IBEW Local Union 1211PO Box 541
Gulfport, MS 39502, USA
Local News for IBEW Local Union 1211
In looking for ideas on how to attract more tourists, Gulfport is asking those on the outside looking in what they'd like to see the city offer visitors. On Tuesday, dozens of community development experts from across Mississippi took a ride around the city. Gulfport leaders are hoping to get fresh perspectives on what the city is doing well and what it can improve on.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:55:23 -0700
Gulfport city council met Tuesday to begin discussing their 2015 budget. The council was able to hear from all department heads, but council members raised several questions about the police department.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:51:13 -0700
One former mayor called it the "front door" to the City of Gulfport. He was talking about the location of Jones Park. That $35 million development is one of the biggest post-Katrina public improvement projects in South Mississippi. It is becoming quite the popular spot for entertainment, exercise and relaxation. Jones Park is also home to a growing variety of special events and festivals.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:07:00 -0700
More victims have come forward accusing a veteran South Mississippi teacher of molesting them while students at Bayou View Middle School. FBI agents now believe William Richard Pryor molested 11 male students between the ages of 12 and 14. Tuesday, Pryor was in court for nearly two hours as testimony reveled shocking, new details of the alleged sexual crimes.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:49:49 -0700
Head Start programs across the country must meet tougher federal standards in order to receive funding. The Harrison County Head Start Program is taking steps to boost teacher performance. It has hired a company that specializes in training teachers.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:27:57 -0700
Here's this week's prep football rankings by class from the Associated PressTue, 26 Aug 2014 11:32:49 -0700
Gulfport police have arrested Jessie Demond Wilson, 30, of Gulfport on a charge of felony driving under the influence.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:06:21 -0700
Results from the latest and final MCT2 are out and many schools across the state may see a big drop in their test scores. School superintendents are telling parents don't be surprised or disappointed if your child moves from the "advanced" category to "proficient" or even below. That's because what the students were taught last year and what they were tested on were quite different.
Harrison County Library System Adds Nine More Early Literacy Stations™ from AWE to Its Library BranchesTue, 26 Aug 2014 00:17:46 -0700
Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system. (PRWeb August 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/HarrisonCountyMiss/AWEEarlyLiteracyStations/prweb12074439.htmMon, 25 Aug 2014 19:06:11 -0700
USM Gulf Park wants students to make a smooth transition to college and get them more involved in campus life. The campus is hosting a series of events to help students feel welcome. Assignment Education Reporter Trang Pham-Bui attended the first day of Welcome Week.