Melissa’s Bakery

Kick off to king cakes

King cakes are eaten on January 6th as a symbol of the 12th night and the tri-colored sweet treat is a staple for carnival season. At Melissa’s Bakery in Gulfport, the orders for king cakes have already…

One year since major flash flood in Gulfport

It was one year ago today when cities along South Mississippi received extreme rainfall, dumping as much as ten inches of rain, flooding homes and businesses. The flash flood caused 20 homes and businesses to be destroyed in Gulfport and…

Gulfport Bakery Prepares for Potential Flooding

A local bakery that took a hard hit from flooding earlier this year is doing all they can to prepare for the heavy rain. Last time the Coast had major downpours, Melissa’s Bakery was almost ruined by floodwater. Employees at…

Update on Flooded Business in Gulfport

Melissa’s Bakery in Gulfport is slowly, but surely, working to get back on its feet after 19 inches of water flooded the shop last Thursday. The building is all dried out now, but they’ve had to rip out two feet…