City of Gulfport

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…

City of Gulfport to reopen city buildings

On May 18, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., the City of Gulfport will reopen city buildings to the public with the exception of the community centers and gymnasiums. In order to adhere to CDC guidelines and the protocols outlined by the…

City of Gulfport adopts 2018 budget

Gulfport city officials say residents have a lot to look forward to with the start of a new fiscal year. Gulfport officials adopted the 2018 budget during a special meeting at city hall this morning. In the $55.1 million budget,…

Gulfport helps out Texas community

Gulfport officials made it to Rockport, Texas on Tuesday and today they met with the sheriff’s Office for a relief effort meeting. The Rockport Police Department toured the city with Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes, showing the destruction of Hurricane Harvey.…

Update on Gulfport and Utility Authority dispute

If the City of Gulfport is successful in their mission to pull out of the new waste services contact in Harrison County, prices will rise for residents. That’s according to Harrison County Utility Authority officials who are attempting to go…

Exotic car show coming to the Coast

Today a big announcement came from the Gulfport Police Department and the City of Gulfport. Coming in November, there will be a new car show in town. The event, which will be similar to Cruisin’ the Coast, will feature exotic…

Sign up to be in a movie

Hollywood is coming to Gulfport which means residents now have the chance to sign up to be in a movie. A Christmas movie is set to be filmed in Jones Park that will feature the lighting of the famous dancing…

2017 Summer Jamboree

This afternoon at Jones Park’s Barksdale Pavilion, the Coast’s special needs community was enjoying their summer. The City of Gulfport and several local organizations have put together the city’s second annual Summer Jamboree. The groups participating in the jamboree provide…

Post 119 Veterans Day Ceremony

“Freedom is not free, our country had to be fought for,” this is what a 91-year-old Gulfport veteran says to keep in mind as America celebrates Veterans Day today. The City of Gulfport, Mayor Billy Hewes, and American Legion Post…