The $355 million dollar construction project in East Biloxi continues to cause problems for those working and living in the area. The road work has been ongoing since the summer of 2014 and local business owners say the city owes them something in return. Roads are still torn up here in East Biloxi as the […]
Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich is back from meeting with state legislators about three important city projects. Mayor Gilich took a trip to Washington, D.C. to speak with the Mississippi delegation. They discussed the funding backing the Keesler Air Force Base gate and the economic corridor along Division Street, acquiring federal funding for the restoration […]
Biloxi firefighters are battling a house fire on Cove Drive. Fire Chief Joe Boney tells News 25 two dogs were rescued from the home, but no one else was inside. He also says the fire is contained and crews are working to find out where it started. News 25’s Taylor Rubach has details.
Over at West Harrison, Lady Hurricanes hosted Biloxi. Biloxi wins by the final score of 60-29. They improve to 2-3 on the year with both wins coming at the expense of West Harrison. Lady Canes still looking for that first win of the season at 0-4.
A public hearing was called this afternoon in Biloxi to discuss the proposed ordinance for special events. The ordinance would require any person or organization in the City of Biloxi that plans on hosting an event to acquire a special events permit. The permit would cost the planner a permit fee of five percent of […]
Recently the Biloxi City Council passed an ordinance to allow panhandling within the city limits after securing a license for the cost of $25. Some residents are concerned that the ordinance will enable panhandlers by giving them permission to continue the practice, but local officials laid out strict guidelines in the ordinance. They believe this […]
Between official city wide events and those hosted by outside organizations, Biloxi is one of the busiest cities in our state. This often creates hurdles for city management. This week, City Council may address some of those issues including: unexpected overcrowding, lack of additional resources allocated for emergency response departments, and improperly planned traffic proposals. […]
Police are investigating gunshots that damaged a woman’s home in Biloxi. Police say a woman reported she was at home on Ahern Drive near Howard Avenue Sunday night when she heard multiple gunshots. She said one of the bullets struck her living room wall a few feet from where she had been sitting. No one […]
Recent complaints from Biloxi residents regarding panhandlers in the area have sparked a debate with the City Council. At tonight’s meeting, residents expressed their complaints as City Council members discussed a new ordinance to be put in place to maintain the situation. The ordinance has been in the works for weeks and would require each […]
A pedestrian was struck by a train in Biloxi Sunday morning. Shortly before 10, Biloxi police officers responded to the railroad tracks between the area of Veterans Boulevard and McDonnel Avenue. The investigation revealed that a 43-year-old black female from Gulfport appeared to fail to move out of the way of the train despite the […]