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  • Katrina couple renews vows 10 years after storm

    Katrina couple renews vows 10 years after storm

    Monday, September 7 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-09-07 15:30:49 GMT
    Monday, September 7 2015 1:22 PM EDT2015-09-07 17:22:38 GMT
    Todd and Jennifer Jackson renew their vows 10 years after Katrina changed their wedding plans.Todd and Jennifer Jackson renew their vows 10 years after Katrina changed their wedding plans.
    The couple featured in Seven on Your Side's Katrina Untold: Ten Years Later who had their wedding plans turned upside down because of the storm renewed their vows this weekend for their 10 year anniversary.More >>
    The couple featured in Seven on Your Side's Katrina Untold: Ten Years Later who had their wedding plans turned upside down because of the storm renewed their vows this weekend for their 10 year anniversary.More >>
  • Post-Katrina eyesore removed in Long Beach

    Post-Katrina eyesore removed in Long Beach

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 12:49 PM EDT2015-09-01 16:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 1 2015 12:49 PM EDT2015-09-01 16:49:00 GMT
    The old K-Mart parking lot in Long Beach has a major project underway. Heavy equipment crews are busy breaking up the slab of that business which was battered by Katrina ten years ago. More >>
    The old K-Mart parking lot in Long Beach has a major project underway. Heavy equipment crews are busy breaking up the slab of that business which was battered by Katrina ten years ago. More >>
  • Sen. Wicker thanks ham radio operators for their lifesaving role during Katrina

    Sen. Wicker thanks ham radio operators for their lifesaving role during Katrina

    Friday, August 28 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-08-28 22:21:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-29 10:54:09 GMT
    When Hurricane Katrina knocked out communication services on the Coast, amateur radio operators provided many people with their only contact to the outside world. On Friday, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker came to South Mississippi to personally thank the operators who played a critical role during the disaster. There was another reason behind his visit.More >>
    When Hurricane Katrina knocked out communication services on the Coast, amateur radio operators provided many people with their only contact to the outside world. On Friday, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker came to South Mississippi to personally thank the operators who played a critical role during the disaster. There was another reason behind his visit.More >>
  • Katrina +10 exhibit open for last time on Labor Day

    Katrina +10 exhibit open for last time on Labor Day

    Sunday, September 6 2015 9:31 PM EDT2015-09-07 01:31:14 GMT
    Sunday, September 6 2015 10:40 PM EDT2015-09-07 02:40:29 GMT
    Visitors to the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art watch a WLOX interactive station at the Katrina + 10 exhibit. The exhibit will be open for the last time on Labor Day.Visitors to the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art watch a WLOX interactive station at the Katrina + 10 exhibit. The exhibit will be open for the last time on Labor Day.
    More than 30,000 people have come through Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art's Katrina+10 exhibit in its six months. It’s taught many lessons, even to the point of redefining the museum’s mission.More >>
    More than 30,000 people have come through Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art's Katrina+10 exhibit in its six months. It’s taught many lessons, even to the point of redefining the museum’s mission.More >>
  • Report: 'Katrina Girl' found, airman to reunite with girl he saved in New Orleans

    Report: 'Katrina Girl' found, airman to reunite with girl he saved in New Orleans

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 9:55 AM EDT2015-09-02 13:55:09 GMT
    It started with an iconic photo. Former Air Force Master Sergeant Mike Maroney was photographed hugging an adorable, pigtailed girl who he saved during Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    It started with an iconic photo. Former Air Force Master Sergeant Mike Maroney was photographed hugging an adorable, pigtailed girl who he saved during Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Biloxi community comes together to celebrate 10 years of post-Katrina progress

    Biloxi community comes together to celebrate 10 years of post-Katrina progress

    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:59 PM EDT2015-08-29 22:59:45 GMT
    Sunday, August 30 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-30 10:54:07 GMT
    Leaders and locals said it's amazing how far the Coast has come in a decade. (Photo source: WLOX)Leaders and locals said it's amazing how far the Coast has come in a decade. (Photo source: WLOX)
    In Biloxi, the MGM Ball Park was transformed into the main stage for a special Katrina anniversary service that focused on the resiliency and recovery of South Mississippi after such a destructive storm. More >>
    In Biloxi, the MGM Ball Park was transformed into the main stage for a special Katrina anniversary service that focused on the resiliency and recovery of South Mississippi after such a destructive storm. More >>
  • Biloxi church holds Katrina remembrance service

