boating zone for Blues over Biloxi

Blues over Biloxi is almost here and if you plan on taking in the show from your boat this weekend, the Department of Marine Resources has a few rules you’ll need to follow. There will be a no boat zone.…

Benefits for Bryant Chapman

Later this week, you’ll have two chances to lend a hand to a local family during their time of need. On July 4th, two-year-old Bryant Chapman of Vancleave died in a tragic drowning accident and now the community is trying…

New thrift store in Long Beach aims to bring aid

This morning in Long Beach, city leaders and community members came together to welcome a new business that aims to help those in need. The God’s Will Thrift Store is the newest outreach by Fatherless and Widows, a nonprofit that’s…

Simplifying tax reform

Listen up small business owners, if you do your own taxes things are changing this year. Last year’s passage of a new tax code is the first major reform since 1986 and some unexpected changes could make filing your taxes…

Cutting the ribbon with Flight Care 5

You’ve probably heard of Flight Care Rescue 5. They’re the crew that pilots medical helicopters during accidents in the local area, but today the crew got a nice change of pace. Flight Care Rescue 5 is the newest member of…

National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day and you can get screened for free in Gulfport until 7 p.m. Today only, free testing is taking place at the Walgreens located at the corner of Highway 49 and Dedeaux Road in Gulfport.…

Primary runoffs take place on Tuesday

Tomorrow, voters in Mississippi will make their final selections in a pair of party primary runoffs before general elections take place this November. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., but low voter turnout during primary elections…

Splashin’ the Coast 2018

Almost 400 swimmers will be competing at the natatorium in Biloxi this weekend. It’s all part of Splashin’ the Coast, an annual event that’s been going strong for a decade. The swim meet is sponsored by Biloxi Elite Swim Team,…

Moss Point Tigerettes take on Macy’s Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York is a holiday tradition for millions of families and the world famous Rockettes won’t be the only ones high kicking at this year’s parade. The Moss Point Tigerettes have been invited to…

A final farewell to AJ Holloway

Perhaps no other one person means more to Biloxi than former Mayor AJ Holloway. He spent 22 years at the helm of the city, ushering in the era of coastal casinos and then rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina left it all…

Truck fire ignites ammunition on I-10 in Hancock County

This morning, a scary situation turned into a traffic nightmare near the Harrison/Hancock County line as a truck caught fire on the interstate while loaded down with live ammunition. The westbound lane of I-10 was completely shut down with traffic…

22nd annual Billfish Classic

Big boats, big money, and big fish, it’s time for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic once again. The best fishing teams in the world are in Biloxi this week, gearing up to compete for the top spot. Any angler…