Local News

More Changes Coming to Taxi Industry

The Motor Vehicle for Hire Authority is considering raising insurance requirements for taxi cabs, but the potential changes have many small cab companies upset.

Wicker Votes to Fund Gov’t & Aid Syrian Rebels Battling Islamic State

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued a following statement after voting in favor of a House bill to fund the government until December 2014 and assist Syrian opposition forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (I.S.I.S.)

Coliseum Looks for Extra Income with Loss of Hockey Team

Every hockey season, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center could count on fans coming to almost 30 games, but with the loss of the Mississippi Surge, the Coliseum will have to find new ways to fill those dates.

One Casino Closes, Others Are in the Works

Although Margaritaville Casino has closed, construction for the Scarlet Pearl in D'Iberville is well underway and there are still plans for a new casino to be built in Diamondhead.