A Border Patrol agent with South Mississippi roots helped rescue four immigrants who nearly drowned while trying to enter the United States illegally on Friday, according to the Laredo Morning Times. Anthony Anderson, a Pearlington native, rescued four people early Friday morning.
Gautier is getting a new business in its town center, but the area has not taken off as hoped. City officials remain optimistic as residents wonder when Gautier will attract a big box retail or national restaurant chain.
Sun Herald photographer John Fitzhugh compiled images of Hancock County taken before Hurricane Katrina and immediately after the storm ravaged South Mississippi in August 2005. 10 years later, Fitzhugh went to the same places and photographed it again. This is what he found.
Hurricane Katrina: Before, After & Now -- Hancock County
Hurricane Katrina: Before, After & Now -- Gulfport
Jackson County rallies around Marjorie Williams
Southern Miss fans meet their Golden Eagle football team