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Gulfport, Mississippi is located in Harrison County. Zip codes in Gulfport, MS include 39506, 39502, and 39507. The median home price in Gulfport is $145,000. More Gulfport information.

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3 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Harrison County endorses energy efficiency

You've got a $ 6.8 million project in front of you that pays for itself. That's what an energy savings consultant told Harrison County supervisors Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Seabees making new history at Ocean Springs cemetery

Some Navy Seabees from Gulfport are helping to spruce up the nearly 300-year-old Evergreen Cemetery in Ocean Springs.

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12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Mississippi gay man says Baptist teacher raped him for three years so he'd hate men

A Gulfport, Mississippi man says that he was repeatedly molested by a teacher at the conservative Christian school he attended in the 1990s, beginning when he was 14 years old and ending when he was 17. The Washington Blade reported that Jeff White said his teacher at Bethel Baptist School in Wills, Mississippi justified the abuse by calling it ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Gulfport gets $4 million grant for new harbor fuel dock

The City of Gulfport has received a $4.1 million Katrina grant from the Mississippi Development Authority to fund the construction of a permanent, elevated fuel dock at the small craft harbor.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Port of Gulfport dredging to begin

The ship channel leading to and from the Port of Gulfport is around 33 feet deep, three feet less than its authorized depth of 36 feet, but that's about to change.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

County working on possible storm shelter project

Funding streams for the project, which officials said was begun by former administrator Don Posey before his retirement, could be identified 9 a.m. Tuesday during a FEMA grant update by Broaddus and Associates and JBHM Architects.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Judge dismisses McDaniel lawsuit

A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Grand jury to get case of suspect in girl's death

The case of a south Mississippi man charged with capital murder in the slaying and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl will go before the next Harrison County grand jury.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Former Disney executive shares life lessons with Gulfport students

Gulfport High students got some valuable lessons about leadership and customer service from former Disney executive Lee Cockerell.

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Poynter Online

Today in media history: Reporting the tragic story of Hurricane Katrina

On August 24, 2005, a tropical storm is given the name Katrina. It hits Florida and after growing in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Katrina makes landfall 60 miles southeast of New Orleans on the morning of August 29th.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Firefighters battle multiple fires in Gulfport

Fire has destroyed much of a double wide trailer on South Swan Road in Gulfport.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Two men caught breaking into Ocean Springs home after resident took photos with phone

Two men were caught in the process of breaking into a home on Ocean Springs Road after another resident took photos of the two men and alerted police.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Woman killed in Harrison Co. wreck identified

Officials in Harrison County have identified the woman who was killed in an auto accident on Wolf River Road Thursday afternoon.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Marion County man severely injured in fight

The party was held on a property in Walthal County. Authorities say Jonathon Gibson, 21, of Foxworth was involved in a fight with four or more individuals.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Post-Katrina downtown Gulfport seeing fruits of facade program

According to Bradley, the number of tenants occupying downtown has grown from 20 percent before the storm to around 80 percent now.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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New directional median boundaries on State Route 605 in Gulfport reduce the 18 major conflict points, down to only four.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Three men accused of burglarizing apartment in Gulfport

Three Gulfport men are behind bars after allegedly burglarizing a unit at Lyman Village Apartments on Monday.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Navy commissioning USS Jackson at Gulfport

The USS Jackson was christened in March at the Austal USA Shipyard on Mobile Bay.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Fresh eyes give Gulfport new ideas for improving tourism

In looking for ideas on how to attract more tourists, Gulfport is asking those on the outside looking in what they'd like to see the city offer visitors.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Jones Park in Gulfport becoming one popular place

It has been called the front door to the City of Gulfport. Jones Park is a $35 million development, making it one of the largest post-Katrina public improvement projects.

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