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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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9 hrs ago | 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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

How sales tax revenue in Gulfport has rebounded since Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina rocked the Coast in 2005, most residents' focus was not on whether or not their favorite retail store would reopen again soon.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Affidavit details teacher's shocking molestation confession

A South Mississippi teacher has admitted to investigators that he molested at least eight boys who were his students, and the abuse spanned a period of 20 years.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Fiesta Gulfport MS takes brings Latin culture to port city

On Saturday, the Barksdale Pavilion at Jones Park in Gulfport was the hot spot for the first ever Fiesta Gulfport Mississippi.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Officials: Car crash ruptures gas line in Gulfport

Officials with the Gulfport Police Department tell WLOX News a single car accident in Gulfport ruptured a major gas line on Saturday afternoon.

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