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Construction workers discover 11-foot python inside pipe

For nine years, a 14 story building in downtown Biloxi has sat vacant and decaying. The Santa Maria Del Mar senior retirement complex, owned by the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi, was shut down after Hurricane Katrina tore it apart. City officials have called ... [Published WLOX - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Insurance coalition meets tonight to analyze windstorm rates

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) -The Mississippi Affordable Wind Insurance Coalition is taking a step that could ultimately lower windstorm rates along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.The group will hold a Legislative Forum Thursday evening in hopes to pass a Clarity ... [Published WLOX - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

WLOX Editorial: Glad to see the Keesler air show return

Good news from Keesler Air Force Base. For the first time since 2011, Keesler will host an air show and open house next spring.We applaud the defense department's move to reinstate this kind of event. It is good for military and community relations. And ... [Published WLOX - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Boys & Girls Club of Jackson Co. asking for community's help to invest in the future

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -The Boys and Girls Club of Jackson County is calling on South Mississippians to dig deep into their pockets and help invest in the future.Chief Professional Officer Catherine Glaude says enrollment has doubled in the past two ... [Published WLOX - 19 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Burt Reynolds walks the red carpet in South Mississippi

GULFPORT, MS -Legendary actor Burt Reynolds walked the red carpet, right here in South Mississippi, Wednesday. He's in town for the Sun and Sand Film Festival, where his movie, Category 5, premiered.An excited crowd filled the lobby of the Island View ... [Published WLOX - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Sheriff, Congressional, judicial candidates meet voters in Jackson Co.

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A political forum at the Latimer Civic Center Wednesday night drew a crowd of 50 plus to watch contestants in three races: the Fourth Congressional District race; chancery judgeships in District 16; and the headliner event, ... [Published WLOX - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

HSSM executive director leaves organization

(Photo source: Humane Society of South Mississippi) GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -Tara High is saying goodbye after spending nearly a decade helping homeless pets by improving their care and adoption rates in South Mississippi.The Executive Director of the ... [Published WLOX - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

TV crews set to bring attention to downtown Gulfport this weekend

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -TV lights will soon shine on the City of Gulfport as production crews are set to begin filming for a new ABC television series this weekend. Not only will the City of Gulfport have a chance in the spotlight, but local businesses will ... [Published WLOX - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Overnight bridge work aimed at preventing future traffic nightmares

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -Nearly 33,000 drivers rely on the Wilkes Bridge every day to get over the Industrial Seaway. That's according to a 2012 traffic study. But the bridge isn't always reliable. Five months ago, it was stuck in the open position for 11 ... [Published WLOX - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Harrison Co. first responders learn how to deal with possible Ebola threat

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -American Medical Response offered a workshop for area emergency responders on Wednesday. The presentation included a detailed look at how personnel should handle possible cases of Ebola.A big message of the day is that the ... [Published WLOX - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

4 captive raised MS Sandhill cranes released into the wild

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -Four captive raised Mississippi Sandhill cranes were released at the wildlife refuge in Jackson County on Wednesday. The birds were raised in New Orleans by an Audubon group.The refuge has been successfully releasing captive ... [Published WLOX - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

City of Moss Point looking to collect on old fines

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) -Officials with the Moss Point Police Department want those who owe fines to pay up. Interim Police Chief Art McClung says more than $2 million in fines are owed to the city.The Moss Point Board of Aldermen has voted to hire American ... [Published WLOX - 19 hours ago]
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"I just love Burt Reynolds, and he was so handsome, and he went with some of my favorite people" said Mary Elizabeth Stevens
...never have been offered this opportunity without the support of such a great team and the success of such an amazing organization," High said. "I am excited for the adventure ahead, and I am confident HSSM will continue to do great things."
"They get a variety of things. They get everything from old tables to armoires, to telephones, cameras, clocks. Just different types of accessories for the movie set" Mitchell said
Roosevelt Warren said, "It takes a while for them to let it back down."

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Construction workers discover 11-foot python in... [Published WLOX - 6 hours ago]
Burt Reynolds walks the red carpet in South Mis... [Published WLOX - 10 hours ago]
Sheriff, Congressional, judicial candidates mee... [Published WLOX - 13 hours ago]
HSSM executive director leaves organization [Published WLOX - 13 hours ago]
TV crews set to bring attention to downtown Gul... [Published WLOX - 14 hours ago]
Overnight bridge work aimed at preventing futur... [Published WLOX - 14 hours ago]
Harrison Co. first responders learn how to deal... [Published WLOX - 18 hours ago]
4 captive raised MS Sandhill cranes released in... [Published WLOX - 18 hours ago]
Boys & Girls Club of Jackson Co. asking for com... [Published WLOX - 19 hours ago]
City of Moss Point looking to collect on old fines [Published WLOX - 19 hours ago]
Jackson County Library System working to make H... [Published WLOX - 20 hours ago]
Developer set to renovate storm damaged Santa M... [Published WLOX - 20 hours ago]
Tulane University to offer fall workshops at MS... [Published WLOX - 20 hours ago]
Study to find best ways to calm wave action in ... [Published WLOX - 21 hours ago]
Volunteers needed for the Peter Anderson Festival [Published WLOX - 23 hours ago]
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Gulfport pier will honor former council member'... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Casino employees pack 1,000 bags with food for ... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Gautier officials take new steps to improve nar... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Reform Party senate candidates discuss vision f... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Upgrades to gas line may cause traffic delays, ... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Some Biloxi council members say stadium seating... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Swetman Security celebrates 40 years in business [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Scenes from new ABC drama to be shot in downtow... [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Raising AIDS & HIV awareness in South Mississippi [Published WLOX - Oct 22 2014]
Signup for Feed the Needy this holiday season [Published WLOX - Oct 21 2014]
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