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Post Offices Open Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve

Many offices will close early; collection box mail may be collected earlier.

M.D.O.T. Urges Safety this Holiday Season

Make your car a no phone zone!

Mississippi Ranks #7 Nationally in National Board Certified Teachers; 198 Added in 2013-2014

Figures released by The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards show Mississippi now ranks seventh nationally in both the number of newly certified teachers and the total number of certified teachers.

Rehabilitated Eagle Takes to the Skies Again

Nine months after flying into a distribution line in Biloxi, an eagle named Canaan is back flying the friendly skies.

Be Prepared for Grinch-Like Weather

The threat of severe weather is in the forecast for most of Mississippi Monday afternoon through Tuesday.

Moss Point Promises Residents Solutions to Flooding Issue

Friday's rain brought back old troubles for Moss Point.

Holiday Dance Held in Biloxi for Those with Special Needs

Friday night in Biloxi, some special party goers had a special night of their own.

Ocean Springs High Student Arrested for Making Threats

An Ocean Springs High School student has been charged with intimidation, threatening, or coercion after authorities discovered threats on a social media site.

Local Pharmacy Asks Drivers to Use Gas Money for Fundraiser

Local gas prices are finally moving below the $2 mark in south Mississippi, helping drivers save a little cash.

Gulfport PD Conduct Theft Experiment at Local Shopping Area

What would you do if you found an unattended purse stashed with money in a busy shopping area?

Retailers Expect Lots of Shoppers This Weekend Before Xmas

Typically, Black Friday is known as the busiest shopping day of the year, but retailers say the Saturday before Christmas gives it some stiff competition.

Public School Students Celebrate Final School Day of 2014

Friday was the last day of school for public school students in the year 2014.

Local News

Mississippi schools not required to disclose COVID outbreaks

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press/ Report for America JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi school district has seen a handful of coronavirus cases among students since...

Mississippi House leaders sue governor over partial vetoes

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The two top leaders of the Mississippi House are suing Gov. Tate Reeves over his partial...

The Pillars of Biloxi looking for pen pals for residents

It has been nearly five months since the COVID-19 shutdown began in March. While many of us have been able to get back to...

Road improvement project for Ingalls Avenue set to begin soon

A multi-million dollar infrastructure and road improvement project will soon be underway and when its completed, the ride to work will be much smoother...