    Biloxi church holds Katrina remembrance service

    Saturday, August 29 2015 3:22 PM EDT2015-08-29 19:22:38 GMT
    Sunday, August 30 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-30 10:54:06 GMT
    Many saw Saturday's anniversary of Hurricane Katrina as an opportunity to join together in faith and worship. That was certainly the case at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Biloxi.More >>
    Many saw Saturday's anniversary of Hurricane Katrina as an opportunity to join together in faith and worship. That was certainly the case at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Biloxi.More >>
  • Wesley's Blog: My Katrina Story

    Wesley's Blog: My Katrina Story

    Saturday, August 29 2015 12:59 PM EDT2015-08-29 16:59:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 9:22 PM EDT2015-08-30 01:22:39 GMT
    Wesley Williams shares his Katrina experience. (Photo source: WLOX)Wesley Williams shares his Katrina experience. (Photo source: WLOX)
    WLOX Meteorologist Wesley Williams, a New Orleans native, looks back at his Katrina story which also happens to be a Rita story.More >>
    WLOX Meteorologist Wesley Williams, a New Orleans native, looks back at his Katrina story which also happens to be a Rita story.More >>
  • Coast women celebrate Katrina anniversary through gardening

    Coast women celebrate Katrina anniversary through gardening

    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:29 PM EDT2015-08-29 22:29:11 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-08-29 22:31:20 GMT
    The sunshine beaming down on East Biloxi today inspired the members of Coastal Women for Change. More >>
    The sunshine beaming down on East Biloxi today inspired the members of Coastal Women for Change. More >>
  • 10 years, 10,000 reasons service celebrates Katrina anniversary in Gulfport

    10 years, 10,000 reasons service celebrates Katrina anniversary in Gulfport

    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:03 PM EDT2015-08-29 22:03:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 6:03 PM EDT2015-08-29 22:03:02 GMT
    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour headed up the commission that coordinated Mississippi's 10 year commemoration of Hurricane Katrina. More >>
    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour headed up the commission that coordinated Mississippi's 10 year commemoration of Hurricane Katrina. More >>
  • Biloxi begins Katrina anniversary with reflection, ends with celebration

    Biloxi begins Katrina anniversary with reflection, ends with celebration

    Saturday, August 29 2015 9:49 AM EDT2015-08-29 13:49:57 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 11:35 AM EDT2015-08-29 15:35:53 GMT
    August 29, 2015 promises to be a very different day than it was 10 years ago. Saturday morning, the city of Biloxi held a memorial for the victims of Hurricane Katrina at MGM Park.More >>
    August 29, 2015 promises to be a very different day than it was 10 years ago. Saturday morning, the city of Biloxi held a memorial for the victims of Hurricane Katrina at MGM Park.More >>
  • Life Beyond Katrina: Doug deSilvey's journey to recovery

    Life Beyond Katrina: Doug deSilvey's journey to recovery

    Friday, August 28 2015 6:19 PM EDT2015-08-28 22:19:52 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 7:26 PM EDT2015-08-28 23:26:01 GMT
    Biloxi resident Doug deSilvey lost four of his family members during Katrina. He spoke with WLOX in an effort to honor his lost loved ones and to remember them.More >>
    Biloxi resident Doug deSilvey lost four of his family members during Katrina. He spoke with WLOX in an effort to honor his lost loved ones and to remember them.More >>
  • Former President Bush praises Mississippi's hard work and leadership

    Former President Bush praises Mississippi's hard work and leadership

    Friday, August 28 2015 5:56 PM EDT2015-08-28 21:56:59 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 6:45 PM EDT2015-08-28 22:45:23 GMT
    In a celebration at Jones Park, America's 43rd President thanked Mississippians for setting an example on how with hard work and good leadership, people can bounce back from massive destruction.More >>
    In a celebration at Jones Park, America's 43rd President thanked Mississippians for setting an example on how with hard work and good leadership, people can bounce back from massive destruction.More >>
  • Couple credits Hurricane Katrina for their wedding anniversary

    Couple credits Hurricane Katrina for their wedding anniversary

    Friday, August 28 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-08-28 21:53:14 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 6:33 PM EDT2015-08-28 22:33:12 GMT
    The couple credits Katrina for their relationship. (Photo Source: WLOX)The couple credits Katrina for their relationship. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Looking back at one of the greatest tragedies to hit the Gulf Coast, it's hard to find a silver lining in the storm clouds of Katrina, but the Carter's do it every day.More >>
    Looking back at one of the greatest tragedies to hit the Gulf Coast, it's hard to find a silver lining in the storm clouds of Katrina, but the Carter's do it every day.More >>
  • President Bush salutes Mississippi and its first responders

