Latest Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area Stories

2008-07-21 08:40:00

By Anita Lee, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 21--Beach vendors said business is unlikely to rebound for another three to five years, not because of high gas prices, but because post-Katrina issues continue to keep tourists away.

2008-07-20 09:00:37

By Doug Barber, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 20--The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has released the schedule of hunter education classes in District Six. All classes are free. Participants are required to attend the entire class and pass a written examination.

2008-07-19 09:00:23

By J.R. Welsh, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 19--HANCOCK COUNTY -- Senior citizens will have a chance to learn more about hurricane preparedness and Alzheimer's disease at a meeting scheduled for Tuesday at the county complex on Longfellow Road.

2008-07-19 09:00:00

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 19--BILOXI -- After the Biloxi Planning Commission voted 7-6 Thursday to deny rezoning of 81 acres in East Biloxi to Waterfront, the commissioners rescinded that vote and will revisit the issue at the Aug. 7 meeting.

2008-07-17 09:00:37

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 17--BILOXI -- Casino revenues tanked in most cities across the country but Biloxi smashed its June record, jumping almost $11 million above June 2007.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Lisa Monti, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 16--GULFPORT -- 27th Avenue Bistro has closed its doors at 1310 27th Ave. downtown.

2008-07-16 09:00:44

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 16--BILOXI -- Rates for city sewer services will likely rise this year because of a $2 million account shortfall.

2008-07-15 09:01:34

By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 15--BILOXI -- The Monday groundbreaking for a permanent building for one of the few remaining post-Katrina clinics let the Mississippi Coast know it is here to stay.

2008-07-15 09:00:00

By Pam Firmin, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 15--The mood of the Coast last September still felt close to Katrina when independent filmmaker Michael Culpepper visited from Seattle.

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Michael Newsom, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 15--State and local officials cut the ribbon on a new water-supply system in Poplarville on Monday -- the first project completed in a $640 million federally funded post-Katrina water and sewer project.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.