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State Farm must pay over $3 million in Katrina-related case, Mississippi website reports
State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. must pay $750,000 in damages, plus $2.9 million in attorney's fees and expenses, for defrauding the U.S. government on a Hurricane Katrina homeowner's insurance claim, a federal judge in Mississippi has determined, according to the Biloxi-Gulfport Sun Herald.
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New speckled trout rules will affect commercial fishermen
The most frequently caught fish in the Gulf will soon be off limits to part-time fishermen who sell their catches for extra cash, but that's good news for full-timers.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Courtesy Audray TAYLORMusicians perform at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Gulfport.
Many people may remember the vocalists and choirs who performed at The Gathering, a night of massive-scale fellowship, at Milner Stadium in October.
Katrina put South Mississippi on volunteer...
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Dahlia Griffin, a student from Suffolk University in Boston, paints the walls of a home being renovated in Gulfport while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity's national alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge, on Friday, March 14, 2014.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Sessions focus on new code training
Mississippi Development Authority is partnering with the ASHRAE Mississippi Chapter to offer two training classes for codes officials, architects, engineers, contractors and other interested parties to help make the transition to the new mandatory energy code standard the state Legislature passed last year for commercial and state-owned buildings.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Three murders yield four indictments
Derick Boone, 23, of Laurel; Steven Wilbanks, 22, of Burnsville, N.C.; and Joseph Lyons, 20, of Houston, Texas, face charges of capital murder and grand larceny in the shooting death of Zacharias McClendon on Dec. 17, 2013.
311 revealed as a headliner of the Gulfport Music Festival in May
The band will return to the area for the Gulfport Music Festival in May. (Kathleen Flynn / NOLA.com If you didn't get enough 311 during Tuesday night's five-hour, 66-song 311 Day concert at the Smoothie King Center, you can serve yourself another helping later this spring.
Man set for deer-smuggling trial in Gulfport planned to attend World Cup
A man set for trial on deer smuggling charges wants a federal judge to allow him to leave the United States with his family to attend World Cup matches in Rio de Janerio.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
2 chambers of commerce on Coast report merger
Two Gulf Coast chambers of commerce have merged, culminating a yearlong effort that combines the boards of both groups.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sadako Lewis' 'Honninmyo' shares path to enlightenment through art making
When Long Beach artist Sadako Lewis stands before a canvas, she said she takes inspiration from Buddhist scripture by drawing on the artistic experiences of her past but also challenges herself to experiment with something new.
Fox News Reports Copyright "Attack on Christians" - ...
Fox news recently reported on a dispute between Gulfport, Mississippi resident Kelly Taylor and her local Walgreens pharmacy.
State sees share of drug
An underworld that traffics meth has found its way to South Mississippi, with Mexican drug cartels sending small groups to handle the delivery of meth in its most potent form.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Biloxi woman gets prison, owes $40K to feds
GULFPORT, Miss. -- A Biloxi woman was been ordered to spend more than three years in prison and repay more than $40,000 for disability benefits she received for a child who did not live with her.
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Man admits trading Gulfport nightclub for 12 kilos of cocaine
Victor Darnell Williams has pleaded guilty to a drug distribution charge involving his agreement to trade a Gulfport nightclub for 12 kilos of cocaine.
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A Biloxi woman was been ordered to spend more than three years in prison and repay more than $40,000 for disability benefits she received for a child who did not live with her.
See green next weekend at St. Patrick's parades
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDThe 2014 grand marshal of the Waveland St. Patrick's parade is Scott Blackwell, and the colleen is Adrianna Hoda.
A native of South Mississippi, Twedt joined Neel-Schaffer in 2010 as area manager and works out of the Biloxi office, coordinating work among the Neel-Schaffer offices in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Laurel and Pascagoula.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Renter's insurance needed to cover personal items
When the smoke cleared at Arbor View Apartments in D'Iberville on Wednesday morning, Ashley Guerrero realized none of her belongings could be salvaged from her apartment that was destroyed in the Tuesday night fire.
From diner to doorstep: Delivery Guru delivers it all in Gulfport
With years of experience and a new business under his belt, a Biloxi man isn't just a delivery driver -- he's the Delivery Guru.