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School-clothes sales tax holiday starts Friday
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDCandice and Carl Williams of Ocean Springs shop at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Diversity of Mississippi featured in #HappyMS video
Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions, LLC out of Jackson produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."
The Mississippi Press
Honor Flight Act, co-authored by Rep. Steven Palazzo, passes in House
U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi, helped author the Honor Flight Act and it passed the U.S. House, helping streamline TSA practices for veterans traveling to Washington.
Transgender Southerners face rampant discrimination, poverty
Members of the Dandelion Project gather to discuss LGBT issues in Laurel, Miss., on July 9. LAUREL, Miss.
Insurance Journal West
Court Rules Mississippi Casino Not Liable for Death of Drunk Patron
A federal appeals court has declined to allow the family of Bryan Lee Glenn to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit that alleges a Biloxi, Mississippi, casino kept serving drinks to the man while he was drunk.
Biloxi stadium construction could start in a week
City Council President Kenny Glavan said Tuesday it's time for Biloxi to be bold, and by a 5-2 vote the council Tuesday hired W.G. Yates & Sons to build a minor league baseball stadium.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Around South Mississippi
Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will dedicate the new home of Ednearl "Sally" Epps today from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 4518 Tram Street, Moss Point.
Hiring Our Heroes job fair coming to Biloxi
The Hiring Our Heroes job fair will head to Biloxi on Aug. 5 with more than 30 employers expected to be on hand.
June is a big winner for Coast casinos
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD The new hotel tower at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi is one of the amenities casino experts say will drive more business in Biloxi.
El Paso Times
Suspect nicknamed 'El Obama' among four arrests after body found on Juarez soccer field
Four men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a man found on a Juarez soccer field on Friday, the Chihuahua state attorney general's office said Monday.
Family loses appeal of Miss. casino suit
Glenn, 30, collapsed in his hotel room at the IP Casino resort the night of Aug. 6, 2009, and died the next day of alcohol poisoning combined with prescription medications, court records show.
Sales tax report: People spend less on Coast in June
Sales tax revenue is expected to be down in Gautier, where much of the Singing River Mall is being demolished, yet Gulfport, Long Beach and Moss Point also had a dip in sales in June.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Biloxi artist, storyteller, Bill Johnson, left a lasting impression
Well-known Biloxi artist and storyteller Bill Johnson died last week at the age of 93, and for those who knew him, his stories and artwork will never be forgotten.
Silver City Sun-News
Israel violence moves production of FX's 'Tyrant'
Production of FX's series "Tyrant" recently relocated from Tel Aviv to Istanbul, showrunner Howard Gordon told a TV Critics' panel Monday.
Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show
This Aug. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Nugent performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore.
Biloxi Police: Fleeing man runs into police academy
A man who fled from a traffic stop on U.S. 90 unknowingly ran into a building where police academy training was in session.
Margaritaville Casino to close
Employees were sent WARN notices, required under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, telling them of the impending closing Monday morning.
Margaritaville Biloxi to close by September
By September 19, the doors of Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi will be closed. That's according to a letter from Margaritaville President Doug Shipley to casino and restaurant employees.
Tuesday could be time to 'play ball' for Biloxi
The Sun Herald reports the city council is expected vote Tuesday whether to award construction of the minor league ballpark to W.G. Yates & Sons.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
A couple of developments made news this week in Biloxi. Harrison County Supervisors granted tax breaks to several restaurant projects in Biloxi.