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Head Start teachers hope to raise grades with training
Head Start programs across the country must meet tougher federal standards in order to receive funding.
Results from final MCT2 released
Results from the latest and final MCT2 are out and many schools across the state may see a big drop in their test scores.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Lady Democrats get active as U.S. Senate election approaches
Lately, we've been hearing so much talk from the Republican side in the upcoming U.S. Senate election, but we haven't heard much from democrats.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Gulfport woman arrested on felony child abuse charges
A Gulfport woman was arrested Thursday on felony child abuse charges after police responded to a call of a disturbance at an apartment complex.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Hands On Mississippi donates 5,000 pounds of food
On Wednesday at the D'Iberville Civic Center thousands of pounds of food was donated to 220 people in Harrison County.
MS Republicans: Rift will not be long term
Republicans across the state will await a judge's decision on Chris McDaniel's court challenge that he in fact won the GOP nomination for US Senate.
Around South Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Enviormental Quality has issued a beach closure because of a sewage overflow at Brady Drive.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Short-term home rentals get Biloxi's attention
At least 160 property owners are advertising on the Internet to rent their homes and condos for a few days or weeks and most aren't licensed or paying taxes to the city or state, officials said Tuesday.
State of Harrison County: 8 things you need to know
From the sand on U.S. 90 to the sewage systems in Saucier, the Harrison County's annual State of the County address touched on many subjects affecting the Coast's largest constituency.
DMR's Spraggins nominated to join Gulfport-Biloxi airport board
Spraggins, chief operating officer for the Department of Marine Resources, previously ran an unsuccessful campaign for Gulfport mayor and was serving as Harrison County Emergency Management Agency director when Hurricane Katrina hit.
Harrison County investigating overnight trailer fire
Harrison County Sheriff's investigators and the county fire marshal's office are investigating an overnight fire in west Harrison County.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Harrison County Federation of Democratic Women to install officers
The Harrison County Federation of Democratic Women will install its officers for 2014-15 on Sept.
Casinos, property owners appeal Harrison County tax assessments
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDCathy MacKenzie makes Island View casino's presentation to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors during tax appeal session, Monday morning.
Hurricane Camille remembered
HURRICANE HIT THE STATE. 16 WAPT'S BERT CASE WAS THERE THAT NIGHT... WE FIRST LEARNED HOW SEVERE CAMILLE WAS GOING TO BE THAT SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 17TH, WITH THE FOUR P.M. ADVISORY FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.
Capital murder suspect's probation revoked in theft of Harrison County patrol car
A judge has revoked a capital murder suspect's probation on an unrelated grand larceny conviction involving the theft of a Harrison County deputy's patrol car.
Hurricane Camille slammed Mississippi Gulf Coast 45 years ago
It was the last time a Category 5 hurricane hit Mississippi, reported 16 WAPT's Bert Case, who covered the storm when it hit.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi coastal counties well-armed with military surplus, Hinds County even has a grenade launcher
Mississippi's coastal counties are well-armed with military surplus equipment and Hinds County even has a grenade launcher, according to a report and interactive map in the New York Times .
Biloxi home a backdrop for Berenger film
Gary Carpenter had a film crew in his house for a day filming a scene from the disaster movie, "Impact Earth," starring Tom Berenger.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Hurricane Camille was no party as winds and water roared in 45 years ago
Forty-five years ago today, the history and landscape of South Mississippi changed forever when Hurricane Camille swept in and wiped away landmarks, killed 141 people along the Coast and caused more than $1 billion in damage.
Where DMR cases stand
Below is the status of public corruption cases investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Mississippi Auditor's Office, and being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and Harrison County District Attorney's Office.