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  1. Man shot in Gulfport walked into pawn shop with a sledgehammer, broke glass, took a gun, worker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania describes the scene on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, where one of his officers encountered an armed man outside a pawn shop on U.S. 49. Shots were fired and the man was injured. Workers at a downtown pawn shop say they fired shots at a robber who then found himself being shot at by police on Monday night.

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  2. Male injured in shooting near downtown Gulfport. Witnesses describe what they saw.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    A man was taken to a hospital after being wounded in a shooting in downtown Gulfport late Monday afternoon in the 2000 block of 25th Avenue, also known as U.S. 49, police said. Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said police were responding to a reported disturbance at the library on U.S. 49 when a man matching the suspect description was seen going into a pawn shop two blocks north.

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  3. Sound Off for Nov. 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunherald.com

    Who is the genius who thinks 250 concrete drainage pipes going across the beach is going to be aesthetically pleasing? How many Long Beach citizens know or care that many large beautiful Live oaks are being destroyed on north Klondyke Road by a developer? With unemployment at 4.7 percent, the lowest ever, we need to elect more Democrats to put a stop to this. How come every time I drive on Mississippi Gulf Coast roads, everyone is going the other way? And those behind me want to go around.

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  4. She was strangled and thrown in a Coast dirt pit in 1978. Now her killer may have been found.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunherald.com

    A 40-year-old cold case has been solved, resulting in an arrest warrant in the murder of Julia Critchfield, Sheriff Troy Peterson said Monday. Critchfield, 36, was found down a cliff in a dirt pit on the north end of Saucier on Jan. 22, 1978.

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  5. Sound Off for Nov. 18, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Sunherald.com

    I was shopping at a large grocery store on Pass Road in Gulfport and had such a good takeaway, that thought I would share. The employees and customers alike were smiling and most times offered some type of greeting and/or conversation.

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  6. He shot a man in the head - unprovoked' in Long Beach, jury finds. Now he'll serve life in prison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Sunherald.com

    A felon who shot a man sitting in the passenger seat of his girlfriend's car has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison without parole. Gulfport resident James McDowell had three felony convictions until a Harrison County jury convicted him of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon, District Attorney Joel Smith said in a press release Thursday.

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  7. Where to get free Thanksgiving meals in South Mississippi, and how to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Sunherald.com

    Even the groups that offer free Thanksgiving meals could use some help, with volunteers and donations. Here are some events coming up and ways you can help.

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  8. Why 7 Coast real estate investors haven't been sentenced yet in illegal auction-rigging caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Sunherald.com

    Seven Coast investors who admitted a conspiracy to rig bids at real-estate auctions in South Mississippi will not be sentenced until January because they are cooperating with an ongoing Justice Department investigation, court records show. U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. was previously scheduled to sentence the investors in November, but the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department asked for the delay until their "investigation and prosecutions are complete," says a motion filed in each of the seven cases.

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  9. A new pizza chain coming to Biloxi boasts about fresh ingredients, dough made dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Sunherald.com

    A new Marco's Pizza restaurant in Biloxi brings the national chain closer to its goal of opening its 1,000th location in 2019. One of the fastest-growing pizza franchisers in the country, Marco's Pizza opens a new store on average every three days and has more than 900 stores across 35 states and 4 countries.

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  10. Gulfport man rams truck into courthouse because he needs police attention, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Sunherald.com

    Harrison County surveillance video captured the driver of a Toyota Tacoma climbing out after the pickup hit the east side of the courthouse Saturday morning. Keith Cavalier of Gulfport has since been arrested in the incident on charges of first offense DUI and felony malicious mischief.

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  11. Live Updates: High School Football in South MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Sunherald.com

    You can follow here for live updates and scores from high school football playoff games in South Mississippi and across the Coast. East Central, Ocean Springs, Gulfport and Picayune are hosting games.

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  12. Getting drunk is no excuse for killing your wife, judge tells Gulfport murdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Sunherald.com

    Dawn Franklin tells her story of abuse at the hands of her former boyfriend, David Adele. Franklin was with Adele for two years until he nearly beat her to death on July 6, 2012.

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  13. Record number of absentee ballots makes election night longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Sunherald.com

    Precinct workers open and count absentee ballots at the Lyman Community Center in Gulfport during the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

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  14. Jackson, George, Greene counties get new judges but one race goes to a runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Sunherald.com

    Voters have elected one new Chancery Court judge for Jackson, George and Greene counties and a new County Court judge for Jackson County. A second Chancery Court judgeship will be decided in a runoff.

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  15. Veterans Day parades, programs and more planned across CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Sunherald.com

    Perkette Dance Team and Band of Gold performed at the 2017 Veterans Day program on the Perkinston campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Veterans Day programs will be held Thursday at MGCCC's Jackson County, Jefferson Davis and Perkinston campuses.

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  16. Judges headed to a runoff for chancery seat over Harrison, Hancock and Stone countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Sunherald.com

    Incumbent Chancery Judge Sanford R. "Sandy" Steckler and challenger Margaret Alfonso will likely face each other in a runoff on Nov. 27. Unofficial results from two of the three counties in District 8 show Steckler with about 45 percent of the vote and Alfonso 42 percent in a race that included a third candidate, Dianne Herman Ellis. For 17 years, Steckler has served in the judicial seat that encompasses Harrison, Hancock and Stone counties.

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  17. The Harrison County school bond vote wasn't even close. Here's what voters decided.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Sunherald.com

    On the first try, voters on Tuesday approved a $55 million referendum to build two new schools and repair others in the Harrison County School District. The district has committed $16 million toward the cost of the project, bringing the proposed cost to $71 million, said Roy Gill, superintendent of Harrison County School District.

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  18. Not all ex-felons are barred from voting in Mississippi, but no one is telling them thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sunherald.com

    Mississippi's constitution permanently strips the voting rights from people convicted of a number of specific felonies - 22 in total, according to the attorney general's office . "No one gave any guidance," Blackerby said after learning he may still have his voting rights.

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  19. Election day is tomorrow. Here's what you need to know on the Mississippi Coast.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sunherald.com

    Election day is just one day away. Here's what you need to know as you head out to vote.

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  20. Where to vote in Harrison, Jackson and Hancock countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sunherald.com

    Christene Brice has been active in Gulfport and its black community for decades. As Harrison County MS Election Commissioner she has worked to register voters, including 92-year-old Jesse Lee Howard.

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