Dec 11, 2013
Around South Mississippi
Oyster reefs that opened Dec. 9 closed Tuesday at 4 p.m., according to a press release by the state Department of Marine Resources.
New shelters to open in George County
The shelters are approximately 3,800 square feet, built to withstand 200 mph winds, have 12-inch concrete walls, self-supportive utilities and can house 139 people during a hurricane.
The Mississippi Press
George County leaders to open 2 emergency shelters in Benndale, Agricola
George County supervisors will celebrate the opening of two new emergency shelters with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Dec. 10, leaders announced today.