Latest Biloxi, Mississippi Stories
By J.R. Welsh, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 3--GULFPORT -- While modern jets roared low overhead Saturday morning, a Civil War veteran received a proper grave marker in the Mississippi City Cemetery, 86 years after his death.
By Leigh Coleman, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 3--GULFPORT -- Residents of the Gaston Point community said they are reclaiming their neighborhood from the social ills of the area.
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.
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