IBEW Local Union 1211

PO Box 541
Gulfport, MS 39502, USA

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Gulfport, MS

'Fearless 74' leaves a proud legacy at Gulfport Seabee base

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:47:58 -0700

The battalion known as "Fearless 74" will be decommissioned at the Gulfport Seabee base on Friday morning. NMCB 74 is being dissolved as part of a larger naval reduction and restructuring. The battalion has a storied history and has left its mark all over the world. The men and women of NMCB 74 have been on wartime deployments, done humanitarian missions and disaster recovery work.

15 letters ask judge for leniency in sentencing Scott Walker

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:33:08 -0700

More than a dozen letters written to U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett asked for leniency when sentencing Scott Walker on fraud and conspiracy charges this week. They were written by relatives, and people who have done business, political, and charitable work with Walker. One letter that stood out came from former Gulfport mayor Brent Warr.

Red Cross honors Pine Belt military members

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:43:06 -0700

The American Red Cross South Mississippi Chapter is hosting its second annual Stars and Stripes: Salute to the Military event on Thursday, July 24 from 6-10 p.m. at the University of Southern Mississippi Thad Cochran Center Ballroom located at 118 College Drive in Hattiesburg.

O'Neal Road paving project to begin Monday

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:18:18 -0700

According to Gulfport officials, the much delayed paving of O'Neal Road will begin on Monday, July 28. The road work is expected to last through Friday, August 1.

Staple Camper at Abbie Rogers Civitan Camp

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:13:09 -0700

This week marks the second week of Abbie Rogers Civitan Camp for people with significant disabilities in South Forrest County. Campers attending this session range from the ages of twenty-two to sixty five.

Details about Thompson's death emerge at press conference

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:45:41 -0700

On Wednesday, a big break everyone's been waiting for Gulfport police reveal the name of the man accused of the murder of Janaya Thompson.

Lucedale shooting suspect surrenders to police

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:43:18 -0700

A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Lucedale Tuesday night turned himself in to police Wednesday morning. The shooting happened Tuesday night at 10:21 on Kennedy Street.

Teacher's aide arrested in blind student abuse case

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:42:13 -0700

A Mid-South teacher's aide turned herself into the authorities after a WMC Action News 5 investigation into allegations she beat a blind student.

Community reacts to Janaya Thompson murder arrest

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:03:12 -0700

Since the Gulfport Police Department arrested and charged Alberto Julio Garcia with capital murder in the death of Janaya Thompson, community members say they will sleep easier.

Victim of Jackson gang rape sends warning to metro area women

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:18:38 -0700

The victim, whose identity we are protecting, said, "He put the gun to my head and told me to take my clothes off.  And that's when I couldn't do nothing. I was just standing there crying. And the other dude came from behind the truck. He put one in my side. And they bent me over in my front seat and they started raping me over and over again."

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