Feeding the Gulf Coast, a nonprofit that feeds 24 counties in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, for the first time held a fundraiser in Mississippi and Florida, after hosting its annual Chef Challenge fudnraiser in Mobile for 19 years.
Journalists at CNN have been applauded and cursed on CNN, with correspondent Drew Griffin receiving praise for abandoning a live shot to pull a man from his truck in flood waters, while a female correspondent was derided on social media for trying to interview a woman who stood in a shelter with her shivering children after being trapped in the flood for five days.
A Sun Herald editor wanted a story on angel statues placed anonymously in Biloxi’s Lighthouse Park, but a reporter’s visit to the park turned up much more: a grieving mother’s tale about her toddler’s brutal murder.
I’ve lived on the Mississippi Coast for 32 years and had never experienced the phenomenon of easy-to-catch seafood along the shore until I saw others scooping up the bounty that led to a jubilee. But it was about more than catching free fish that warmed my heart.
Season two of “Last Chance U” made its debut on Netflix on July 21. It follows the ups and downs of the Scooba-based East Mississippi Community College Lions football team and their explosive head coach Buddy Stephens.
A viral Facebook post about a sales associate at Biloxi’s Walmart Supercenter helping a blind man shop left a mystery to be solved after the associate was identified as Brittany Walton, but said she knew the blind man only as “Mr. Roy.”
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania is frustrated by the ‘dark side’ of social media, the speed with which people now seem to expect results and the information the media demands, quickly, during breaking investigations.