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Gautier high school brothers open bustling seafood business  WLOX

Drake and Chase Killingsworth opened Killer Crab & Seafood on May 2. Since day one, they say business has been booming.

Baton Rouge developers may not get to build what they want in Gautier  WLOX

It's back to the drawing board for Southern Lifestyle Development after commissioners Thursday night voted down a request to rezone two parcels of land off Old ...

Gautier High School Principal says student allegedly made threatening statement  WLOX

Thursday night, Gautier High School Principal Al Sparkman sent a phone message to parents of Gautier High School about a reportedly threatening statement ...

Teacher pay raise bill making headway in Jackson  WLOX

A pay raise for state teachers is in the hands of the Mississippi House as of Thursday. A bill granting a $1000 pay raise has passed the Senate.

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Chris Chandler  WLOX

He's a state champion power lifter and a leader on the gridiron. Gautier High School senior Chris Chandler is this week's Scholar Athlete of the Week.

Navy’s ‘Forged By The Sea’ tour serves up STEM-related fun for high school students  WLOX

Virtual reality exercises, physical fitness challenges, and a dynamic selfie booth are just some of what the United States Navy's Forged by the Sea informational ...

Gautier High students pay rousing tribute to veterans  WLOX

For almost two decades, the students at Gautier high School have pulled out all the stops to honor the military men and women who have served our country.

Gautier High School celebrates its first graduates  WLOX

Gautier High School first graduating class reunited to celebrate a unique unveiling Friday.

Dozens hit the court in memorial basketball tournament  WLOX

Dozens of basketball players hit the court to celebrate the life of a man gone too soon. For the seventh year, the family of Jeremiah Blackwell held a memorial ...

High School Football Recap: Week 6  WDAM

Hattiesburg, Sumrall stay unbeaten in high school football; West Jones, Stringer pick up one-sided wins.

Gautier High student surprises school with 'promposal'  WLOX

Gautier High School student Parker Peterson, 16, knew he wanted to go to the prom this year with his best friend 17-year old Gabrielle Humber, and he knew he ...

Celebration of life to honor Johnny and Teresa Nelson  WLOX

It was a packed house Saturday at Hickory Hills Country Club in Gautier to celebrate Johnny and Teresa Nelson. The couple died tragically in a trailer fire at their ...

Gautier High students get safety shock with mock accident  WLOX

Friday, Gautier High School and city first responders pulled out all the bells, whistles, and sirens to create a mock accident for the students. Just a week before ...

Prep Roundup: Gulf Coast All-Star Soccer & Gulfport’s District Matchup  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - As an encore to soccer season coming to a close on the coast, the 2nd annual Gulf Coast All-Star Soccer game took place at Gautier High ...

Gautier hires former Coast head coach to take over football program  The Sun Herald

Gautier High School has found its replacement for Chris Peterson to take over football program.

Head coach Chris Peterson steps down at Gautier High School  WLOX

Gautier High School has begun a search for a new head football coach following the resignation of Chris Peterson.

Highest paying school district in Mississippi looking for teachers  WLOX

Dozens of education jobs are up for grabs in the best paying district in the state.

Experience wins judge race in Jackson, George, Greene counties. Plus, a school board shake-up.  Sun Herald

Attorney Tanya Hasbrouck wins the runoff for the Mississippi Chancery Court judge seat over Ashlee Trehern in Jackson, George and Greene counties on the ...

Friday’s Gautier-Pascagoula football game changing sites  The Sun Herald

The installation of new artificial turf at Pascagoula's War Memorial Stadium forced the decision to change sites for the Gautier-Pascagoula football game.

Pascagoula IHOP closes, no notice given to employees  WLOX

Dozens of Pascagoula IHOP employees were left jobless Monday after the restaurant closed its door without notice.

Ocean Springs football star has seen his recruiting stock take a big jump  Sun Herald

Ocean Springs senior running back Micah Kelly recently received his first two FBS scholarship offers and a Big Ten school is also showing interest. He ran for 16 ...

Coast superintendent has a message for culprits after 2 threats reported on same day  The Sun Herald

A Coast superintendent thinks social media is likely to blame for two threats reported to separate schools in his district on Monday, and he'll “chase every lead” ...

Construction begins at Greyhound Stadium  WLOX

A $3.8 million facelift is in progress at Greyhound Stadium in Ocean SpringsThe foundation is being put in place for the next generation of Greyhound fans and ...

Pearl River announces 2019 signing class

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River announced the addition of 34 new Wildcats on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day 2019. The large class checks a lot of ...

