Mayor

Real estate agent Trapani to run for Waveland mayor

Coast Realtor Jay Trapani says he's listening to the citizens of Waveland in announcing he's running for mayor. Trapani, a real estate agent with Coast Delta Realty, and his wife Colleen, have been in the city for 21 years. Trapani…

Primary election results by city

Here are the election results in municipal election primaries held Tuesday, according to our media partner, The Sun Herald. Winners are listed in bold type. Where there is a runoff, both candidates are in bold. If the election is to…

Gulfport CAO Kelly to retire June 30

Dr. John R. Kelly, City of Gulfport Chief Administrative Officer, will retire after 15 years with the city, effective June 30. Kelly has served Gulfport, and more broadly the Coast, as a community leader committed to improving the quality of…

Moss Point mayor, wife, enter guilty pleas in federal court

Moss Point Mayor Mario King, 33, and his wife, Natasha R. King, 32, of Moss Point, Mississippi, pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to conspiracy to commit wire fraud relating to the Mayor’s Gala held in 2019,…

Dr. Jay Willis announces Pascagoula mayoral campaign

On Thursday, current Pascagoula Mayor Dr. Steve Demetropoulos announced on Facebook he will not be running for re-election this spring. Following this announcement, Dr. Jay Willis declared via a press release Saturday that he will be throwing…

Special election set for Diamondhead mayor post

Diamondhead residents will head to the polls next month in a special election to elect a new mayor. A nonpartisan special election will be held on Tuesday, September 15th to fill the seat which was left vacant when Mayor Tommy…

Gulfport mayor ends mandatory curfew in city

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes on Friday ended the mandatory curfew that has been in effect since March 31. The curfew ran from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. It expires as of 5 p.m. today. Hewes ordered the curfew originally in…

New mayor on the horizon in Pascagoula

Next Tuesday, Pascagoula residents will cast their vote on who will lead their city in a special mayoral election. The candidates are Burt Hill, a former Pascagoula councilman, Dr. Steve Demetropoulos, a family physician with Singing River Health System, and…