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7 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

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.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

11 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

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.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS

Yesterday | Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Enviormental Quality has issued a beach closure because of a sewage overflow at Brady Drive.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Biloxi, MS, Pascagoula, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Saucier, MS, Gulfport, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Spraggins, MS, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS, Long Beach, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Lizana, MS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Sunherald.com

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.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Gulfport, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

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 .

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Related Topix: Hinds County, MS, Publishing, Media, New Times, Jackson County, MS

Washington 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.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Major League, Drama Movies, The Big Chill, Celebrities, Tom Berenger, Train Disaster

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Mississippi, Pass Christian, MS, Jackson County, MS, Hancock County, MS

Sunherald.com

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.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Historic: Two same-sex couples record marriages in Hancock Chancery Court

Beck and Angela Use on Wednesday handed their marriage license to Katie Lee, a deputy clerk in the Chancery Court Clerk's Land Records office and Lee filed it, making the couple's union the first same-sex marriage ever recorded in Hancock County.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, MS, Diamondhead, MS

Sunherald.com

Sheriff: Explosion reported in Harrison County was rifle targets

An explosion reported in Harrison County on Thursday night was the sound of exploding rifle targets shot simultaneously on private property, Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Sunherald.com

Harrison County man gets 30 years for sexual battery of 11-year-old girl

A judge has ordered a 36-year-old man to serve 30 years in prison for the sexual battery of an 11-year-old Harrison County girl.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gulfport, MS

Sunherald.com

Biloxi schools gets grant to expand pre-K classes for 4-year-olds

The waiting list for pre-K classes in Biloxi is about to get shorter, thanks to a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

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