Another Mississippi city lowers Confederate-themed flag

April 25, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A city that relies heavily on tourism is joining several other local governments in abandoning the Mississippi flag because it […]

Pepper spray, assault arrests, follow rapper’s shopping trip

April 11, 2017 in Entertainment, News

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At first, it was a rap star on a spring break shopping jaunt on a Mississippi Sunday afternoon. Then, cellphone video shows a […]

Police: Man assaults emergency room doctor in Biloxi

April 11, 2017 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say they’ve arrested a man after he attacked an emergency room doctor in Biloxi. The Sun Herald ( reports 22-year-old Deandre Riguez Rainey was arrested […]

Train hits bus carrying Texas tourists in Mississippi; 4 die

March 8, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY and KEVIN MCGILL Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – A freight train crashed into a bus full of Texas tourists visiting Gulf Coast casinos, killing four in […]

Biloxi renames ‘Great Americans Day’ to honor MLK after national backlash

January 17, 2017 in News

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — The City of Biloxi has decided to ditch “Great Americans Day” and rename it to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The Biloxi City Council voted 6-0 […]

Mississippi grand jury clears 3 Biloxi officers in fatal shooting

July 29, 2016 in News

(AP) A grand jury has ruled three Mississippi police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man whose weapon turned out to be a BB gun. Biloxi […]

Entertainers line up to perform during Cruisin’ The Coast

July 27, 2016 in Entertainment

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — Those who prefer cars with chrome will be humming tunes from entertainers of the ’50s and ’60s during the 20th Cruisin’ The Coast on Oct. 2-9. […]

Tulane to dedicate new Mississippi Coast campus Oct. 26

October 9, 2015 in Education

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Tulane University School of Continuing Studies plans a dedication ceremony and official ribbon cutting for its new, expanded Mississippi Coast campus on Oct. 26. The […]