The lawsuit brought against Harrison County coroner Gary Hargrove by six black-owned funeral homes for racial discrimination has been resolved out of court, according to a joint press release from the attorneys on both sides of the case.
Biloxi's had air shows before, but the Navy Blue Angels will perform this year over the water as more than 100,000 spectators are expected to watch July 21-22 at Harrah's Great Lawn, from boats near the shore and along miles of beaches.
A USM marine center tucked beneath the trees in Ocean Springs opens to the community this weekend with its discovery center and bouncy pedestrian bridge. University of Southern Mississippi also is completing a research center in Gulfport.
A man and woman were seriously injured in an Ocean Springs rollover crash about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, the man was placed in a medically induced coma due to a broken spine and neck. The woman had surgery on her arm.
The MS Gulf Coast is participating in the Lemon Face Challenge for DIPG awareness after Alabama football Coach Nick Saban took part in the challenge for Aubreigh Nichols. 3 Ocean Springs kids, including Sophia Myers, have died from DIPG.
The city of Biloxi MS is willing to sell or lease two historic buildings, Magnolia Hotel and Creole Cottage, and an empty lot close to casinos. But the mayor says it will take a special development project with community interest to get the city's attention.
Thousands came to the Mississippi Gulf Coast for Biloxi Black Beach Weekend and other spring break events. But some visitors said they did not feel welcome at Black Spring Break because of increased police presence and some businesses closing.
Donald Broadnax of Gautier MS drowned during a personal watercraft mishap that involved three other people near the beach in Biloxi on Sunday afternoon. A wave overturned their watercraft. Broadnax had a medical issue and drowned.
Jackson County MS deputies arrested an Ocean Springs woman Sunday in a Subway parking lot on a charge of child endangerment after she was found passed out in her vehicle with a crying baby in the back seat.
Gulfport MS has identified seven areas that haven't quite recovered from Hurricane Katrina, including Pass Road. The City Council designated them Urban Renewal Areas, which will bring incentives and tax breaks to lure business to Gulf Coast.