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Renourishing Cat Island

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann was on the Coast today checking out the progress of the ongoing renourishment project on Cat Island’s East Beach. Hosemann received the deed for this portion of the island, a 492 acre area, from…

Hosemann talks coastal preservation

This afternoon, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann talked about the importance of coastal preservation during a Gulfport Rotary Club meeting at the Great Southern Club. News 25’s Kendra Turley brings us the latest on the state’s plans for Cat and…

State Gets 500 More Acres of Cat Island from BP

Nearly 500 acres of Cat Island is back in the hands of our state. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann announced Mississippi’s acquisition of the Gulf’s western-most barrier island in Gulfport this morning. The portion of Cat Island was acquired from…

Cat Island Fire

At approximately 4:45 this afternoon, Biloxi Fire Department, along with many other fire fighters, responded to a fire on the eastern end of Cat Island.