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2008-06-25 12:02:33

By Mary Perez, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 25--Commercial construction booms in May Commercial building on the Coast surged in May, with $57 million in new contracts signed in the Gulfport-Biloxi reporting area last month and $55 million in the Pascagoula region.

2008-06-24 09:02:46

By Karen Nelson, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 24--PASCAGOULA -- The Pascagoula River Audubon Center, two years in existence, is growing as the gateway to the largest, free-flowing river in the continental United States.

2008-06-22 12:00:16

By Doug Barber, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 22--David Scarborough and friends were swimming with the fishes early in the week. And having a rousing good time. Scarborough, a Gulfport firefighter, was spear fishing Monday with James Caldwell, Alan Agent and John Self.

2008-06-22 09:00:23

By Jay Hughes, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 22--PASCAGOULA -- Question: How many elementary school students, lying head-to-foot, does it take to equal the length of a 100-foot blue whale? Answer: 20, including 13 5th-graders and seven kids from fourth grade.

2008-06-21 21:00:08

GULFPORT, Miss. _ Some legislators say "quick take" is a dirty phrase. The governing board of a massive post-Katrina water and sewer project wants legal authority to require South Mississippi property owners to turn over rights of way in an effort to speed up the project.

2008-06-21 12:00:11

By Michael Newsom, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 21--GULFPORT -- Some legislators say "quick take" is a dirty phrase.

2008-06-21 09:00:00

By Maria Recio, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun.

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.

2008-06-18 09:00:00

By Donna Harris, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 18--GAUTIER -- Nearly 30 Mississippi Sandhill crane nests were located and monitored during a busy spring at the National Wildlife Refuge devoted to the birds. Fire crews burned 5,460 acres during the spring.

2008-06-17 09:01:11

By Melissa M. Scallan, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jun. 17--Dr. Charles "Catfish" Allen had a reputation from a young age of having a hard head -- hence the nickname -- but he also was known for the special care he gave his patients.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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