    President Bush salutes Mississippi and its first responders

    Friday, August 28 2015 12:31 PM EDT2015-08-28 16:31:16 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 3:13 PM EDT2015-08-28 19:13:21 GMT
    President George W. Bush addresses first responders at Barksdale Pavilion in Gulfport (Photo Source: WLOX News)President George W. Bush addresses first responders at Barksdale Pavilion in Gulfport (Photo Source: WLOX News)
    On his first visit to the region since leaving the White House, President George W. Bush noted Gulfport's harbor looks a lot better than it did the last time he toured the area. That last time was in the weeks after Hurricane Katrina, when the harbor, the city and the region were still recovering from Hurricane Katrina. President Bush and his wife Laura were part of a Friday celebration at Gulfport's Barksdale Pavilion.More >>
    On his first visit to the region since leaving the White House, President George W. Bush noted Gulfport's harbor looks a lot better than it did the last time he toured the area. That last time was in the weeks after Hurricane Katrina, when the harbor, the city and the region were still recovering from Hurricane Katrina. President Bush and his wife Laura were part of a Friday celebration at Gulfport's Barksdale Pavilion.More >>
  • Haley Barbour looks beyond Katrina event

    Haley Barbour looks beyond Katrina event

    Friday, August 28 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-08-28 17:44:08 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 2:28 PM EDT2015-08-28 18:28:03 GMT
    Barbour pulled no punches when describing the impact of Katrina. (Photo Source: WLOX)Barbour pulled no punches when describing the impact of Katrina. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Former Governor Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker at the USM Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.  More >>
    Former Governor Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker at the USM Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. 
     
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  • Haley Barbour shares his Hurricane Katrina memories

    Haley Barbour shares his Hurricane Katrina memories

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:53 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:53:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 9:54 PM EDT2015-08-27 01:54:45 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Saturday will mark ten years since Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi's coast. It was the costliest natural disaster in American history.More >>
    Saturday will mark ten years since Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi's coast. It was the costliest natural disaster in American history.More >>
  • Waste Management prepares for 2015 Hurricane Season

    Waste Management prepares for 2015 Hurricane Season

    Monday, June 1 2015 3:22 PM EDT2015-06-01 19:22:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:59:32 GMT
    As the 2015 Hurricane Season begins, Waste Management officials are preparing to serve the community and once again respond to collection-related challenges if a storm threatens the area.More >>
    As the 2015 Hurricane Season begins, Waste Management officials are preparing to serve the community and once again respond to collection-related challenges if a storm threatens the area.More >>
  • FEMA administrator visits West Harrison High

    FEMA administrator visits West Harrison High

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:57 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:57:37 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:10 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:10:39 GMT
    FEMA administrator, Craig Fugate, says the biggest lesson from Katrina is "time management".He says, you can't wait until it's bad, before you start moving.More >>
    FEMA administrator, Craig Fugate, says the biggest lesson from Katrina is "time management".He says, you can't wait until it's bad, before you start moving.More >>
  • West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-08-25 22:31:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-26 10:54:08 GMT
    Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.More >>
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.More >>
  • Attorney recalls helping desperate storm victims

    Attorney recalls helping desperate storm victims

    Friday, August 14 2015 6:29 PM EDT2015-08-14 22:29:20 GMT
    Friday, August 14 2015 9:39 PM EDT2015-08-15 01:39:26 GMT
    His work and dedication helped thousands of hurricane victims who had nowhere else to turn.  Attorney Reilly Morse was the guest speaker at Friday’s Katrina-Plus 10 series of talks at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.More >>
    His work and dedication helped thousands of hurricane victims who had nowhere else to turn.  Attorney Reilly Morse was the guest speaker at Friday’s Katrina-Plus 10 series of talks at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.More >>
  • Downtown Long Beach celebrates retail success

    Downtown Long Beach celebrates retail success

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 6:54 PM EDT2015-08-12 22:54:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-13 10:54:03 GMT
    The City of Long Beach is celebrating a retail renaissance. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the downtown is alive with new development and young entrepreneurs.More >>
    The City of Long Beach is celebrating a retail renaissance. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the downtown is alive with new development and young entrepreneurs.More >>
  • Salvation Army leader reflects on Katrina response

