In 1840, males outnumbered females 8.68 million to 8.38 million in the United States. By 1950, there were more females than males for the first time in U.S. history, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. See other statistics showing how America has changed
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A man named Father Jesus wants property in Gulfport rezoned to build a church called The Saints of the Most High. He considers himself the embodiment of Christ and says a woman’s beauty is “righteous.”
Nadine Hancock is a clothing designer in Gulfport that is known for her prom dresses and African-inspired designs. She came to South Mississippi 18 years ago, working at the Beau Rivage and then as a hair stylist. She eventually returned to sewing as a way to feel closer to her mother. Now, she is one of the 10 finalists in the annual Top Design Competition, presented by New Orleans Fashion Week.
Find everything you need to know about Mississippi's restaurant and food facility inspection grading system, including the State Department of Health's guidelines to food safety, and the rating system that reflects critical violations.
Courtney Gessford, 28, of Sacramento, Calif. lived out a dream when she was "showered" with puppies from the Front Street Animal Shelter. Gessford, who has been battling cancer for three years, said she felt like she was “in a dream.” Her family thought this would be a great way to lift her spirits.
Harrison County Fire Marshal Pat Sullivan shows how a hoverboard melted the side of a house in Saucier on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. He says four or five hoverboards have caused fires throughout Mississippi, and typically the cheaper off-brand hoverboards cause fires or explosions.
Markey Johnny Tanner was sentenced on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Biloxi, Mississippi, for the DUI causing death of Megan DeKleinhans and leaving the scene of the accident. Megan's parents were present and made a statement before the judge.
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.
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.