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

    Wednesday Sep 19 | 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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  2. Local participation in youth tackle football declines amid concussion fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  3. Sting operations indicts 17, removes 97 guns from streets in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Mississippi Press

    L to R: Pascagoula Police Chief Kenny Johnson, Ocean Springs Chief Capt. Chuck Jackson, Gautier Police Chief Dante Elbin, SMMET's Joe Nicolson, AUSA Annette Williams, U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, Richard T. Bowser of FBI, ATF Agent Jeffrey R. Powell, Jason Denham ATF, and FBI Agent Jerome Lorrain held a press conference on Thursday to announce the arrests and prosecution of 17 offenders on federal charges.

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  4. Ocean Springs officials: There is no deficit, no layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Mississippi Press

    Ocean Springs city officials said Friday there is no budget deficit, there have not been nor will there be any employee layoffs, and the decision to close the municipal jail was unrelated to balancing the budget. The reaction from officials came less than 24 hours after a report by local television station WLOX which erroneously claimed Ocean Springs was "facing a budget deficit."

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  5. Ocean Springs shutting down municipal jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Mississippi Press

    Alderman Rob Blackman and police chief Mark Dunston each confirmed to The Mississippi Press that an agreement has been reached for all city prisoners to be housed at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center in Pascagoula. "We'll take arrestees straight to the ADC after we book them at our station," Dunston said, "just like every other agency in the county.

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  6. Pascagoula's proposed tax hike requires city referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Mississippi Press

    The City of Pascagoula is holding a meeting to approve a potential millage hike, but there's a problem -- the proposed 14.45 mill increase can't be instituted unless approved by the voters in a citywide referendum. According to state law , if a municipality proposes an ad valorem millage increase, the revenues generated by said increase cannot exceed 10 percent of the ad valorem revenues generated in any of the previous three years.

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  7. Jackson County sustains minimal damage after Tropical Storm GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Mississippi Press

    After Tropical Storm Gordon made its way through the Mississippi Gulf Coast late Tuesday night, coastal cities Pascagoula and Moss Point went virtually unscathed despite debris such as trees and limbs left behind by Gordon. "We're looking pretty good," King said, "no significant damage has been reported and people are already out cleaning their yards."

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  8. More employees shown the door amidst Pascagoula budget fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Mississippi Press

    City workers, including police officers have fallen victim to Pascagoula's budget crisis as The Mississippi Press has learned more workers have been laid off by the city. Sources say that 11 city workers have been cut from the city's beautification department and, around noon Thursday, the Pascagoula Police Department was notified that five vacant patrol positions and one vacant dispatcher position will not be filled and five current department employees are being let go.

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  9. Annual Jackson County Boys and Girls Club Steak & Steak dinner set for Sept. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Mississippi Press

    The Boys & Girls Club of Jackson County has set its annual Steak & Steak Dinner to honor the club, its members, and the positive impact it makes on the community. The 2018 edition commemorates 26 years the annual Steak & Steak event is set to be held by the Boys & Girls Club.

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  10. Moss Point police arrest suspects accused of stealing from VT HalterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Mississippi Press

    Moss Point police arrested a man and woman on Friday after they were accused of stealing materials from VT Halter Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, according to Chief Brandon Ashley. Police say Mechell Duvall and Dakota Cunningham gained access to the business using a boat.

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  11. Pascagoula was nearly broke in 2015, according to forensic auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    The timeline of events leading up to Pascagoula's current financial crisis shows that the way the city handled bond funds allowed it to postpone a day of reckoning that had been coming for years. In late July, city leaders revealed that they'd discovered a deficit of about $14 million.

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  12. City of Pascagoula considering tax hike to address deficit, PGSD to seek millage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Citizens of Pascagoula are realizing their worst fears as the city council announced increases in utilities, license plates, equipment and rental property through ad valorem taxes could be imminent. The city is considering enacting a tax hike in the form of increasing millage rates from 42.05 to 56.50 mills because of the $14 million deficit facing the city.

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

    Aug 14, 2018 | 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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  14. Budget numbers show overspending may be to blame for Pascagoula deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | 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. Retired Pascagoula police chief dies, city will lower flag in his honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | 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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  16. Schools reopen across Jackson County, no major issues reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    The Moss Point and Jackson County districts were the first to open, on Monday. Tuesday, it was Ocean Springs' turn, with Pascagoula-Gautier to follow Wednesday morning.

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  17. Former Pascagoula mayor responds to allegations made by current mayor Dane MaxwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Current Pascagoula mayor Dane Maxwell was asked outside of Monday's Jackson County Board of Supervisors meeting if he thought former mayor Jim Blevins and his administration were responsible for the city's current financial status. While Maxwell didn't outright respond "no", he didn't necessarily shy away from the question either.

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  18. Pascagoula mayor petitions Jackson County supervisors for assistance amid financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Mayor Dane Maxwell stood before the Jackson County Board of Supervisors on Monday petitioning for their help and seeking partnership to help the city recover from the current financial crisis it is facing. PASCAGOULA, Miss.

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  19. California suspect accused of murder taken into custody in Pascagoula after surrenderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    A California murder suspect was just taken into custody after surrendering to police after barricading himself in a home in Pascagoula, according the Jackson County Sheriff spokeswoman Marcia Hill. The suspect, whose identity is unknown at this time is wanted in Calif., on a murder charge.

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  20. Full-time, part-time employees in Pascagoula laid off because of city's financial woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Mississippi Press

    Cuts are coming in the City of Pascagoula after the revelation of a $14 million deficit in the city's general fund. According to city spokeswoman Lauri-Ellen Smith, the city held two meetings at the Pascagoula Senior Center on Wednesday, which employees were required to attend and explained to them how the city's financial situation would impact their jobs.

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