    Salvation Army leader reflects on Katrina response

    Friday, August 7 2015 5:57 PM EDT2015-08-07 21:57:27 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 8:01 PM EDT2015-08-08 00:01:19 GMT
    It was a Katrina flashback for many at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art on Friday. The Salvation Army canteen served lunch, as its local leader reflected on the hurricane response 10 years ago.More >>
    It was a Katrina flashback for many at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art on Friday. The Salvation Army canteen served lunch, as its local leader reflected on the hurricane response 10 years ago.More >>
  • Gulfport man seeks owner of military medals lost during Katrina

    Gulfport man seeks owner of military medals lost during Katrina

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-08-05 22:21:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-06 10:54:03 GMT
    A Gulfport man is looking for the owner of a military keepsake he discovered after Hurricane Katrina. Buried in the hurricane debris near his home: A shadow box with eleven military medals inside. Katrina's storm surge destroyed or displaced so many personal belongings. But Ron Roland would like to find the family that's missing this unique memento.More >>
    A Gulfport man is looking for the owner of a military keepsake he discovered after Hurricane Katrina. Buried in the hurricane debris near his home: A shadow box with eleven military medals inside. Katrina's storm surge destroyed or displaced so many personal belongings. But Ron Roland would like to find the family that's missing this unique memento.More >>
  • Former commander recalls Keesler Katrina recovery

    Former commander recalls Keesler Katrina recovery

    Friday, July 17 2015 6:20 PM EDT2015-07-17 22:20:42 GMT
    Saturday, July 18 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-07-18 10:54:08 GMT
    He became commander of Keesler Air Force base just three months after Hurricane Katrina. Friday afternoon, General Paul Capasso shared the story of how Keesler rebuilt and recovered from the storm.More >>
    He became commander of Keesler Air Force base just three months after Hurricane Katrina. Friday afternoon, General Paul Capasso shared the story of how Keesler rebuilt and recovered from the storm.More >>
  • Iowa fire chief shares Hurricane Katrina lessons

    Iowa fire chief shares Hurricane Katrina lessons

    Friday, July 3 2015 6:59 PM EDT2015-07-03 22:59:49 GMT
    Friday, July 3 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-07-04 03:08:33 GMT
    He's a small town fire chief, with an awfully big heart. Steve Gerard oversees the volunteer firefighters in New Sharon, Iowa, population 1300. He never realized how much helping Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina would impact his life and his fire department.More >>
    He's a small town fire chief, with an awfully big heart. Steve Gerard oversees the volunteer firefighters in New Sharon, Iowa, population 1300. He never realized how much helping Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina would impact his life and his fire department.More >>
  • MSU, NOAA, Liquid Robotics team up to improve hurricane forecasting

    MSU, NOAA, Liquid Robotics team up to improve hurricane forecasting

    Mississippi State University and NOAA are partners with a California robotics firm in a research project to help improve hurricane intensity forecasting.More >>
    Mississippi State University and NOAA are partners with a California robotics firm in a research project to help improve hurricane intensity forecasting. Liquid Robotics is the company which makes the Wave Gliders, an autonomous surface vessel. Three of those gliders will be deployed in the Gulf of Mexico to record and transmit various weather measurements from approaching storm systems.More >>
  • Former MS Governor Haley Barbour brings Katrina book tour to South MS

    Former MS Governor Haley Barbour brings Katrina book tour to South MS

    Thursday, August 27 2015 7:17 PM EDT2015-08-27 23:17:30 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-28 10:54:06 GMT
     The man who led our state through the massive post-Katrina rebuilding and recovery got a chance to reminisce with some coast storm survivors on Thursday.More >>
     The man who led our state through the massive post-Katrina rebuilding and recovery got a chance to reminisce with some coast storm survivors on Thursday.More >>
  • Katrina kids recall loss, trauma and recovery

    Katrina kids recall loss, trauma and recovery

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 6:00 PM EDT2015-08-18 22:00:10 GMT
    Monday, August 31 2015 11:26 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:26:43 GMT
    They are Katrina's youngest victims; children who've lost their homes, schools and even loved ones. Over the last 10 years, there have been numerous studies to find out if that violent storm has stirred up any mental health problems among children. We recently caught up with two former South Mississippi students who have experienced loss and recovery.More >>
    They are Katrina's youngest victims; children who've lost their homes, schools and even loved ones. Over the last 10 years, there have been numerous studies to find out if that violent storm has stirred up any mental health problems among children. We recently caught up with two former South Mississippi students who have experienced loss and recovery.More >>
  • Gulfport officers share stories of Hurricane Katrina rescues, recovery

