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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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4 hrs ago | Motorcycle USA

Hayes Presented With One-Off Arai Helmet

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12 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

George Schloegel, Mary Jane Jackson receive MGA Awards

On Sept. 4, George Schloegel and Mary Jane Jackson were honored at a luncheon hosted by the Mississippi Geographic Alliance.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

K9 catches bank robbery suspects after chase

Long Beach Police Chief Wayne McDowell says two 28-year-old Gulfport men accused of holding up a bank have been jailed after being treated for dog bites. He tells the Sun Herald that Austin Hubbard and Javaris Dixon were arrested on one count each of armed robbery and drive-by shooting.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Boardings down at Gulfport-Biloxi airport

The Sun Herald reports Gulfport-Biloxi boarded 12 percent fewer passengers from January to July 2014 than it did in the same time period for 2013. Commercial airports in Jackson and Tupelo also saw decreases in air travelers.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Moss Point man pleads guilty to felony child abuse

A 30-year-old Moss Point man has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in Gulfport and sentenced to 17 years in prison. District Attorney Joel Smith tells The Sun Herald Terry Lee Seaman fractured a five-month-old Long Beach infant's arms and leg while babysitting on July 24, 2012, while the mother was working.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Beau Rivage, Harley Davidson ride to benefit Humane Society on Saturday

Riders will meet and register at Mississippi Coast Harley-Davidson from 9-10 a.m. in the dealership's parking lot located at 941 Cedar Lake Road. Light refreshments will be served and ride credentials will be issued as riders gear up for a scenic ride on Hwy 67 to Hwy.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

William Carey University at Tradition reaches record enrollment

The student population continues to climb at William Carey University at Tradition. The campus' fall enrollment is 981.

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The Mississippi Press

23-year-old Gulfport man arrested for stealing cigarettes from discount tobacco store

Gulfport police arrested 23-year-old Andre Tyreek Thompson of Gulfport after police say he broke into a store and stole several brands of cigarettes. Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said his department received a call Aug. 22 of an alarm activation at 800 Pass Rd. Upon arrival, it was learned that unknown suspect had shattered the door of the Tobacco and Beer Discount Housse and fled with the cigarettes.

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The Mississippi Press

Two Gulfport teens charged with burglarizing Bayou View Middle School

Two Gulfport teenagers have been arrested and charged with the burglary of Bayou View Middle School, according to Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania. Christopher Donald Stecker, 19, and a male juvenile were arrested Monday.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Prostate screenings during Prostate Cancer Awareness month

A man with prostate cancer has a 1 in 6 8 chance of dying from the disease, and nearly 88 American men die from it every day, according to the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

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SFGate

Woman admits to conspiring to distribute drugs

A former Mississippi woman has admitted conspiring to distribute synthetic drugs, such as Molly and ingredients to make spice, in Harrison County and elsewhere. A court document identifies the drugs as 4-MEC, similar to Ecstasy and known on the street as Molly and several drugs used to make spice, also known as fake marijuana.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Father, son admit stealing post office carts

A Gulfport father and son have admitted stealing aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service and selling them as scrap for a period of two years. The Sun Herald reports 51-year-old John Wendell Boyles and 24-year-old Nicholas Alan Boyles each face maximum penalties of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

FOUND: Missing Leake Co. 5-year-old found safe

Officials with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said Monday night that 5-year-old Brayden Cash Wooten of Carthage, Mississippi has been found safe. The boy was last seen Saturday, and became the subject of a statewide alert Monday night.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi and Alcorn State University will feature free and discounted locally grown produce for consumers in Gulfport as part of the "Farm to Fork" campaign. "Farm to Fork" was developed to address this issue and provide people who are at-risk of obesity, heart disease, and certain cancers, with a good start to healthier eating.

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Mississippi Business Journal

John Kelly, Richard Morrison appointed to Mississippi Board of Education

The Mississippi Board of Education has appointed Dr. John R. Kelly to serve as board chairman for a two-year term.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Sign up now for Citizen's Police Academy

If you've ever wanted to get a first-hand look at the workings of law enforcement, Gulfport's Police Department has just the thing for you. It's the Citizen's Police Academy.

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The Mississippi Press

Gulfport woman accused of selling heroin, probation violation

A 32-year-old Gulfport woman was arrested last Thursday and charged with the sale of heroin, as well as violating the terms of her probation for a burglary conviction. According to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin T. Brisolara, Harrison County Narcotics Investigators teamed with agents from the Coastal Narcotics Enforement Team to conduct a follow-up investigation at the home of Sarah Nicole Seymour at 17971 16th St. in Gulfport.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

"One Coast" Initiative

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes reminded members of the Mississippi Coast Chamber this week how important it is for the entire Mississippi coast to have a common agenda.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Flyer traffic down at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

The lobbies and gate terminals have been quiet lately, and that presents a problem not only for the airport, but the local economy. "Estimates show that when someone drives into a market, they're spending about $400 to $450.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Texan charged after Miss. officers find $1M cash

A Texas man has been arrested in Mississippi after law enforcement officers discovered more than $1 million hidden in the oil pan of a vehicle he was towing. Luis Miguel Aguilar Gutierrez was charged Friday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport with running an unlicensed money transmission business and interstate travel in aid of racketeering.

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