7 months after resignation, Chris Peterson reinstated as Gautier football coach  The Sun Herald

Seven months after the Pascagoula-Gautier School District announced his resignation, Chris Peterson is again the head football coach at Gautier High School.

Chris Peterson steps down as Gautier football coach

Chris PetersonFile photo GAUTIER, Mississippi -- Chris Peterson has tendered his resignation as Gautier High School's head football coach after six season, ...

Auto insurance rates to decrease for State Farm customers in Mississippi  WLOX

MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Motorists who have auto insurance with State Farm can expect to save a little money on their insurance in the coming months. Mississippi ...

One minute they were talking, the next minute a Gautier teen was dead  The Sun Herald

Johnathan Hoover, a 2015 graduate of Gautier High School, was shot and killed in Florida with a gun that had been stolen. Police arrested a 22-year-old in ...

Decadent dairy delights coming to D’Iberville as The Yard announces fourth location  WLOX

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - Kelis might have had her milkshake bringing boys to her yard back in 2003, but The Yard Milkshake Bar has announced they are ...

Wood pellet facilities expected to bring jobs, economic growth to Jackson and George counties  WLOX

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two new wood pellet facilities in South Mississippi are expected to bring hundreds of jobs and economic growth to Jackson ...

Pascagoula running back shatters school rushing record  The Sun Herald

Pascagoula running back Dalvin Abney (7) celebrates with lineman Jaeden Ridgeway (52) after scoring a touchdown against Gautier during the first half, Friday, ...

Gautier girls power way to Region 4-5A-6A championship  The Sun Herald

St. Martin MS High School baseball swept Biloxi in Class 6A South State behind an impressive performance by UAB signee Leo Harris. The Yellow Jackets are ...

Taylor's 10 PM Saturday First Alert Forecast  WLOX

The fog will stay for another night. A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM Sunday morning. Showers and storms are possible late Sunday night into ...

Former high school assistant principal charged with kidnapping  WLOX

A former Gautier High School assistant principal is accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and beating a woman, according to authorities with the Biloxi ...

Taylor's Sunday GMM First Alert Forecast  WLOX

Showers and storms, a few strong, possible by Monday morning.

Silver Slipper Casino plans major expansion  WLOX

Wheels are in motion for a much-needed upgrade and expansion to the Silver Slipper Casino in Bay St. Louis.

Gulfport airport announces new direct flights to Texas, Florida  WLOX

Beginning this summer, travelers will be able to fly directly to Texas and Florida from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport.

Last day of the Dixie National Rodeo featured bulls, cowboys and talent  WLOX

The end of the rodeo means we'll have to wait a whole year until we see the bulls, the cowboys, and the talent on the stage again.

Bay St. Louis moves forward with restaurant tax proposal  WLOX

Bay St. Louis city leaders are moving forward with a proposal that would place a two percent tax on dollars spent at bars and restaurants.

New ordinance allows for more shooting ranges in Gulfport  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The Gulfport planning commission approved a change Thursday night to city ordinances that would allow for gun ranges in two ...

‘We don’t have a choice anymore’: Josette’s owner says Internet to blame for store closing  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - An iconic Gulf Coast costume business is in the process of shutting its doors after decades of *service* to people in South Mississippi.

Class of 2018 High School Graduation Dates  WXXV News 25

Here are the dates and times for high school graduations across the Coast: May 21: St. Martin High School 6-9 p.m. Coast Coliseum. - Advertisement -. May 22: ...

People share views on potential federal minimum wage increase  WLOX

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - Target announced Thursday that it will raise its minimum wage for hourly workers as the demand for higher pay increases around ...

Opening of Biloxi trampoline park delayed but hopefully not for long  WLOX

The opening date of the new Sky Zone trampoline park in Biloxi is being pushed back at least until July.

Online petition proposes Biloxi Barq’s Museum  WLOX

An online petition is gaining traction to create a Barq's Museum in Biloxi.

Gautier assistant principal arrested, accused of beating and choking girlfriend  Mississippi Press

George Lee Parks III, 39, of Brister Place in Biloxi, was arrested Friday at 12:20 p.m. and charged with aggravated domestic assault.

JPS students give injured Coast student a hand in cross country race  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A photo of a Jackson Public Schools student helping an injured competitor during a race is inspiring people as it is shared on social media.

Want to act in a movie? Casting call for film about a rock band set at Coast brewery  Sun Herald

A casting call in Ocean Springs will select people for small speaking parts and appearances in “The Songs You'll Never Hear,” a sequel to the 2005 movie ...