    Gulfport officers share stories of Hurricane Katrina rescues, recovery

    Friday, August 14 2015 7:30 PM EDT2015-08-14 23:30:54 GMT
    Friday, August 14 2015 10:26 PM EDT2015-08-15 02:26:25 GMT
    Photo Source: WLOX NewsPhoto Source: WLOX News
    They lost their headquarters, 46-vehicles, and 25-employees were left homeless. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina hit, members of the Gulfport Police Department want to send out this message: "We were devastated, but not down".More >>
    They lost their headquarters, 46-vehicles, and 25-employees were left homeless. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina hit, members of the Gulfport Police Department want to send out this message: "We were devastated, but not down".More >>
  • MS Heritage Trust shares success stories of recovery from Katrina

    MS Heritage Trust shares success stories of recovery from Katrina

    Friday, April 3 2015 6:28 PM EDT2015-04-03 22:28:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-04-04 10:54:05 GMT
    It has been called "the worst cultural disaster our nation has ever known." Hurricane Katrina wiped away hundreds of historic structures in Mississippi. On Friday, the Mississippi Heritage Trust talked about efforts to save our history 10 years after the monster storm.More >>
    It has been called "the worst cultural disaster our nation has ever known." Hurricane Katrina wiped away hundreds of historic structures in Mississippi. On Friday, the Mississippi Heritage Trust talked about efforts to save our history 10 years after the monster storm.More >>
  • Cedar Point neighborhood struggles to recover 10 years after Katrina

    Cedar Point neighborhood struggles to recover 10 years after Katrina

    Thursday, August 27 2015 7:24 PM EDT2015-08-27 23:24:08 GMT
    Friday, August 28 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-28 10:54:06 GMT
    Look around Cedar Point, and you will see a number of lots where homes used to be. (Photo source: WLOX)Look around Cedar Point, and you will see a number of lots where homes used to be. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Hurricane Katrina hit the Cedar Point neighborhood in Bay St. Louis extremely hard. There was not a home left standing in a five block area from the beach front. Ten years later, Cedar Point is still struggling to bounce back.More >>
    Hurricane Katrina hit the Cedar Point neighborhood in Bay St. Louis extremely hard. There was not a home left standing in a five block area from the beach front. Ten years later, Cedar Point is still struggling to bounce back.More >>
  • St. Stanislaus observes Katrina progress 10 years later

    St. Stanislaus observes Katrina progress 10 years later

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:56 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:56:55 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-27 10:54:05 GMT
    Saying thank you for those helping hands was what this special Katrina anniversary mass was all about. (Photo source: WLOX)Saying thank you for those helping hands was what this special Katrina anniversary mass was all about. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Hurricane Katrina not only destroyed or heavily damaged thousands of homes on the Coast, it also affected schools like St. Stanislaus. The high school, which was founded in 1854, has endured several powerful storms. Here is a look at how the school celebrated bouncing back from Katrina.More >>
    Hurricane Katrina not only destroyed or heavily damaged thousands of homes on the Coast, it also affected schools like St. Stanislaus. The high school, which was founded in 1854, has endured several powerful storms. Here is a look at how the school celebrated bouncing back from Katrina.More >>
  • Ground Zero Museum to reopen on Katrina anniversary

    Ground Zero Museum to reopen on Katrina anniversary

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 8:50 PM EDT2015-08-20 00:50:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-20 10:54:10 GMT
    An entire room at the Ground Zero Museum is being dedicated to an art project called “Backyards and Beyond.” (Photo source: WLOX)An entire room at the Ground Zero Museum is being dedicated to an art project called “Backyards and Beyond.” (Photo source: WLOX)
    When Waveland's Ground Zero Museum reopens on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina next week, it will feature a new, exciting and interactive art exhibit. It's the work of Jackson artist H.C. Porter. We have a sneak preview of what visitors can expect.More >>
    When Waveland's Ground Zero Museum reopens on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina next week, it will feature a new, exciting and interactive art exhibit. It's the work of Jackson artist H.C. Porter. We have a sneak preview of what visitors can expect.More >>
  • Bigger may not be better post-Katrina

