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07/19/2018 10:29 AM
Gautier pride tags available for pre-order
Anyone wanting to show their Gautier pride to the world can now do so while driving around Mississippi. A Gautier Gators pride tag will soon be available throughout the Magnolia State. On Thursday, the tags became available for pre-sale.
07/19/2018 06:03 AM
WLOX Editorial: Join the effort to save lives
Our neighbors in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and two other southern states; Georgia and South Carolina are getting together in an effort to save lives. Doing their part to stop the annual repeat of 10,000 people dying. Dying on American roads because of speeding. Speeding accounts for more than a quarter of the traffic deaths.
07/18/2018 05:34 PM
Hancock storm drainage idea lets nature clean up the mess
With heavy rainstorms come nasty drainage. The water coming through a culvert in Bay St. Louis may not be raw sewage, but it’s close. But a pilot project idea in Hancock County could let nature clean up the mess.
07/18/2018 04:17 PM
Hard Rock Biloxi regular hits a $1.3M jackpot
One man sat down at a high limits machine in the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi Wednesday morning and walked away about $1.3 million richer. It's the highest jackpot in South Mississippi in almost a decade.
07/18/2018 03:45 PM
Biloxi police chief on air show: Leave early
Prepare to come early and stay late, and stay hydrated. That's the message Biloxi Police Chief John Miller has for everyone planning to enjoy this weekend's Blues Over Biloxi Air Show.
07/18/2018 01:24 PM
Man dies from eating flesh-eating bacteria on oysters
Health officials also urge people with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and other shellfish. Flesh-eating bacteria does not change the appearance, odor or taste of an oyster.
07/18/2018 11:49 AM
37th Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival poster unveiled
The Biloxi Seafood Festival poster was unveiled Wednesday morning during the Breakfast with the Mayor event at the Hard Rock Casino. Biloxi seafood committee chairs unveiled the winning poster that will represent the festival this Fall.
07/17/2018 04:32 PM
New police department on the way in D'Iberville
In D'Iberville, it's out with the old and in with the new- a new police station that is. The new station will be built on Lamey Bridge Road just south of Interstate 10 next to the main fire station.
07/17/2018 04:13 PM
Gulfport city council gets Centennial Plaza update
Imagine a large pool with a lazy river near the planned Holiday Inn, a Vegas style water fountain, apartments and another boutique style hotel. Those are just some of the amenities being kicked around for the old VA property on the beach in Gulfport.
07/17/2018 03:00 PM
D'Iberville police host 100 kids in D.A.R.E camp
Youngsters in D'Iberville are daring to be great. They're learning the do's and don’ts of drugs, alcohol and the basics in safety. And it's all thanks to volunteer officers of the D'Iberville Police Department, as well as, a bus driver and art teacher from the Harrison County School District.
07/17/2018 12:18 PM
Probe criticizes Montana justice for absences, tardiness
An investigation into the operation of one of the Missoula County justice courts found the judge was frequently absent, had employees walk her dog, put court fees in an unlocked box on her back porch and offered no training to new hires.
07/16/2018 08:58 PM
Sheriff: Stricter animal cruelty laws needed in MS
Jones County Sheriff Alex Hodge stressed the need for stronger animal cruelty laws during a Monday press release after almost 100 animals were seized from a private property where they lived in deplorable conditions. David and Mary Ellen Senne were arrested and made their initial court appearance Monday. Each is charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated cruelty to a dog or cat. "This has probably been one of the most eye-opening cases for me personally and tho...
07/16/2018 04:44 PM
More questions than answers about Greene County prison escape
Many Greene County residents are still on edge after a convicted double murderer escaped from the Southern Mississippi Correctional Institution in Leakesville almost two weeks ago. Michael Floyd Wilson spent three days on the run before being captured on the coast. Residents want to know how it happened and why, and if it could happen again.
05/09/2018 06:40 PM
Celebrate National Shrimp Day with Sausage & Shrimp Pastalaya
National Shrimp Day is Thursday, May 10. Shrimp cooks quickly and can be prepared in endless ways. Zatarain's visited WLOX Studios on Wednesday to celebrate early and make Shrimp and Sausage Pastalaya - featuring the flavors of a New Orleans Jambalaya served up with pasta. The home chef can create this one-pot meal in just 30 minutes with the following recipe: INGREDIENTS (10 Servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 package (14 ounces) smoked sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 medium y...
04/04/2016 05:17 PM
Brown Rice Waldorf Salad
Rice is nutritious, economical, blends well with any food pairings and is easy to make. Best of all, rice is cholesterol-free, sodium-free and has no trans or saturated fat. Rice is also gluten-free and is the least allergenic of all grains.