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  1. Bryant says special session for roads and bridges comingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... but we have an agreement on some things," said House Transportation Committee Chairman Charles Busby, a Pascagoula Republican. Busby said Reeves has sent proposals to House leaders in recent days focused on making such aid not automatic, but a grant ...

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  2. Mississippi Department of Education Approves i-Ready as a Universal Screener for Grades K-3Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... and instruction program is currently being used by districts in Mississippi such as Simpson County and the Pascagoula-Gautier School District as well as by over 15 percent of all K-8 students nationwide across all 50 states. Additionally, more than ...

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  3. Pascagoula city leaders met for a second time this week for a budget workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pascagoula city leaders are working to find new ways to bring in more income. During a budget workshop Wednesday night, city leaders revealed that the current administration is spending more money than it is taking in.

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  4. FBI arrests 5 men in south MS drug trafficking investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Local, state and federal law enforcement aided the FBI's Pascagoula Safe Streets Task Force in making the arrests, according to an FBI news release. All five suspects were charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance-methamphetamine, according to the FBI.

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  5. FBI Task Force arrests five for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The FBI's Pascagoula Safe Streets Task Force arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, federal, state and local law enforcement arrested: All five subjects have been charged with "Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine."

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  6. Reports show current Pascagoula city leaders have overspent by $9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | The Mississippi Press

    A comparison of 2017 and 2018 finance reports bolsters a former mayor's argument that recent overspending is a major factor in Pascagoula's $14 million deficit crunch. On Friday, The Mississippi Press published an extensive look at the City of Pascagoula's budgets from fiscal years 2015 through the current fiscal year 2018.

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  7. Crews begin drainage pipe work on Louise Street in PascagoulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... rainage that address the flooding issue and also the sinkhole challenge," said Lauri Ellen Smith with the City of Pascagoula.

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  8. City of Pascagoula crunching the numbers for 2019 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Despite no budget meeting Tuesday in the City of Pascagoula, leaders were hard at work crunching the numbers for the 2019 fiscal year budget. Staff spoke before the council at Monday night's budget meeting, asking for some guidance before proposing recommendations for the next year's budget.

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  9. Warden replaced at Miss. prison where murderer escapedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | NOLA.com

    The red pin shows the location of Leakesville, Miss., where the warden has been replaced at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. . Deputy Warden Joe Errington has been appointed acting superintendent of the facility, north of Pascagoula, effective Monday, the story said.

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  10. The landshark is more than a mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Red Cup Rebellion

    ... no significant historical association with sharks. On the surface, about the closest tie-in you can find is the Pascagoula native Jimmy Buffet's Landshark Lager. As any Ole Miss fan can tell you, though, the cultural significance of the landshark ...

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  11. Alien abduction: 45 years after alleged UFO encounter, Mississippi man breaks his silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Yahoo!

    On October 11, 1973, Calvin Parker, Jr and Charles Hickson reported being abducted by aliens in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Decades later, in a rare interview with the Associated Press, Parker breaks his silence and stands by his story.

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  12. I-10 speed trap in Mississippi? Police chief says no: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | NOLA.com

    ... traps, the Sun Herald reports. The Sun Herald said readers in the city of Gautier, which is between Biloxi and Pascagoula and includes a stretch of I-10, said they have noticed more police patrol cars on the highway. It's a stretch of I-10 familiar ...

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  13. Man says he was abducted by UFO before aliens drugged and examined himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Metro UK News

    A fisherman says he was abducted by a UFO whose two gray alien occupants drugged him and subjected him to a physical examination. Calvin Parker, 64, says he and friend Charles Hickson were captured by the 80-foot football shaped craft while fishing on the Pascagoula River in Mississippi.

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  14. Budget numbers show overspending may be to blame for Pascagoula deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Mississippi Press

    After hearing the news of the city facing a $14 million deficit, citizens of Pascagoula are wondering what led to the financial crisis the city has found itself in. Through public records requests, The Mississippi Press took an extensive look at the budgets from fiscal years 2015 through the current fiscal year 2018.

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  15. Sound Off for Aug. 10: Ita s time to bring lottery to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Sunherald.com

    ... to Louisiana. Give us a break and allow Mississippi to have a state lottery. The idea of selling off parks in Pascagoula is so sad. My neighbors and family have lived for many years in the forgotten area of North Pascagoula where roads are ...

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  16. Funeral service for former Pascagoula police chief announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pascagoula residents and city leaders are mourning the passing of former Police Chief Michael R. Whitmore. Whitmore died Tuesday around 3 pm from natural causes.

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  17. Critical violations reported at 3 South Mississippi food venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Sunherald.com

    ... 8 identify the businesses as Auntie Anne's Pretzels at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi, ICA Latin Sports Bar & Grill in Pascagoula, and B & K Quick Stop in Picayune. There were 510 restaurants and food services inspected statewide during that period, ...

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  18. Online program approved as universal screener in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | District Administration

    ... and instruction program is currently being used by districts in Mississippi such as Simpson County and the Pascagoula-Gautier School District as well as by over 15 percent of all K-8 students nationwide across all 50 states. Additionally, more than ...

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  19. Retired Pascagoula police chief dies, city will lower flag in his honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The Mississippi Press

    The City of Pascagoula is mourning the death of a former police chief and community leader who was well loved by all who knew him. Chief Michael Whitmore died on Tuesday and at the city's council meeting, Councilman Stephen Burrow issued a proclamation in his honor.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... size means for commerce in the city. "Everybody just needs to keep a positive attitude. The glass is half full. Pascagoula is a great place to live, work, and stay," said Tammy Moore, director of sales and marketing for the Hilton Garden Inn in ...

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