Bobby Moak was elected Mississippi’s Democratic Party chairman just a few weeks ago. Though Moak was a longtime member of the state Legislature, the Democratic National Convention will be his first. Despite the tough odds Hillary Clinton may have winning Mississippians’ votes in the presidential race against Donald Trump, Moak emphasizes how much history the Clinton family has had with the Magnolia State and he is solidly behind Clinton.
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