IBEW Local Union 1211

PO Box 541
Gulfport, MS 39502, USA

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Gulfport, MS

Gulfport repairman accused of embezzlement

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:42:53 -0800

Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said Sam Odaka Lubangakene of Gulfport has been arrested and charged with embezzlement.

Big night for high school soccer with the first round of the state playoffs getting underway

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:35 -0800

The quest to be the best gets down to business.  It's playoff time in the high school soccer ranks and its win and advance, lose and go home.

Candlelight vigil planned to remember Jessica Chambers' birthday

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:34:24 -0800

Jessica Chambers'  friends and family will hold a candlelight vigil on Saturday, Jan. 31 to celebrate what would have been her 20th birthday.

Gulfport shooting victim identified, 1 charged with murder

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:43:16 -0800

A Gulfport man killed in a shooting early Tuesday morning has been identified as Eddie Briggs, 29. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Briggs died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Update: Murder suspect captured after chase in woods

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 03:46:20 -0800

A fight reportedly turns deadly overnight in Gulfport. According to Gulfport Police, 21-year-old Henry Earl Harvey is in custody on a two million dollar bond. He's accused of murder. The 2:41 a.m. shooting happened near building M of the Emerald Pines apartments on 39th Avenue.

Lawmaker pushes to make kindergarten attendance mandatory in MS

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:38:10 -0800

It still surprises many people to learn that kindergarten attendance is not mandatory in Mississippi. On Monday, a state lawmaker from Gulfport announced her latest attempt to require all five-year-olds in the state to be in class. Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes is very passionate about this campaign.

Missing girl found safe in Gulfport

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:57:50 -0800

For about 90 minutes Monday night, a family, a neighborhood, and Gulfport Police were frantically searching for an 8-year-old girl who suddenly disappeared. Dominique Robinson was found safe a short while after police put out a notice to the media about the search.

Oil well explodes in Smith County

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:44:31 -0800

   We don't have many details right now, but we reached out to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and they have heard the same reports.

Memorial fundraiser held in honor of Russell Bangs

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:42:43 -0800

It was an outpouring of love for the homeless at VFW Post 2539 in Gulfport on Sunday. The first annual Russell Bangs Memorial Collection for Campers was held in honor of Bangs, a homeless man found dead in Gulfport on New Year's Day.

300 Seabees return to hugs, kisses and love after 6 month deployment

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:42:48 -0800

After serving our country on foreign soil for half of a year, hundreds of Seabees are now back home in South Mississippi. Their buses arrived early Sunday morning to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport. Patrice Clark was there as the men and women were met with lots of love and excitement.

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