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.
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.
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.