Grant money could help passenger trains return to Gulf Coast

March 31, 2018 in Business

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Grant money recently approved by Congress could help passenger trains see a comeback along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Sun Herald reports the $1.3 trillion spending […]

Man loses appeal of conviction in 2011 murder of D’Iberville teen

January 28, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has upheld the murder conviction of a Gulf Coast man who was sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting […]

Mississippi coastal casino revenue up slightly in November

December 23, 2014 in Business

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi casino revenue fell in November, as continued weakness at casinos along the Mississippi River outweighed gains on the Gulf Coast. State Department of Revenue figures […]

Gulf oyster harvest sees dramatic decline since BP oil spill

August 13, 2014 in Business

HOPEDALE, Louisiana (AP) — Fisherman Randy Slavich drags a clunky metal net through an underwater oyster bed in Lake Machias, a brackish body opening into the Gulf of Mexico. For […]

Gulf Coast casino revenues get nice bump in June

July 24, 2014 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Gambling revenues tumbled in Mississippi’s river region in the first month after Harrah’s Tunica Hotel & Casino closed, but the overall downward trend didn’t worsen much. […]

Tourism reaps billions of dollars for Mississippi

May 18, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Special To The Mississippi Link JACKSON – Tourism in Mississippi, the fifth-largest private sector employer and one of the largest export industries, continues to positively impact the state’s economy. The […]