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  1. Ocean Springs $1.4 million Porter Avenue project all but completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Mississippi Press

    It took several years to get off the ground and was delayed by more than six weeks once it started, but Ocean Springs' $1.4 million Porter Avenue infrastructure project is approaching the finish line -- finally. City Grants Administrator Carolyn Martin told The Mississippi Press this week that the work is "substantially complete," with contractor Lane Construction finishing up some lane and parking striping and other "touch up" work, as alderman Rob Blackman called it.

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  2. YMCA to honor Hancock/Whitney COO with Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Mississippi Press

    Hancock Whitney Chief Operating Officer Shane Loper will be honored with the 2018 John R. Blossman Humanitarian Award, presented each year to someone who exemplifies service to community. Loper is a native of Ocean Springs, with a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Masters in Business Administration from Troy State University.

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  3. International grocer ALDI opening store in Ocean SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Mississippi Press

    Ocean Springs residents will soon have another option when doing their grocery shopping, as national grocery chain ALDI has announced its intention to build a store in the city -- the second in Mississippi. "I am very excited about it," said Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson in confirming ALDI's pending arrival.

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  4. Gautier man caught hauling his car with stolen truck and trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Mississippi Press

    Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said a deputy spotted a white Chevrolet truck, towing a red Chevy Impala on a U-Haul trailer, stopped on the side of Tucker Road, north of Ocean Springs, Monday night. Arrested was 44-year-old Johnathon Fox, charged with two counts of receiving property.

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  5. Largest Thursday crowds turn out for opening of Cruisin' in Ocean SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The Mississippi Press

    Sunny skies, albeit warmer than normal temperatures, greeted what most longtime observers thought was the largest turnout ever for a Thursday as Ocean Springs welcomed Cruisin' the Coast for its three-day run in the city. "I think it's the largest Thursday crowd we've ever had," said Ocean Springs' longtime Cruisin' coordinator Chic Cody.

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  6. Ocean Springs ready for three 'banner' days of Cruisin' the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Mississippi Press

    Tuesday morning, Chic Cody was at Rosetti Park in downtown Ocean Springs, overseeing the erection of the entertainment stage for Cruisin' the Coast, which kicks off its three-day run in Ocean Springs Thursday morning. It's just one of a myriad number of tasks to be completed prior to the expected arrival of more than 100,000 people into the downtown area Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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  7. Pascagoula looks to rebound from Tropical Storm Nate to host three-day CruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Mississippi Press

    The City of Pascagoula looked to join Ocean Springs as the only other Jackson County venue to host cruisers for the 22nd annual Cruisin' the Coast, however, Tropical Storm Nate had other plans. Nonetheless, while the city cannot control the weather, they are more than looking forward to showing cruisers how they roll, "Goula" style.

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  8. Everything you need to know for the 22nd annual Cruisin' the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | The Mississippi Press

    The 22nd annual Cruisin' the Coast kicks off on the Mississippi coast Sunday, with several events scheduled, including Gautier's "Cruisin' Through The Decades" event. Cruisin', the state's largest special event, has grown from 374 classic vehicles which registered the first year in 1996, to the 8,308 which registered last year -- another record-setting number despite the fact the event was cut short by a day due to the threat of Tropical Storm Nate.

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  9. Second suspect in Ocean Springs bar murder caught in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Mississippi Press

    The second suspect sought in a murder at an Ocean Springs bar is in custody in Illinois, Ocean Springs police said Wednesday. Deshaude L. Jones was taken into custody by the Lake County Warrants Division shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Ocean Springs Police Capt.

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  10. Local school districts set makeup days from Tropical Storm GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The Mississippi Press

    The four Jackson County school districts have all set the makeup days stemming from Tropical Storm Gordon earlier this month. State law mandates that all districts provide a minimum of 180 days of student instruction each school year.

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  11. Countdown to Cruisin' underway with a hopeful eye on the weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The Mississippi Press

    Cruisin' the Coast is set to begin Sunday across the Mississippi coast and all those involved are hoping there will be no repeat of last year's weather. Thanks to the threat of Tropical Storm Nate, the event -- the state's largest special event -- was forced to shut down on Friday afternoon at 5 p.m., losing Friday night and Saturday events and the revenues which would normally accompany those days.

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  12. County has new agreement to sell Swingster property in OS for $850KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Mississippi Press

    Roughly a month after an original deal to sell the former Swingster property in Ocean Springs to a developer for $1.1 million fell through, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors has reached a new deal to sell the property for $850,000. Supervisor Troy Ross confirmed this week that developers John Oropesa and Jim Hardin of OHOS Land, LLC, had their bid accepted by the board.

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  13. Mississippi Songwriters Festival underway in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    The 9th annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival kicked off Thursday night in Ocean Springs with a meet and greet for local mayors and other officials at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Arts Center. Officials and other VIP invitees were treated to a "Songs and Stories" concert by Nashville songwriter Chuck Cannon, with a VIP after-party at Boots & Spurs in downtown Ocean Springs.

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  14. Moss Point city leaders decline millage hike, $460,000 in cuts to general fund loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    City leaders listened to residents who expressed the crippling effect a millage increase would have on top of taxes they currently pay. In a 4-2 vote, the Moss Point Board of Aldermen voted not to raise taxes.

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  15. Party on: Ocean Springs to host its first Oktoberfest this SaturdayRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    From Cruisin' the Coast to the Peter Anderson Festival to Mardi Gras parades to pub crawls, the "City of Discovery" likes to discover new ways to party. This Saturday, the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Arts Center on Government Street will host what organizers hope will be the first of an annual Oktoberfest event on the grounds of the historic building.

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  16. A few tickets remain for third annual 'Renaissance the Runway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Now in its third year, the "Renaissance the Runway" fashion show has grown into the largest of its kind on the Mississippi coast. Featuring clothing from nearly 25 coast shops and boutiques, modeled by 60 different coast residents, the show is expected to draw some 600 people to Studio A inside the IP Casino & Resort in Biloxi Thursday night.

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  17. Local participation in youth tackle football declines amid concussion fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Across the nation, the numbers of children participating in youth tackle football have continued to drop over the past decade as studies detailing the dangers involved with concussions have captured the public's attention. Combined, the recreation departments in the county's four municipalities only have enough players to field a total of 14 teams.

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  18. One suspect charged, another still loose in Ocean Springs bar murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    An Ocean Springs woman is in custody, charged with murder in the shooting death of a man at an Ocean Springs bar early Saturday morning. Ocean Springs Police Capt.

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  19. Ocean Springs man murdered at Kahuna's Bar, police searching for suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Ocean Springs police are searching for three people in connection with the murder of an Ocean Springs man in the parking lot of Kahuna's bar on U.S. 90. At left is a person of interest known only to police as "D.J." The center photo shows another person of interest, Melinda Tennort ; and at right is a third person wanted for questioning, Anthoney "Fresh" Mitchell. Tennort and Mitchell are both believed to reside in Ocean Springs.

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  20. Vancleave woman among victims in fatal Ocean Springs crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Killed in the crash were 24-year-old Rachel Byrd of Vancleave, and 34-year old Jonathan Fruth of Gulfport. Martin Helton, 58, of Gulf Shores, Ala., is in the intensive care unit at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.

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