Harrison County

Gulfport Council approves new ward lines

The Gulfport City Council voted 5-2 today to approve new ward lines for the city.

Both black council members opposed the ward lines because they feel the city should have a third black majority ward.

The U.S. Justice Department must approve the new lines for the city's seven wards before they can take effect.

Read more about this story in Wednesday's Sun Herald.

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