IBEW Local Union 1211

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Gulfport, MS 39502, USA

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Couponer plans Thanksgiving on a budget

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:05:39 -0800

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, if you haven't already, you'll be one of many shoppers heading to the store to pick up your Thanksgiving groceries. Before you walk down an aisle and start filling your cart, we caught up with a local couponer to find out how you can maximize your savings at the register, not only for Thanksgiving, but also anytime you shop for food.

Gulfport-Biloxi airport busy reconstructing runway touchdown zones

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:05:32 -0800

A portion of the airfield at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport looks like a construction zone. The work is part of an ongoing improvement project to upgrade a portion of the runway.

Christmas comes early for multiple sclerosis patient

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:06:14 -0800

Thousands of Mississippians live with Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that leaves many of them unable to walk. Thursday, an Ocean Springs woman was the recipient of help from volunteers with the Gulf Coast MS Society and Mississippi Power Company. It's called the day of service. Ironically, one of the volunteers also suffers from MS.

$13M improvement project hits its stride at Gulfport-Biloxi airport

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:31:58 -0800

If you've driven past Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport lately, you may have seen what looks to be a construction zone at the northern end of the airfield.

Volunteers team up to help out multiple sclerosis patient

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:31:38 -0800

It's called a day of service, and that's exactly what happened this morning at a home in Ocean Springs. Volunteers from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of the Gulf Coast and Mississippi Power Company teamed up to work on a home belonging to Joyce Strait.

'Follow Your Joy' to New Orleans for Christmas New Orleans Style

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:31 -0800

NOTMC launches its 30th annual Christmas New Orleans Style campaign to national, regional, and internet audiences to encourage visits during the month-long holiday celebration. Events persuade visitors to 'Follow Your Joy' to four new experiences in 2014. (PRWeb November 20, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12338281.htm

This year marks 25th anniversary for Feed the Needy program

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:50:52 -0800

Each year the Feed the Needy Program delivers a Thanksgiving meal to more than 2,000 people in Harrison County. That's due to organizers and roughly 300 volunteers. This year marks a major milestone for the program, which is now in its 25th year. We caught up with an organizer to learn more about the program's purpose.

HIV advocates: Some MS patients forgoing treatment for lack of transportation

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:52:36 -0800

Health advocates say they're seeing more people diagnosed as HIV positive having to forgo treatment because they can't afford a ride to the doctor. On Wednesday, some South Mississippi community members gathered in Gulfport to talk about how to stop the spread of HIV and about the plight of those in our community already living with the virus.

U.S. naturalization ceremony held at Gulfport Federal Courthouse

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:50:43 -0800

For people born in America, the Fourth of July is a special time. Now, more than a dozen people in South Mississippi have even more reason to celebrate our country's day of independence next year.

South MS man to serve 10 years for exposing 2 people to HIV

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:42:55 -0800

A South Mississippi man will spend the next 10 years in prison followed by five years of probation for exposing two people to the HIV virus.

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