    Bigger may not be better post-Katrina

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 3:50 PM EDT2015-08-11 19:50:51 GMT
    Monday, August 31 2015 12:23 PM EDT2015-08-31 16:23:48 GMT
    (Photo source: WLOX)(Photo source: WLOX)
    We all remember the phrase, we're going to build back bigger and better. It was said a lot in the days, weeks and months following Katrina.In many cases, bigger has become the norm along our post-Katrina coastline, but is bigger actually better? If you look at some of the numbers, you may have some doubts. After filing public records requests, you see that bigger buildings also translate into bigger utility and insurance bills.More >>
    We all remember the phrase, we're going to build back bigger and better. It was said a lot in the days, weeks and months following Katrina.
    In many cases, bigger has become the norm along our post-Katrina coastline, but is bigger actually better? If you look at some of the numbers, you may have some doubts. After filing public records requests, you see that bigger buildings also translate into bigger utility and insurance bills.
    More >>
  • Coast nonprofits looking to the future 10 years after Katrina

    Coast nonprofits looking to the future 10 years after Katrina

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 2:20 PM EDT2015-08-12 18:20:32 GMT
    Monday, August 31 2015 11:36 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:36:46 GMT
    Cynthia Walker, CEO of United Way of South MississippiCynthia Walker, CEO of United Way of South Mississippi
    It has been a decade since one of the worst storms in history made landfall right at our front door in South Mississippi. In that time, nonprofit organizations and agencies have made a huge impact in our communities.More >>
    It has been a decade since one of the worst storms in history made landfall right at our front door in South Mississippi. In that time, nonprofit organizations and agencies have made a huge impact in our communities.More >>
  • Carrie's Blog: My recollection of Hurricane Katrina

    Carrie's Blog: My recollection of Hurricane Katrina

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:00 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:00:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:39 PM EDT2015-08-29 17:39:06 GMT
    There are so many things I think about and so many things I have conveniently forgotten about Katrina. This is a look back from my perspective on a storm which changed my life, but probably not in the way you might think.More >>
    There are so many things I think about and so many things I have conveniently forgotten about Katrina. This is a look back from my perspective on a storm which changed my life, but probably not in the way you might think.More >>
  • Former MS First Lady says Katrina taught her true meaning of humanity

    Former MS First Lady says Katrina taught her true meaning of humanity

    Thursday, August 27 2015 6:49 PM EDT2015-08-27 22:49:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 7:52 PM EDT2015-08-27 23:52:08 GMT
    Mississippi's former first lady said the kindness and generosity she witnessed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina taught her the true meaning of humanity.More >>
    Mississippi's former first lady said the kindness and generosity she witnessed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina taught her the true meaning of humanity.More >>
  • 911 callers reflect on desperate pleas for help during Katrina

    911 callers reflect on desperate pleas for help during Katrina

    Thursday, August 27 2015 11:18 AM EDT2015-08-27 15:18:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 5:26 PM EDT2015-08-27 21:26:39 GMT
    Panic. Desperation. That's what was heard in their voices - the people who called 911, begging for help during the height of the storm because they were trapped in their homes.More >>
    Panic. Desperation. That's what was heard in their voices - the people who called 911, begging for help during the height of the storm because they were trapped in their homes.More >>
  • AmeriCorps a big part of volunteer effort in South MS

    AmeriCorps a big part of volunteer effort in South MS

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 9:37 PM EDT2015-08-27 01:37:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 27 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-27 10:54:08 GMT
    D’Sean Sheppard, his mother and brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina about a month late from a different, stronger and safer perspective; their new home.More >>
    D’Sean Sheppard, his mother and brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina about a month late from a different, stronger and safer perspective; their new home.More >>
  • Pascagoula-Gautier School District experiences post-Katrina progress

    Pascagoula-Gautier School District experiences post-Katrina progress

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:39:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 8:34 PM EDT2015-08-27 00:34:02 GMT
    (Photo Source: WLOX)(Photo Source: WLOX)
     When Hurricane Katrina 's wind and water came barreling through south Mississippi, hundreds of schools were damaged and destroyed.More >>
     When Hurricane Katrina 's wind and water came barreling through south Mississippi, hundreds of schools were damaged and destroyed.More >>
  • Katrina Trail installation offers reminder of storm's fury

    Katrina Trail installation offers reminder of storm's fury

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:19 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:19:45 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 8:29 PM EDT2015-08-27 00:29:25 GMT
    Katrina Trail installation offers reminder of storm's fury (Photo Source: WLOX)Katrina Trail installation offers reminder of storm's fury (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Pascagoula is commemorating the ten year anniversary of Katrina with an interactive display at Beach Park.More >>
    Pascagoula is commemorating the ten year anniversary of Katrina with an interactive display at Beach Park.More >>
  • Jackson County hospitals met the challenge brought by Katrina

    Jackson County hospitals met the challenge brought by Katrina

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 3:36 PM EDT2015-08-26 19:36:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:18 PM EDT2015-08-26 22:18:06 GMT
    Patient care manager David Higdon says Katrina made SRHS even better. (Photo Source: WLOX)Patient care manager David Higdon says Katrina made SRHS even better. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Just like everything else on the coast, hospitals were tested by Mother Nature when Hurricane Katrina roared ashore almost 10 years ago. More >>
    Just like everything else on the coast, hospitals were tested by Mother Nature when Hurricane Katrina roared ashore almost 10 years ago.

