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Pascagoula, Mississippi is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Pascagoula, MS include 39581, 39567, and 39569. The median home price in Pascagoula is $99,900. More Pascagoula information.

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2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Live updates: Pascagoula school board mulls budget, considers smaller tax increase

Pascagoula School District leaders are gathering for a special meeting tonight to see if they can lower their budget request to the city and save residents from a larger tax increase. City council members asked the school leaders to review the district's proposed 2015 budget, which would require a 2-mill increase in residents' taxes, and see if there's any room for cuts.

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6 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Pascagoula city, school leaders set special meetings meant to strike tax increase compromise

Pascagoula School District and Pascagoula City Council leaders are holding special meetings this afternoon to see if they can reach a compromise on their proposed millage increases. City council members asked the school leaders to review the district's proposed 2015 budget, which would require a 2-mill increase in residents' taxes, and see if there's any room for cuts.

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9 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Ingalls delivers Hamilton, the 'flagship of the Atlantic cutter fleet,' to the Coast Guard

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Ingalls Shipbuilding delivered national security cutter Hamilton to the U.S. Coast Guard Monday morning in a ceremony on the flight deck of the "flagship of the Atlantic cutter fleet." The Hamilton is the fourth of eight planned ships in the Coast Guard's Legend-class of technologically advanced multi-mission cutters.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Mississippi Press

30 percent chance of rain in Pascagoula today, high of 88

There's a 30 percent chance of showers in Jackson County today, mainly after 11 a.m., National Weather Service forecasters said. Otherwise, conditions will be partly sunny with a high near 88 degrees and a northeast wind of up to 10 mph.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Friends, family hold candlelight vigil for Desmond Moore, man who has been missing since Aug. 30

The family of Desmond Moore, who has been missing since Aug. 30 , still has faith that he'll come home alive and well. Family, friends, and community members gathered in the parking lot at Pizza Hut in Gautier Saturday night for a candlelight vigil in his honor.

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The Mississippi Press

Pascagoula's Mad Scientist Super Saturday uses experiments to spark interest in science

Children stood excitedly in line, awaiting a chance to feel the warm inside of a fog-filled bubble Saturday morning. They jumped and giggled when the bubbles burst after touching them with clean fingers.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Pascagoula's Ward 1 voters to choose from Marvin Pickett, Robert...

Pascagoula's Ward 1 voters will decide between political newcomer Marvin Pickett and longtime Councilman Robert Stallworth on Tuesday for who will represent them on the city council. Voting will take place at the Central Fire Station, 1707 Jackson Ave., from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. "Longevity has a purpose," he said.

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The Mississippi Press

Jackson County sheriff's budget higher for 2015 as new jail comes on line

Yes, Jackson County's proposed budget to run its sheriff's department and jail for the 2015 fiscal year is several million more than last year. But when comparing the individual line items and accounting for a new Adult Detention Center opening this year, the budgets are relatively flat.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WMBF

News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

A 32-year-old man being held in Mississippi is expected to be brought to South Carolina today to face charges in the deaths of his five children. Authorities say Timothy Ray Jones Jr. led investigators to the children's bodies in Alabama on Tuesday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Chevron's 'Fuel Your Schools' program returning to Jackson County: buy gas, support education

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. today announced the third annual launch of its Fuel Your School program in Jackson County. This year, the program will expand to 22 U.S. communities to give educators the necessary tools for students to learn, explore, and get excited about school.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

One critically injured after Hwy 90 accident in Pascagoula

One person is in critical condition this morning after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 90 near the Pascagoula Walmart. Police are asking drivers to avoid the area in front of Walmart until about 11am while they work to reconstruct the accident.

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The Mississippi Press

Port of Pascagoula adopts 2015 budgets for operation, major rail relocation, wood pellet export project

Shown in this aerial photo of the Port of Pascagoula's Bayou Casotte operations are Terminals E and F, which are served by the warehouse on the left, and Terminals G and H, served by the warehouse on the right. The warehouse on the left is expected to be torn down to make way for a new wood pellet export facility.

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The Mississippi Press

One in critical condition after fiery two-vehicle crash on U.S. 90 in front of Pascagoula WalMart

One person is in critical condition after a fiery two-vehicle collision on U.S. 90 this morning in front of the Pascagoula WalMart, according to Pascagoula Police Capt. Shannon Massey.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: Miss Priss Children's Boutique...

Miss Priss Children's Boutique is located in downtown Pascagoula at Anchor Square, 303 Delmas Avenue, Cottage D, phone number is 228-471-5045. Why did you go into business? We have always been passionate about having our own business.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Gulf Coast Neighbors: Tracy Jackson-Wilson offers whimsical...

Tracy Jackson-Wilson has just what you're looking for if you're looking for a bit of whimsy to delight a child. Her shop, Whimsy Books & Toys, just opened up in Anchor Square in Pascagoula, and it offers brands and personal customer service that you won't find at your big box stores.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Pascagoula to close city jail in October

Police Chief Kenny Johnson said Monday the city has signed an interlocal cooperation agreement with Jackson County to house its inmates at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center in October.

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The Mississippi Press

Moss Point home invasion suspect arrested: Husband runs intruder 'out of the home with his gun'

Moss Point police arrested Nicholas Buchan, 21, of Pascagoula after responding to a home invasion on Adcock Street on Friday, according to Moss Point Police Chief Art McClung. "It appears he came in through a window," said McClung.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Mississippi Coast Blues Festival draws nearly 1,000 fans

Some might say you don't just hear the blues, you feel it, you taste it. If you have the blues, that doesn't necessarily mean you're sad.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Backed by retiring boss, Nick Elmore announces run for Jackson County tax assessor

Nick Elmore, second from left, announces he will run for Jackson County tax assessor in 2015. Retiring assessor Benny Goff, left, and Cindy Elmore, third from left, and others, were there to support Elmore as he made his announcement Sept.

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The Mississippi Press

'Justice 4 AvaLynn' T-shirts being sold as part of anti-bullying campaign

Our Gulf Coast Angels , a non-profit based in Moss Point, is selling "Justice 4 AvaLynn" T-shirts as an anti-bullying fundraiser, according to the group's Facebook pages as well as the Justice For AvaLynn Facebook page. AvaLynn Harris, a 5-year-old kindergartner, was injured at Arlington Elementary on Aug. 26 in what the Pascagoula Police Department and the Pascagoula School District called a playground accident with no other children.

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