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More development projects underway in Biloxi

Besides the news of the $1.2 billion luxury hotel and concert venue coming to Biloxi, other projects in the city are on the rise and continue to bloom. Construction for the Margaritaville Amusement Park and parking garage will resume in…

MDA accepting applications for Restoration Fund projects

The Mississippi Development Authority is taking project applications for the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund. Applications can be found online at mississippi.org/gcrf. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Representatives from MDA, as well as members of the…

Nearly $226M to restore Gulf

The effects of the BP Oil Spill continue to be felt almost a decade after 200 million gallons of crude oil was pumped into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days. Now, the federal government approved more than $200 million…

Projects to be considered for BP Oil Spill funds

More than $85 million in South Mississippi projects are on the table to receive BP Oil Spill settlement funding. In all, the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund Advisory Board has selected 14 out of 119 projects for state legislators to consider…

Millions of dollars being invested in new projects on the Coast

Coastal Mississippi CEO Milton Segarra tells News 25 that the future of the Coast looks bright with $600 million of new projects being worked on including the aquarium. With the tourism industry in South Mississippi being hit hard by the…

Gulf Coast Restoration Advisory Board Meeting

The Gulf Coast Restoration Fund Advisory Board met today as the group continues to accept applications for projects to be funded through the BP Oil Spill settlement with the state. The fund was set up back in September of last…

City of Biloxi funding million dollar projects

It’s time to move forward regarding the $14 million bond money in Biloxi. Biloxi City Council members approved to receive bond money going towards projects to enhance the city. Biloxi Councilman Ward 5 Paul Tisdale said, “We gave each project…

Gulfport Mayor’s Business Address

This morning, Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes spoke to a full room at the Island View Casino to give his annual business address. The mayor dressed in his best overalls and construction hat to tackle the topic of infrastructure going on…

$37.8 million headed to the coast

It was announced at the Mississippi Restoration Summit this afternoon that nearly 38 million additional dollars is headed to the Coast. This is all part of the Restore Act from the BP oil spill settlement. The money will fund seven…

Meeting to focus on East Biloxi’s future

The Biloxi NAACP is hosting a town hall meeting this evening to discuss potential projects and programs for the purpose of bringing genuine improvements to the East Biloxi community. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us at the Frank Gruich Community…

Update on City of Biloxi projects

Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich is back from meeting with state legislators about three important city projects. Mayor Gilich took a trip to Washington, D.C. to speak with the Mississippi delegation. They discussed the funding backing the Keesler Air Force…

Biloxi City Council approves budget

The Biloxi Lions Club held a meeting this afternoon and the special guest speaker was Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich. At the meeting, Mayor Gilich spoke about the recently approved budget and the programs it will fund. The city plans…

Restore Act projects announced

The U.S. Department of Treasury issues grant awards for six restore act projects. Seventeen million will be allotted for construction of the Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport. Two million dollars will go to construct a new hangar at the Stennis International…

$2.3 million in projects underway in Diamondhead

The City of Diamondhead received several grants that will go toward drainage and recreation projects. More than two million dollars will go toward safer school bus routes, better lighting at intersections, a city hall fitness trail and more. The city…

Biloxi Gets a Move on Big Projects

The City of Biloxi is getting a move on a number of major projects that have been in the works for years. City officials have officially excepted the $5 million grant to begin building the new gate at Keesler Air…

Biloxi Bike Paths Open Today

Two accidents involving cyclists over the past week have put biking safety in the spotlight and the city of Biloxi is looking to keep cyclists safe with a new bike path.