     
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  • Sheppard family will observe Katrina anniversary from new home

    Sheppard family will observe Katrina anniversary from new home

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:44:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:44:38 GMT
    D'Sean Sheppard, his mother and his brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina from their new home. (Photo source: WLOX)D'Sean Sheppard, his mother and his brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina from their new home. (Photo source: WLOX)
    D'Sean Sheppard, his mother and his brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina about a month late from a different perspective; their new home.More >>
    D'Sean Sheppard, his mother and his brother will be observing the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina about a month late from a different perspective; their new home.More >>
  • Picture boards at City Park mark progress since Katrina

    Picture boards at City Park mark progress since Katrina

    City Park takes a look back at the devastation Hurricane Katrina left behind and celebrates how far it's come after the storm.More >>
    City Park takes a look back at the devastation Hurricane Katrina left behind and celebrates how far it's come after the storm.More >>
  • Grocery stores now at pre-Katrina levels

    Grocery stores now at pre-Katrina levels

    New commercials show the playful side of the city and the family side, as well. (FOX 8 Photo)New commercials show the playful side of the city and the family side, as well. (FOX 8 Photo)
    Tulane University study also reveals that supermarket access has improved for predominately African American communities.More >>
    Tulane University study also reveals that supermarket access has improved for predominately African American communities.More >>
  • Obama, Bush, Clinton will visit New Orleans to mark Katrina anniversary

    Obama, Bush, Clinton will visit New Orleans to mark Katrina anniversary

    President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will visit New Orleans next weekMore >>
    President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will visit New Orleans next weekMore >>
  • SRHS staffers recall trying times after Hurricane Katrina

    SRHS staffers recall trying times after Hurricane Katrina

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:05:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:05:09 GMT
    While both Singing River Hospital and Ocean Springs Hospital were relatively unscathed, the communities they serve were not. (Photo source: WLOX)While both Singing River Hospital and Ocean Springs Hospital were relatively unscathed, the communities they serve were not. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the staff and management at Singing River Health System are remembering those trying times.More >>
    Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the staff and management at Singing River Health System are remembering those trying times.More >>
  • Life Beyond Katrina: Mississippi Power's mission to turn the lights back on following the storm

    Life Beyond Katrina: Mississippi Power's mission to turn the lights back on following the storm

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 10:34 PM EDT2015-08-26 02:34:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 1:24 PM EDT2015-08-26 17:24:54 GMT
    Mississippi Power Storm CenterMississippi Power Storm Center
    Following Hurricane Katrina all 200,000 Mississippi Power customers in the region were left in the dark. When the power went out, crews went into action and are living life beyond Katrina.More >>
    Following Hurricane Katrina all 200,000 Mississippi Power customers in the region were left in the dark. When the power went out, crews went into action and are living life beyond Katrina.More >>
  • Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau aims to promote tourism along the coast

    Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau aims to promote tourism along the coast

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 7:25 PM EDT2015-08-25 23:25:23 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 12:36 PM EDT2015-08-26 16:36:47 GMT
    As Coast residents focused on picking up the pieces of what was left after the storm, state leaders concentrated on creating a commission of several different entities that needed to recover quickly.One those of those areas — tourism.More >>
    As Coast residents focused on picking up the pieces of what was left after the storm, state leaders concentrated on creating a commission of several different entities that needed to recover quickly.One those of those areas — tourism.More >>
  • Eagle Point recovering a decade after Katrina

    Eagle Point recovering a decade after Katrina

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 3:42 PM EDT2015-08-25 19:42:17 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-26 10:54:08 GMT
    While residents closest to the gulf were among some of the worst affected by Hurricane Katrina, neighborhoods along the back bay saw utter destruction as well.More >>
    While residents closest to the gulf were among some of the worst affected by Hurricane Katrina, neighborhoods along the back bay saw utter destruction as well.More >>
  • Habitat for Humanity volunteers commemorate Hurricane Katrina

