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Front Beach Erosion Control Improvements

In Ocean Springs, there is plenty of work happening on Front Beach. Walking past it you might see construction which is all part of Jackson County's Erosion Project, adding new pipes and concrete swells. The area has…

Ocean Springs mayor wants beach closed

Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson requested that the beaches in Ocean Springs close to Jackson County. The City of Ocean Springs does not have the ability to close the beach, only the county does. At this time, the county is…

Update on live oaks on Front Beach

The three oak trees on Front Beach that have caused an uproar between residents and the city are still standing tonight. The City of Ocean Springs stepped up this morning and gave the crews, who were already in place, a…

Meeting to discuss live oak trees on Front Beach

Some residents in Ocean Springs are fighting to keep three oak trees from getting the axe. The Ocean Springs board room filled with concerned residents over an issue that stems back to February: the decision to allow the removal of…

Mississippi Power and Ocean Springs lighting up Front Beach

Mississippi Power will team up with the City of Ocean Springs to provide a maintenance proposal for the lights on Beach Boulevard. A special board of alderman meeting took place to declare a local emergency on Front Beach. There will…

Mississippi Power lighting up Front Beach

Mississippi Power is lighting the way for those who work and play in the Front Beach area in Ocean Springs, helping to ease safety concerns expressed to city leaders after a line of street lights along Front Beach went out.…

Temporary lights to be installed in Ocean Springs

Some safety concerns have come to light for some night joggers in Ocean Springs. A line of street lights on Front Beach Road in Ocean Springs have gone out. Tonight, at the Ocean Springs Broad of Alderman meeting, the city…

Front Beach ‘living shoreline’ project

Sand on Front Beach in Ocean Springs is known to blow away easily and the city often spends thousands of dollars to replace the sand on the beach. Now, with the help of a $150,000 state tideland fund, the city…

Swimming in Front Beach

In Ocean Springs, Front Beach was empty most of the day. Up until one family decided to take a risk and swim out in the Gulf waters. Despite the torrential conditions, this group waded out beyond the shoreline to swim…

2nd Boating Incident In Mississippi

Not even an hour later DMR officials responded to a similar call in Long Beach where three kayakers flipped over just south of "Arbor Station Apartments". One of the kayakers managed to make it to shore and call 911. Another…

Boating Incident In Mississippi

Over the weekend four people were rescued from two separate and scary situations both in the Mississippi sound. The department of marine resources rescued two, 15 year old boys near "Front Beach" in Ocean Springs after the waters overturned their…