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Five arrested in string of thefts in George County

Since July 15th, 2021, George County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators, with the assistance of the public, have recovered over $150,000.00 worth of stolen property and arrested five (5) suspects in multiple larceny cases. On July 15th, at approximately 4:00…

MGCCC and USA sign partnership for nursing degrees

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of South Alabama signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 23 at MGCCC’s Bryant Center in Biloxi. The MOU will offer early acceptance for MGCCC Associate Degree Nursing students to enroll in…

Police: Teens poured alcohol on nesting sea turtle

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Police in coastal Alabama say a group of teenagers were arrested after pouring alcohol on a nesting sea turtle. News outlets report that Orange Beach police said the incident occurred Thursday night. Officers responded to…

Alabama House committee advances lottery, casino bill

BY KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Lottery and casino legislation will be decided in the last two days of the Alabama legislative session. The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee on Tuesday voted to advance the bill…

Alabama Senate approves casino and lottery legislation

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved lottery and casino legislation. Senators on Tuesday voted 23-9 for the proposed constitutional amendment would establish a state lottery and allow nine casino sites in the…

Gulf Islands superintendent Dan Brown to retire

After more than 43 years of public service, Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown will retire on January 2, 2021. Brown has been Gulf Islands’ superintendent since 2010, arriving just as the Deepwater Horizon oil washed ashore. Steve McCoy,…

LSU-Alabama game in doubt due to COVID-19

Saturday night’s LSU-Alabama game could be on hold after a number of COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Tigers. At today’s press conference, LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron called the situation ‘fluid’ after placing a number of players in…

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood. U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett and U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross were on a routine training…

NCAA Football: Alabama defeats Ole Miss

Only three weeks into the SEC football season and there’s been no shortage of upsets and shake ups in the standings. Reigning national champs LSU dropped out of the top 15 for the first time since 2017 after losing to…

Raising Cane's hosting fundraiser to help hurricane victims

– Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will host a fundraiser on Tuesday to support local communities in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas affected by hurricanes Laura and Sally. With help from its loyal Caniacs, Raising Cane’s hopes to raise at least…