Josh Williams, 14, loves music, is a great dancer and is a huge The Band Perry fan. And now he has tickets to see them perform at the Mississippi Bicentennial celebration in Gulfport. He also has Down Syndrome, and his mother, Amy, hopes to educate people about Down Syndrome through the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society.
John FitzhughSun Herald
Ocean Springs teen pumped to see The Band Perry
A look at the evolution of a Mississippi newspaper from 1884 to now
Mississippi Bicentennial South kicks off with a tribute to the blues
1928 Kiln at Mississippi Becentennial
Mississippi Bicentennial Stamp Reveal
How and where to park for the Bicentennial Celebration
Get tickets for the Bicentennial and help others
"This is a big fish"
Gulfport neighbors hear gunshots in overnight shooting
Gas leak caused by wreck on Menge Avenue
Hops and Growlers launches green glitter beer for St. Patrick's Day
As the number of violent crimes continues to grow in Moss Point, some residents are striking out on their own to try to help solve the problem. David Wright wants his city to be safer and he thinks getting the city’s youth to steer away from crime will make a difference.
Pascagoula High School centerfielder Joe Garry had a productive off-season improving his game, including the motivation from his dad to “swing out of your shoes” to get more power. Garry’s play has caught the attention of college coaches and pro scouts.