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5th annual Immunization Fair offers drive-up services

The first day of the fifth annual Immunization Fair at Biloxi High School experienced a new way of doing things due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The drive-thru style fair arranged by the Biloxi Excel by 5 Coalition allows parents to…

Wells Fargo donates to Biloxi nonprofit

Wells Fargo representatives were in Biloxi today to present one organization with a big gift. Community and education leaders were on hand at the Lopez School for the presentation of an $80,000 check to Biloxi’s Excel by 5 organization. The…

‘Excel by 5’ Immunization Fair

The Biloxi ‘Excel by 5’ is lending out a helping hand to Coast students before the start of the school year. Until this Friday, children ages five to 13 can head to the Coastal Family Health Center in Biloxi from…

The Lopez Elementary students meet Curious George

The Lopez Elementary School and Biloxi Excel by 5 program gave young children the chance to meet Curious George this morning. Kids and their parents anxiously waited outside the school doors to watch Curious George ride up in the Biloxi…

Golfer reads to preschool children

Jay Don Blake knows a thing or two about playing golf. Today he passed on a little bit of what he knows, mixed in with some ABCs to a group of pre-school children in Moss Point. Blake and his wife,…

Immunization Shots Available

Another Coast organization seeks to help parents before the start of the school year. Biloxi Excel by 5 will launch its immunization fair tomorrow morning at the Coastal Family Health Center on Division Street. Free vaccines will be available from…

Pro Golfer Rod Spittle Reads to Kids in Ocean Springs

“P is for Putt: a Golf Alphabet” is the name of the book PGA Champions Tour golfer Rod Spittle read to a group of preschoolers in Ocean Springs today. It was nothing but smiles inside Lil' Inspirations in Ocean Springs…