Dad sues Pascagoula School District over seized cell phone  WLOX

A judge on Tuesday dismissed a Gautier man's case against the Pascagoula School District over his son's seized cell phone. Mark Miller's son attends Gautier ...

Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...

Dean Mosher sculpture part of Gautier's rebirth as 'Nature's Playground'

Fairhope artist Dean Mosher has created a 42-foot-high sculpture for the city of Gautier, Mississippi, which is re-inventing itself as "Nature's Playground.

New renderings of Carnival Cruise Line's 'Mardi Gras' ship released  WLOX

Carnival Cruise Line released its first renderings of a new, lavish cruise ship to get folks in the Mardi Gras mood.

C-USA Bowl Projections: Strong finish puts Southern Miss in the mix  Sun Herald

Here are bowl projections for Conference USA headed into Saturday's title game between Middle Tennessee and UAB. North Texas, Marshall, Southern Miss ...

Biloxi man and woman arrested for armed robbery  WLOX

Biloxi police arrested 27-year-old Austin Jade Crispin and 31-year-old Megan Ann Bonderer of Biloxi for Armed Robbery.

Domino's Pizza Theater cooks up a grand opening in Biloxi  WLOX

The new Domino's Pizza Theater comes complete with an expanded lobby, more room to maneuver and triple ovens.

Late Pascagoula football father-son duo's love for each other was unquestioned  WLOX

When only half of the Pascagoula Panthers home crowd cheered following their team's touchdown in the third quarter Friday night, Donnis Harrison's happiness ...

Since Florida shooting, number of school threats explode in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

There have been more than a dozen school threats in Mississippi in the days since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida ...

Students Earn Awards at Mississippi History Day Competition held at USM Hattiesburg Campus  Southern Miss Now

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and its School of Humanities welcomed nearly 120 middle and high school students from across Mississippi March ...

Shakeup for some South Mississippi schools in test rankings  The Sun Herald

The Mississippi Department of Education's accountability results highlight South Mississippi's education excellence in the state, with few exceptions.

Ocean Springs Coca-Cola workers go on strike amid new contract talks with new company  WLOX

Some workers at the Jackson County Coca-Cola bottling company went on strike Thursday morning. Strikers say they felt compelled to do so by what they call ...

Coast flower shops and candy makers are busy as Valentine’s Day approaches  WLOX

Valentine's Day is Thursday and according to the National Retail Federation, spending on gifts is expected to top $20 billion this year. At the top of the list of gifts ...

Gautier sweeps region powerlifting titles  Mississippi Press

View full size Gautier High School's girls powerlifting team won the region championship Feb. 16 at Harrison Central. Team members are (front row, from left): ...

Moss Point police: 16-year-old identified in food mart armed robbery will be charged as an adult  WLOX

Police in Moss Point have arrested a suspect in an early morning armed robbery case, and they say the young man is a juvenile.

Tourism summit introduces leaders to new way of promotion  WLOX

Tourism is doing well, but Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast CEO Milton Segerra isn't satisfied.

Ocean Springs business owners get ready for Peter Anderson Festival  WLOX

This weekend, one of the largest arts festival in the southeast begins in Ocean Springs: the Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival. As many as 150000 people ...

New businesses eager to call Edgewater Mall area home  WLOX

The new Brick & Spoon restaurant now under construction in west Biloxi is part of a flurry of business activity near Edgewater Mall. Officials hope the economic ...

Lampert's hedge fund makes last-minute bid to save Sears  WLOX

Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert's hedge fund says it submitted a last-minute bid valued at $4.4 billion to keep the struggling retailer from being liquidated.

Students bring guns to Coast schools, but it’s not always reported. Here are the recent incidents.  The Sun Herald

An eighth grader at Hancock Middle School brought an inoperable .22-caliber handgun to school on Jan. 4, just weeks before the mass school shooting in ...

Here’s how law enforcement officers and schools are keeping Coast students safe  The Sun Herald

Deputies, police and private security officers showed up at some Mississippi Coast schools Friday as a precaution in response to reported threats of violence.

Offensive outburst lifts Tigers past Picayune, 49-35  WDAM

The Tigers remain undefeated this season with a 49-35 victory over the Maroon Tide.

NBC Awards Grants to 50 High School Theatre Departments Ahead of Rise Premiere

The network's R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America grant program provides funds for production expenses, master classes, and ...

Hattiesburg dominates Oak Grove on scoreboard, 51-19  WDAM

Drexlan Allen had a big night as the Tigers roll past the Warriors 51-19.

