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Gulfport, MS 39502, USA

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Harrison Central High School to honor fallen graduates

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:17:40 -0700

This week, the Harrison County School Board voted to place a plaque at the entrance of Harrison Central High School. It will honor three of the school's graduates who were killed while serving in Iraq.

IMMS releases eight more Kemp's Ridley turtles

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:31:22 -0700

Eight more endangered Kemp's Ridley turtles are back in their natural habitat. The U.S. Coast Guard assisted the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in releasing the sea turtles late Friday morning near Ship Island. The turtles are among some 300 which have been rehabilitated this year at the IMMS.

Sheriff: Human trafficking suspect captured with the help of K9 units

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:05 -0700

A Gulfport man is behind bars, charged with human trafficking. That is according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara.

St. Martin hosts Ocean Springs in the WLOX Game of the Week

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:13:35 -0700

Not a lot of coaches would consider a 24-23 overtime loss as being whipped, but that actually could be an accurate description of the Ocean Springs Greyhounds' defeat at the hands of the Harrison Central Red Rebels last week.

Kemp's Ridley turtles released near Ship Island

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:38:03 -0700

Eight Kemp's Ridley turtles were returned to the wild Friday morning. A team from the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to set the animals free near Ship Island. The Coast Guard has assisted with several such releases this year.

Executive director bids farewell to HSSM after making giant strides

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:46:18 -0700

The dozens of adorable faces housed at the Humane Society of South Mississippi are looking for a forever home. A decade ago, the outlook was not so bright, but today the animals have a better chance than ever to find a loving family.

Mayor: Long Beach is on the move

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:16:35 -0700

Long Beach is a city on the move. That's the message from Mayor Billy Skellie, who gave his annual State of the City address Thursday morning at a Chamber sponsored breakfast.

Gulf Coast Resident Comes Out of Retirement to Help with the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:10:49 -0700

80 year old Andy Vitali from Andy’s Iron works in Long Beach, Mississippi, retired as a true craftsman in the ironworks business. In hopes of helping raise one million dollars for the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Andy came out of retirement to work on a special project for the 2015 Dream Home. [PR.com]

Burt Reynolds walks the red carpet in South Mississippi

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:01:03 -0700

Legendary actor Burt Reynolds walked the red carpet, right here in South Mississippi, Wednesday. He's in town for the Sun and Sand Film Festival, where his movie, Category 5, premiered. An excited crowd filled the lobby of the Island View Casino in Gulfport, hoping to snag a picture of Smokey and the Bandit star.

HSSM executive director leaves organization

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:53:46 -0700

Tara High is saying goodbye after spending nearly a decade helping homeless pets by improving their care and adoption rates in South Mississippi.

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