Latest Biloxi, Mississippi Stories
By J.R. Welsh, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 2--WAVELAND -- City residents will be seeing a door-to-door survey taken over the next few days as officials gather information to be used in applications for millions of dollars in federal recovery grants.
By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 2--LONG BEACH -- Gladys McRaney and her husband, Harmon, saw many thousands of people off on their journeys when the couple managed the Continental Trailways Bus Terminal in Gulfport.
By Ryan LaFontaine, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 1--GULFPORT -- Before the federal government gives Gulfport the 92-acre Veterans Affairs site, U.S. Rep. Gene Taylor wants to make sure the gift forever remains public property.
By Ryan LaFontaine, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 1--A good performance by Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr can really shake things up. Warr was in Los Angeles County this week giving a presentation to California officials on how best to respond to a disaster when all hell broke loose.
By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 30--BILOXI -- Taxes in Biloxi will likely remain at the same rate as they have for the past 16 years, but the council is considering raising fees for water, sewer and garbage to offset the costs of providing those services.
By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 30--A Mississippi Coast church that itself has recovered from a 1970s firebombing and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is holding a solidarity candlelight vigil tonight in support of the Knoxville church that lost two members last weekend.
By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 29--BILOXI -- Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said he didn't contradict the Mississippi Gaming Commission's ruling and RW Development doesn't have control of the sand beach to build South Beach Casino.
By Melissa M. Scallan, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 28--GULFPORT -- For years, tourism officials and some educators wanted school to start after Labor Day to help businesses keep their workers longer and let students have an extended summer.
By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 28--BILOXI -- The traditional Air Force blues have taken on a shade of green as Keesler Air Force Base looks out for the environment and our tax money while protecting the nation's freedom.
By Al Jones, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 27--The recent Midwest flood continues to dampen the South Mississippi fishing report, but things are getting better. Toss in Hurricane Dolly making landfall near the Texas/Mexico border, and things should continue to improve through Labor Day.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.