Mayor's Speeches

State of the City 2014: We are arriving at a turning point

Here is the text of the mayor’s presentation on Monday, March 10, 2014 during the State of the City luncheon, sponsored by the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce and presented at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. Thank all of you for being here today. This is a great turnout. You know, I’ve worn a […]

Holloway on baseball, bait shop and infrastructure

Here are the prepared remarks for Mayor A.J. Holloway’s presentation at Breakfast with the Mayor, a Biloxi Chamber-sponsored event Feb. 12, 2013 at the IP Casino Resort Spa. Thank you for being here for another Breakfast with the Mayor. It’s been quiet at City Hall, with nothing much going on. Unless you include baseball. We […]

Fire Chief, infrastructure and downtown headling Morning report

Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols introduced three Biloxi city staffers to present reports for the Breakfast with the Mayor session on July 24, 2013. The Biloxi Chamber-sponsored event was presented at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Mayor Holloway, meantime, was in Washington, D.C. for meetings with the the state’s legislative delegation. Here are the […]

Inaugural 2013: ‘Let us work until our work is done’

Here is the prepared text of Mayor A.J. Holloway’s inaugural address delivered on July 1, 2013, during the inauguration ceremony conducted at the Biloxi Civic Center. Greetings and welcome to our distinguished guests and to my family, my colleagues, and my friends — old and new. This is a day of new beginnings, a day […]

Remarks at Gov. Bryant’s baseball press conference in Biloxi

The prepared text of the remarks by Mayor A.J. Holloway, during a press conference on May 30, 2013, at the Biloxi Visitors Center. Thank all of you for being here for this important announcement. Baseball has a long history in Biloxi, going back to the early 1900s, when we were part of the old Cotton […]

Holloway on baseball, FEMA work, and saving trees

Here is the prepared text of Mayor A.J. Holloway’s remarks made during Breakfast with the Mayor, a Biloxi Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Bonefish Grill at Edgewater Mall. Thank all of you for being here. We have a lot of things to talk about. First, let me say thank you […]

Holloway updates city projects for breakfast crowd

Here is the prepared text of Mayor A.J. Holloway’s remarks made during Breakfast with the Mayor, a Biloxi Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event held Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at IP Casino Resort Spa. Good morning, and welcome to another Breakfast with the Mayor. This morning, I’m going to give you a quick update on things we […]

State of the City 2013: A milestone each and every day

Here is the text of the mayor’s presentation on Monday, Feb. 26 duirng the State of the City luncheon, sponsored by the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce and presented at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. To see the video presentation,  click here. Thank all of you for being here. Today marks the 20th time […]

The truth about annexation

Here is the text of a letter that Mayor Holloway and the City Council submitted to the Sun Herald for publication on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, regarding the issue of annexation between Biloxi and Gulfport. There has been a growing level of public posturing on this annexation issue in recent weeks, but the public would […]

Comments at retirement party for Brenda Johnston and David Staehling

Here are comments made by Mayor A.J. Holloway during a retirement party to honor Director of Administration David Staehling and Municipal Clerk Brenda H. Johnston, at the Biloxi Visitors Center, on Dec. 5, 2012. Thank all of you for being here. This is a way to say thank you to Brenda and David for the […]