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Gulfport names Husley principal at high school

The Gulfport School District would like to introduce Wendi Husley as the new principal at Gulfport High School. Husley is a lifelong resident of the Coast and has served the Gulfport School District for 22 years. She spent her first…

Judge dismisses murder charges against two Mississippi cops

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state judge in Mississippi dismissed murder charges Thursday against two police officers accused of body-slamming and beating a Black man. The ruling by Hinds County Judge Faye Peterson ended the trial of former Jackson officers…

MGCCC named a Center of Excellence for maritime workforce training

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on Wednesday was named one of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. The announcement was made by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. Hinds Community College also was recognized…

Budweiser Clydesdales to parade in Ocean Springs, mayor says

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will finish the stop on the Coast with a parade through Ocean Springs, the city's mayor said. Mitchell Distributing, which handles Budweiser among its distribution product lines, announced on May 11 that the draft horse team…

Pascagoula police investigating shooting at motel

Pascagoula Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at a motel on Tuesday morning. Police Chief Matt Chapman said in a press release that officers responded to a call about shots fired at the Payless Motel about 11:40 a.m. When…

Mississippi to open red snapper season on Memorial Day weekend

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has announced the opening of red snapper season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels will be 12:01 a.m. May 28, 2021, with an anticipated mid-season closure date of July 5, 2021, at…

Mississippi lawmakers: Revive initiatives, marijuana program

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some Mississippi lawmakers say they want Gov. Tate Reeves to call them back to the Capitol for a special session to revive the state’s initiative process. Others want a chance to quickly revive discussion of a medical…

Suspect charged in Sunday morning shooting in Gulfport

An argument that escalated into a shooting resulted in one person being sent to the hospital and the other to jail. About 4:13 a.m. Sunday morning, Gulfport Police responded to a local hospital in reference to a complaint of a…

Ingalls begins work on new security cutter in Pascagoula

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Shipbuilding division announced Wednesday the start of fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (NSC 11). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Our workforce has invested more than a…

Ag commissioner cautions Mississippians not to 'panic buy' fuel

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson encourages the public across Mississippi to refrain from “panic buying” fuel due to the halted operations of the Colonial Pipeline. Colonial Pipeline expects to restore operations by the end of this week. “In…