retirement

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…

Pascagoula principal celebrates a major milestone

It was a celebration fit for a queen, the Flamingo Queen that is! After nearly 47 years of service in the Pascagoula Gautier School System, Principal Shirley Hunter, affectionately known as the Flamingo Queen, enters retirement. Hunter was honored by…

Biloxi budget meeting for the new year

The City of Biloxi held their second budget meeting today to iron out their finances ahead of the new year. The City of Biloxi will be operating under a budget of $59 million, the same amount that was allocated for…

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary principal to retire

After nearly four decades in education, one local principal is retiring. Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School Principal Susan Dollar is saying goodbye to work and hello to retirement. “I’m going to miss so many great teachers that I have here.…

Gulfport deputy chief Chris Loposser to retire

Gulfport Police Department’s Deputy Chief of Police Chris Loposser will officially retire at the end of this month. Deputy Chief Loposser started his law enforcement career with the City of Gulfport in 1994 and has served in many different positions…

Harrison County children’s advocate retires after 34 years

Today, dozens of people gathered in Gulfport to celebrate the retirement of Cindy Alexander. Alexander is retiring as a court administrator from the Harrison County Youth Court and has been a tireless advocate for children in Harrison County for the…

Long Beach police chief prepares for retirement

One person helping out with the cause in Long Beach is longtime Chief of Police Wayne McDowell who is in his last week with the police force before retirement. His last official day with the police force is Saturday, but…

72-year-old well-known preschool teacher retires in Long Beach

After dedicating most of her life to early childhood education, the oldest teacher at Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach is saying goodbye. The 72-year-old preschool teacher won’t be retiring without leaving a heartfelt impact on her former students as…

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department sends off three new retirees

After decades of service, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is saying goodbye to three law enforcement officials. Friends, family and the sheriff’s department gathered for cake and good memories in Jackson County today. The ceremony was celebrating the retirement of…

Communications Director to Retire from SRHS

Singing River Health System’s long time Public Relations Director Richard Lucas will retire from the health system at the end of this year. Lucas has been with the health system since 1981 and December 31st will be his last day…

Veterans Day Ceremony Armed Forces Retirement Home

The armed force retirement home opened doors to the public today for their annual Veterans Day ceremony. Veterans across the coast joined together in Gulfport as well as law enforcement agencies to honor our service men and women. Students from…

Biloxi City Attorney Announces Plans to Retire

After helping the city generate millions of dollars, Biloxi City Attorney and director of the legal department Gerald Blessey is stepping down. Blessey’s retirement was announced at the Biloxi City Council meeting this afternoon, right after kind words and a…

Assistant Police Chief Rodney McGilvary Says Goodbye

After 40 years of service to Biloxi, Assistant Police Chief Rodney McGilvary is turning in his badge. Tonight at the Biloxi Civic Center, Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich, Police Chief John Miller, countless law enforcement officers, city employees and citizens came…

Bobby Eleuterius Retires

A D’iberville great officially announced his retirement tonight. Tears were shed and many paid their respects to City Manager and long time Harrison County Board of Supervisor Bobby Eleuterius. Eleuterius stepped down as city manager for D’iberville after serving as…