IBEW Local Union 1211

PO Box 541
Gulfport, MS 39502, USA

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Gulfport, MS

National marathon security summit wraps up in Hattiesburg

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:34:10 -0800

 A national conference on improving safety and security at long distance running events has concluded in Hattiesburg. 

Lamar County Board of Supervisors decides not to help City of Lumberton

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:19:01 -0800

The city of Lumberton's financial ship is sinking quickly with no relief in sight. The mayor of Lumberton, Ben Winston, appeared before the Lamar County Board of Supervisors to ask for help. Specifically, he wants aid from the Lamar county sheriff's department. Mayor Winston believes shifting some deputies from the county to cover the city of Lumberton would allow the city to cut its Police ...

Gulfport NAACP president accuses port commission of 'extortion'

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:26:07 -0800

The president of the Gulfport NAACP had some very harsh words today for the Port of Gulfport Commission. During the public comments, Ruth Story read a letter she addressed to the port commission. She said the commission was using "extortion" in denying her group's request for a charitable donation for the purchase of an ad in an NAACP publication.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Hwy. 49 has died

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:36:02 -0800

Officials with the Gulfport Police Department tell us the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while crossing Highway 49 near Airport Road Wednesday evening has died.

#JusticeForJessica: Family members try to keep Jessica Chambers' case top of mind

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:35:41 -0800

Ten days after her half-sister was burned alive, Amanda Prince still cannot bring herself to go by the rural road near Courtland, MS where it happened.

Police: MDOC trustees found with contraband in Gautier

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:33:41 -0800

Three Mississippi Department of Corrections Community Work Center offenders could be facing disciplinary action after they were reportedly found with contraband while on the job in Gautier on Tuesday.

Vigil held in Lucedale for fallen officer

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:10:03 -0800

The Lucedale community gathered Wednesday night to remember fallen officer, John Street. The candlelight vigil was held at Edge Ministries, where he was the youth pastor. In downtown Lucedale, the holiday lights on Main Street were overshadowed by police lights, Wednesday night. Squad cars lined the street in front of Edge Ministries.

Coast moviegoers react to pulling 'The Interview' amid threats

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:25:03 -0800

The film 'The Interview' starring Seth Rogan and James Franco has raised a bit of controversy because of its story line where the comedic duo are hired to assassinate the leader of North Korea. Although this is a fictional production, Sony Pictures executives say their decision to cancel the movie release is to ensure the safety and comfort of their patrons.

Cleanup crews responding to diesel spill on Hwy. 49

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:10:17 -0800

We have just received word that safety crews in Gulfport are responding to an 18-wheeler leaking diesel fuel on Highway 49 just north of Dedeaux Road.

Laurel bell ringer bringing in big bucks

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:04:00 -0800

A Laurel Salvation Army bell ringer has raised nearly $10,000 in just three weeks.

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