C-USA Bowl Projections: Can the conference find bids for eight teams?  Sun Herald

Here are bowl projections with one week left for Conference USA football. Southern Miss and FAU need one win to reach bowl eligibility. Marshall, FIU, La. Tech ...

How to make the most of the child tax credit this year  WLOX

Here's how changes to the child tax credit for 2018 can work to your advantage.

Moss Point grandmother transferred from ICU after pit bull attack  WLOX

A Moss Point grandmother is in intensive care after being mauled by a pit bull Tuesday night. If it hadn't been for the quick actions of a police officer, the situation ...

South Dakota School Makes List of NBC's RISE America Grant Winners  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A school in White, SD has been awarded a $10000 grant through NBC's R.I.S.E. Grant program inspired by the network's upcoming drama.

Gautier football star Paul Gainer talks about his Tulane visit  The Sun Herald

Gautier offensive lineman Paul Gainer visited the Tulane campus this past weekend. He has visits still planned for Southern Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette.

Commuter chaos in Germany due to rail strike over pay  WLOX

A short-term strike by train workers Monday led to commuter chaos in Germany, with hundreds of delays and cancellations.

Italy faces higher borrowing costs, sanctions on budget  WLOX

Italy's borrowing costs have soared after the populist government resubmitted its draft budget without the sort of significant changes sought by the European ...

US employers post record number of open jobs in August  WLOX

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, *fresh* evidence that companies are ...

The Latest: Low rates expected to support European economy  WLOX

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says strong domestic demand and low interest rates are supporting the economy in Europe despite a recent ...

Gautier’s Paul Gainer chooses Southern Miss  The Sun Herald

Gautier offensive lineman Paul Gainer kept fans and coaches in suspense as he waited late to announce his commitment.

EDUCATION NOTEBOOK (April 11)  The Sun Herald

Pascagoula High School senior Joseph Hasbrouck has been selected to represent Mississippi at the 54th annual U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

China to overtake France as top travel destination by 2030  WLOX

China is set to overtake France as the world's number one tourist destination by 2030, industry experts say.

Hungary*s president signs into law disputed new labor rules  WLOX

Hungary*s president says he has signed into law disputed amendments to labor rules which greatly increase overtime hours employers can request from ...

US average mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.86 percent  WLOX

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in financial markets as interest rates rise. Home borrowing rates remain at ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING for May (Updated MAY 5) | Biloxi Sun Herald  The Sun Herald

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Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India  WLOX

NEW DELHI (AP) — Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement ...

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy  WLOX

Asian stock markets lower after China cuts bank reserve requirement.

Munich: This year's Oktoberfest was a roaring success  WLOX

More than 6 million visitors, 7.5 million liters of beer, 124 rotisserie oxen and Bill Clinton wearing lederhosen; another Oktoberfest in Munich has come and gone.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority presents 18 young ladies at 15th Annual Debutante Cotillion  The Sun Herald

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will host its 15th annual debutante cotillion at the Coast Coliseum and Convention Center on Saturday when 18 young ladies will be ...

Wall Street set for solid open after US midterm results  WLOX

Wall Street is set to open higher after the U.S. midterm results showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and Republicans keeping ...

Ford recalls nearly 1.5M Focuses because engines can stall  WLOX

Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million Focus compact cars in North America because a fuel system problem can cause the engines to stall without warning.

LIST: Storm shelters open, residents urged to evacuate  WLOX

Storm shelters on the coast are preparing to open as emergency management officials plan for the potential impact of Nate.

Chinese president kicks off 4-country global tour in Spain  WLOX

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Spain for the first leg of an international tour that is being clouded by souring trade clashes with the United States, ...

Markets Right Now: US stocks slump on day of wide swings  WLOX

US stocks slump again, two-day decline is biggest since February.

Aircraft maker Airbus names Guillaume Faury as new CEO  WLOX

FILE - This Friday, March 3, 2017 file picture shows CEO Airbus Helicopters Guillaume Faury while visiting the Airbus Helicopters company plant in Marignane ...

Rising scruples in European countries over Saudi arms sales  WLOX

The killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi has prompted soul-searching in European countries about their sale of arms to Saudi Arabia, long one of the biggest ...

Mexico's president elect reaches out to business elite  WLOX

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has formed a business advisory council including some of the country's biggest names, especially in ...

Pascagoula Negro-Carver High School to host Black History Month program  Mississippi Press

PASCAGOULA. Mississippi -- The history of the Pascagoula Negro-Carver High School will be combined with an overview of school life today during a "Looking ...

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