Pascagoula

Mississippi shipbuilder Ingalls plans to hire 3,000 new workers

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A shipyard that’s the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new full-time employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held a hiring event Wednesday in Pascagoula. Its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, said…

Senior Health and Safety Fair in Pascagoula

A group of 20 organizations are coming out Friday for the Senior Health and Safety Fair in Pascagoula. Pascagoula Fire Inspector Ryan Doswell is on set with more. The safety fair takes place this Friday from 8…

Pascagoula police investigating shooting at motel

Pascagoula Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at a motel on Tuesday morning. Police Chief Matt Chapman said in a press release that officers responded to a call about shots fired at the Payless Motel about 11:40 a.m. When…

Ingalls begins work on new security cutter in Pascagoula

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Shipbuilding division announced Wednesday the start of fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (NSC 11). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Our workforce has invested more than a…

Ag commissioner cautions Mississippians not to 'panic buy' fuel

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson encourages the public across Mississippi to refrain from “panic buying” fuel due to the halted operations of the Colonial Pipeline. Colonial Pipeline expects to restore operations by the end of this week. “In…

Free Flowin’ Fest in Pascagoula

To celebrate the city of Pascagoula and the beauty of the Pascagoula river, the 8th annual Free Flowin’ Fest was held Saturday at Beach Park. The festival shines a light on the Pascagoula River which is…

Beach Park in Pascagoula gets a new look

Pascagoula is getting ready to reintroduce a revamped Beach Park to the city. The longtime local favorite received several improvements thanks to the work of Pascagoula Pride, a nonprofit organization. Some of the upgrades include aesthetics, signage,…

Free Flowin’ Fest in Pascagoula

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further. Fireworks and music are just part of the festivities planned for Saturday’s Free Flowin’ Fest in Pascagoula. Here to tell us more about the…

Pascagoula Food Service Job Fair

Are you interested in a job in the food industry? There is an upcoming food service job fair taking place in Pascagoula. In the studio with more is Pascagoula Public Information Officer Katarina Luketich. The job fair takes place…

Shooting in Moss Point may be connected to Pascagoula drive-by

Moss Point Police are actively investigating a shooting which occurred Thursday, April 22, 2021, near the intersection Jefferson Avenue and River Road. About 7:50 p.m., Moss Point Police received calls of multiple shots fired in the area. Moss Point and…

Third Friday in Pascagoula canceled due to weather

Pascagoula’s Third Friday event set to kick off today has been canceled due to weather. This event was supposed to be the official return after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. Participating businesses and restaurants along with live…

Body of missing Pascagoula boater found

After almost 48 hours, authorities have found the body of the missing boater in Pascagoula. Fifty-four year-old Grady ‘Buck’ Williams was last seen Sunday when he reportedly lost control of his boat near Pascagoula Point Park and…