Your City at Work

Lovelace named volunteer of year

  Shirley Lovelace, a retired special needs teacher who has been a Special Olympics for more than 20 years, has been named the City of Biloxi’s Distinguished Volunteer of the Year. Lovelace, who was described as a “behind-the-scenes worker” who has volunteers for hundreds of hours, topped a list of dozens of individuals, civic groups […]

Southern end of I-110 to close Sunday morning

The section of Interstate 110 south of Division Street in Biloxi will be closed to all traffic Sunday morning from 7 to 10 while Mississippi Power relocates a power pole because of construction at MGM Park at Beau Rivage. Since the southern end of Caillavet Street is also closed to traffic, motorists will be diverted […]

Citywide cleanup is Saturday morning

Calling all volunteers. The City of Biloxi has selected Saturday, April 26 as Great American Cleanup Day, a chance for volunteers to help make Biloxi clean and green. Individuals, businesses, organizations, church and civic groups are asked to select a specific area and make plans to clean that area Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. […]

Weekend preview: Crawfish and spring breakers

Ready for the weekend? The Coliseum Crawfish Music Festival kicks off this evening and there maybe another contingent of spring breakers cruising the beachfront this weekend. You’ll find a host of carnival rides, music headliners, and, of course, mounds of crawfish beginning this evening and through Sunday and again next weekend for the Coliseum’s annual […]

Southern end of Caillavet to close for 30 days

Contractors with Yates Construction Co. have announced that the southern end of Caillavet Street, from Howard Avenue to U.S. 90, will be closed for 30 days beginning Thursday, but the city has mandated that businesses in that two-block stretch be accessible. The closure is to allow the installation of water, sewer and drainage lines to […]

Biloxi, Gulfport come to terms on annexation case

The cities of Biloxi and Gulfport have reached an agreement that will end several years of annexation litigation and will see Biloxi annexing the easternmost part of property that was in dispute. Under the agreement, property owned by Pitcher Point Investments will become part of Biloxi, and Gulfport will end its appeal of its 2011 […]

Easter eggs, summer playground sign ups and more

Biloxi’s Parks and Recreation is in full gear this time of year, and Saturday is a good indication of just how busy things are: There’s an Easter egg hunt again this weekend, registration kicks off in Woolmarket for the summer camp program, and baseball and softball are continuing at the A.J. Holloway Sports Complex. You […]

Summer playground registration begins this weekend

The City of Biloxi will begin filling openings for the annual Summer Playground and Enrichment Program.  Registration for Woolmarket area residents will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9 a.m. to noon at Woolmarket Elementary School Gym, 12513 John Lee Road, and for Biloxi residents on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at […]

Development report: Walmart market, Steak & Shake

By Jerry Creel, Community Development Director This week in economic development our department issued the building permit for the New Walmart Neighborhood Market, a $4.2 million dollar project to be located on Pass Road just west of Our Lady of Fatima Church. This retail grocery store will be over 41,000 square feet and will have […]

‘Black Beach Weekend,’ heavy traffic in offing this weekend

Motorists traveling U.S. 90 in Biloxi can see barricades pre-positioned near U.S. 90 intersections, a signal that spring break and a flurry of traffic could be in the offing this weekend. According to the website Biloxi Black Beach Weekend, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum will be hosting a Friday evening concert featuring Mario, Pastor Troy and […]