A Mississippi school district removed "To Kill a Mockingbird" from the 8th grade curriculum. The novel is included on the Library of Congress "Books that Shaped America" list along with other controversial titles. This is why so many of America's greatest novels have been banned.
Banned books that shaped American literature
A man named Father Jesus wants to build a church in Gulfport
She went from washing dishes at a Biloxi casino to designing clothes for NOLA Fashion Week
Woman battling cancer is 'showered' with puppies
Hops and Growlers launches green glitter beer for St. Patrick's Day
Biloxi native wants her restaurant to be the Cafe du Monde of Biloxi
This seafood restaurant is off the beaten path in Biloxi, but it has a beautiful view.
This one stop shop lets you rent a bike, buy some liquor, do yoga and more
Vegetarian food on the Coast? Get your Good Karma here.
Impress your friends by learning how to taste craft beer like an expert
Chances are you've been pouring your beer wrong. Learn how from an expert.
Shaken, not stirred. Hard Rock Biloxi introduces Robo Bar
Nadine Hancock is a clothing designer in Gulfport that is known for her prom dresses and African-inspired designs. She came to South Mississippi 18 years ago, working at the Beau Rivage and then as a hair stylist. She eventually returned to sewing as a way to feel closer to her mother. Now, she is one of the 10 finalists in the annual Top Design Competition, presented by New Orleans Fashion Week.
A man named Father Jesus wants property in Gulfport rezoned to build a church called The Saints of the Most High. He considers himself the embodiment of Christ and says a woman’s beauty is “righteous.”
Courtney Gessford, 28, of Sacramento, Calif. lived out a dream when she was "showered" with puppies from the Front Street Animal Shelter. Gessford, who has been battling cancer for three years, said she felt like she was “in a dream.” Her family thought this would be a great way to lift her spirits.
Le Cafe Beignet owner Sita La’Cap wants her restaurant to be an integral part of downtown Biloxi. The breakfast and lunch spot recently moved to the old Biloxi Library building on Lameuse Street, just down the road where she lives. La’Cap also plans to open a ‘speakeasy’ on the bottom floor of the building.
Shawn Gollott and his wife, Lilian, will be opening Gollott’s Seafood Restaurant in the old Hook Up location on Biloxi Back Bay this spring. It’s a location that has seen two previous restaurants fail, but they are confident they can make it work by making it a place where locals want to go.
David Reese, brewmaster for Chandeleur Island Brewing in downtown Gulfport, is one of only 78 Advanced Cicerones world-wide. In this video he shows you how to taste beer to get the most out of a glass.
Jourdan and Lloyd Nicaud are teaming up with Guy Billups III to open Fill-up with Billups cafe on U.S. 90 in downtown Biloxi. Fill-up with Billups were once popular gas stations in southeastern states in the 1950s and 60s. The 24/7 cafe with have a unique menu as well as a mixology bar on the second floor.
It can mix 120 perfect cocktails in an hour, but will it listen to your problems? Robobar made its debut at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, offering some techno entertainment to make the cocktail hour a little more modern.
What would it be like to make pizza in zero gravity? Astronauts aboard the International Space Station worked together to add sauce and toppings to pizza crusts, making for an unusual spectacle of floating food.