Harrison County

US 90, sand beaches remain closed following Ida

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has not yet re-opened U.S. 90 following Hurricane Ida. Conditions on sections of the highway remain hazardous.  Non-official traffic on Highway 90 impedes MDOT’s ability to return the roadway to safe conditions. Also, the Harrison…

Saucier man charged in murder case

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said in a press release Monday that a Saucier man has been charged in the murder of his girlfriend. Peterson said that on Friday, his office received information from the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office. He…

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi Development Authority said in a press release today. The project is a $4.65…

Gulfport man charged with sexual battery, robbery

A Gulfport man is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a public restroom and then robbing her. On Monday, Gulfport officers arrested Andrew Malik Jones, 28, and charged him with sexual battery and robbery. According to police, the victim…

Accreditation renewed for City of Gulfport Public Works

On June 21, 2021, the American Public Works Association (APWA) officially granted the City of Gulfport Public Works Department accreditation status for the 2nd consecutive time. This process includes the completion of a Department Wide Self-Assessment (385 practices), application for…