Volunteers, request sought for Christmas Day feed the needy program
Donations, volunteers and the names of needy people are being sought as the Harrison County Volunteers to Feed the Needy prepare for its 24th Annual Christmas meal.
Crime News for South Mississippi
A Gulfport man has been arrested on a charge of touching of a child for lustful purposes, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Feeding neighbors can be a Xmas gift for everyone
Feed the Needy served more meals than ever before on Thanksgiving Day. About 2,600 people got a holiday plate filled with food last week, plus a few minutes of much needed fellowship.
The Mississippi Press
Gulfport man arrested on charge of touching a child for lustful purposes
Charles Edward Lott, 36, of Gulfport, has been arrested and charged with touching a child for lustful purposes, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin T. Brisolara.
Volunteers help Harrison County woman clean her property
Velia Alarcon can breathe a little easier today. The military veteran no longer faces the prospect of Harrison County cleaning up her property.
Subpoena precludes release of DMR files, auditor argues
State Auditor Stacey Pickering says his hands are tied by a federal subpoena that prevents his releasing documents seized from state Department of Marine Resources to a Gulf Coast newspaper.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
this Week: South Mississippi experiences the spirit of the holidays
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDA Peter Pan theme is played out by boats participating in the Biloxi Christmas on the Water boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
One car accident in Harrison County leaves one dead
The Harrison County Sheriff's Department confirms one man is dead following a one vehicle accident at Traditions Parkway near Highway 67 and St. Patrick High School.
Middle school students get the opportunity to shine on stage
Whether it be singing, dancing or acting, Harrison County Middle School students are being encouraged to share their special gifts with the world.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
2013 hurricane season is over
Time is up for the 2013 hurricane season. Despite meteorologists forecasting a busy season, the only storm that Emergency Management agencies in South Mississippi prepared for was Tropical Storm Karen.
Need for senior services growing in South Mississippi
Too scared to answer the door, or unable to hear it, a homebound elderly woman in Biloxi recently missed her meal delivery for the week.
Homicides down 32 percent in Mississippi's southernmost counties
Criminal homicides in the three Coast counties have decreased a second consecutive year, with seven fewer killings reported this year than last year.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Trail Grazers serve as Santa's helpers to make a dream come true
Ten-year-old Breanna Allen of Harrison County has wanted a horse for as long as she can remember.
Housing ruling subject of meetings
Pike County supervisors are planning a series of meetings on a topic that sounds dull but could result in higher taxes or less funds for roads, schools and other services.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Two dead after head-on collision Wednesday night in Biloxi
Two people have died as the result of a head-on collision on Mississippi 67 late Wednesday night, according to Biloxi Police Sgt.
South Mississippians giving thanks by feeding the needy on Thanksgiving
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD Volunteers prepare meals for the Harrison County Volunteer 24th annual Feed the Needy at the Lyman Community Center in Gulfport on Thursday Nov. 28, 2013.
Newspaper seeks contempt order in records dispute
The Sun Herald has asked a judge to hold Pickering and his office in civil contempt of court for failing to turn over records it has sought.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Unemployment drops in Harrison, Jackson counties
Across South Mississippi 13,280 people were unemployed in October, which was 540 fewer than in September as unemployment dropped in Harrison and Jackson counties but rose in Hancock County.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Crime Briefs for South Mississippi
A Baton Rouge man, arrested in a Harrison County traffic stop, has been fined $5,000 and ordered to prison for five years over nine kilos of cocaine.
Mississippi Coast bracing for a cold Thanksgiving
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD/FILEDanny Congo sits on a cot at a cold-weather shelter at the Harrison County Multi-Purpose Center in D'Iberville.