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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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5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Margaritaville casino owners seek bankruptcy

The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property. The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Gulfport follows the casino's shutdown on Monday night.

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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Margaritaville owners file for bankruptcy before landlord could grab closed Mississippi casino

The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property. The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Gulfport follows the casino's shutdown on Monday night.

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9 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Gulfport Police Department seeks suspects wanted for credit card fraud

Gulfport police have released the photos of two women who are suspects in credit card fraud, according to a news release from Sgt. Damon McDaniel.

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12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Ex-teacher indicted in Gulfport molestation case

A former south Mississippi teacher has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the alleged molestation of students over a period of four decades. William Richard Pryor, 68, heard the allegations against him detailed during an initial court appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport Monday.

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13 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Mississippi Coast leads in urban economic growth in 2013

JACKSON - The economy along Mississippi's Gulf Coast grew rapidly in 2013, while growth slowed in the state's other metropolitan areas.

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13 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Commerce Department: Some metro area economies grew faster than others

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI - The economy along Mississippi's Gulf Coast grew rapidly in 2013, while growth slowed in the state's other metropolitan areas.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Motorcycle USA

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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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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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