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2008-09-05 03:00:12

Sweet Peppers Deli has announced that its franchisees, David and Joyce Cadwallader, plan to open their first location of the company in Gulfport, Mississippi. The new location will be in Arcadian Plaza Shopping Center on Highway 49 and the opening is set towards the end of 2008. Mr Cadwallader has held the position of general manager at the Great Southern Club in Gulfport. Originally from England, the Cadwalladers became permanent US residents approximately eight years ago. The...

2008-07-12 09:00:25

By Tammy Smith, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 12--GULFPORT -- Fans of TLC's "Little People, Big World" are most likely to associate the Roloff family with their 34-acre Roloff Farm outside Portland, Ore. But Friday and today, most of the active family is here helping Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast build four homes for four families in West Gulfport. Matt and Amy Roloff are little people and parents of four children: fraternal twins Zach and Jeremy, daughter...

2008-06-18 09:00:35

By Justin Hooks, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 18--GULFPORT -- Starting today, residents don't need to drive to Jackson County to get a heaping helping of barbecue and blues. The Shed Barbeque and Blues Joint opens its first franchise today in Lyman, one mile west of U.S. 49 on Mississippi 53, on five acres of land previously held by Smiley Tubb's Marine and Repair. Allyson Brewer of Gulfport is the principal franchisee. Brewer is the former accounting manager for the...

2005-08-30 13:21:29

BILOXI, Mississippi (Reuters) - Hundreds may have been killed by Hurricane Katrina in the Mississippi Gulf Coast city of Biloxi after being trapped in their homes when a 30-foot (9 meter) storm surge came ashore, a spokesman for the city said on Tuesday. "It's going to be in the hundreds," Vincent Creel told Reuters. "Camille was 200, and we're looking at a lot more than that," he said, referring to Hurricane Camille, which hit the area in 1969 and destroyed swaths of Mississippi and...

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Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

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