Latest Harrison County, Mississippi Stories
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Planning Commission voted 7-6 Thursday to deny rezoning of 81 acres in East Biloxi to Waterfront, the commissioners rescinded that vote and will revisit the issue at the Aug. 7 meeting.
By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 18--BILOXI -- After 16 years with Harrah's Entertainment, Karen Sock is leaving her position as senior vice president and general manager of Harrah's Grand Biloxi Casino at the end of the month.
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.
By Lisa Monti, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 16--GULFPORT -- 27th Avenue Bistro has closed its doors at 1310 27th Ave. downtown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Linda Lange BILOXI, Miss. - Three simple words: sun, sand, sea. The way to bliss is to wiggle your toes in the sand of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Watch pelicans patrol the shoreline, nap in the sun, read a book from a beach chair planted in the surf.
By Michael Grady, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 13--Certain things you just don't think of together: Waffles and plutonium. Dick Cheney and break dancing. Jackie Collins and Biloxi, Miss. Well, waffles aren't radioactive and Cheney won't bust a move anytime soon.
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