    Habitat for Humanity volunteers commemorate Hurricane Katrina

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 8:10 PM EDT2015-08-26 00:10:06 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 10:53 PM EDT2015-08-26 02:53:40 GMT
    Volunteers are still doing what they can to commemorate 10 years since Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast, and Habitat for Humanity volunteers from around the country are working hard on a home in a new Pascagoula subdivision.More >>
    Volunteers are still doing what they can to commemorate 10 years since Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast, and Habitat for Humanity volunteers from around the country are working hard on a home in a new Pascagoula subdivision.More >>
  • Hancock Holding Co. celebrates regional resilience, growth at NASDAQ

    Hancock Holding Co. celebrates regional resilience, growth at NASDAQ

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 8:34 PM EDT2015-08-26 00:34:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 10:44 PM EDT2015-08-26 02:44:08 GMT
    A Harrison County company joined in a show of celebrating resilience on Wall Street Tuesday. Executives with Hancock Holding Company opened the NASDAQ Stock Market. The company's president and CEO John M. Hairston spoke just minutes before opening, offering thanks to people who helped the Gulf Coast recover from Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    A Harrison County company joined in a show of celebrating resilience on Wall Street Tuesday. Executives with Hancock Holding Company opened the NASDAQ Stock Market. The company's president and CEO John M. Hairston spoke just minutes before opening, offering thanks to people who helped the Gulf Coast recover from Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Katrina event highlights those who have not yet recovered from the storm

    Katrina event highlights those who have not yet recovered from the storm

    Monday, August 24 2015 10:25 PM EDT2015-08-25 02:25:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-25 10:54:08 GMT
    Community leaders and residents got a chance to care recovery stories. (Image Source: WLOX News)Community leaders and residents got a chance to care recovery stories. (Image Source: WLOX News)
    Steps Coalition hosted a Katrina remembrance event at the Biloxi Civic Center on Monday night. While it was aimed at bringing the community together 10 years later, there was also a focus on just how much certain parts of the community have really recovered.More >>
    Steps Coalition hosted a Katrina remembrance event at the Biloxi Civic Center on Monday night. While it was aimed at bringing the community together 10 years later, there was also a focus on just how much certain parts of the community have really recovered.More >>
  • Week-long house build will mark 10 years since Katrina

    Week-long house build will mark 10 years since Katrina

    Monday, August 24 2015 7:14 PM EDT2015-08-24 23:14:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-25 10:54:07 GMT
    A nonprofit group that's built and repaired more than 100 homes since Hurricane Katrina is celebrating that accomplishment by constructing yet another house. As part of a building blitz called “Back to Biloxi," the Fuller Center for Housing is hoping to have a house built and move in ready for a family by the end of the week. More >>
    A nonprofit group that's built and repaired more than 100 homes since Hurricane Katrina is celebrating that accomplishment by constructing yet another house. As part of a building blitz called “Back to Biloxi," the Fuller Center for Housing is hoping to have a house built and move in ready for a family by the end of the week. More >>
  • Gulfport nonprofit recognizes Hurricane Katrina first responders

    Gulfport nonprofit recognizes Hurricane Katrina first responders

    Sunday, August 23 2015 6:08 PM EDT2015-08-23 22:08:58 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 8:38 PM EDT2015-08-25 00:38:00 GMT
    Our first responders got a standing ovation at Morning Star Baptist Church in Gulfport for their efforts to help and support their community members when they needed them most after Katrina's devastation.More >>
    Our first responders got a standing ovation at Morning Star Baptist Church in Gulfport for their efforts to help and support their community members when they needed them most after Katrina's devastation.More >>
  • Volunteers with Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders are back for more

    Volunteers with Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders are back for more

    Sunday, August 23 2015 10:39 PM EDT2015-08-24 02:39:00 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 6:29 PM EDT2015-08-24 22:29:13 GMT
    The Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders are back.On Sunday night, volunteers returned to the Coast to celebrate old friendships, and continue what they started.More >>
    The Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders are back.On Sunday night, volunteers returned to the Coast to celebrate old friendships, and continue what they started.More >>
  • High water mark plaques going up in the coastal counties

    High water mark plaques going up in the coastal counties

    Monday, August 24 2015 5:22 PM EDT2015-08-24 21:22:23 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 5:22 PM EDT2015-08-24 21:22:24 GMT
    Gulfport's high water mark is at the Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park. (Photo source: WLOX)Gulfport's high water mark is at the Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park. (Photo source: WLOX)
    You may notice some new markers and plaques showing up at several locations in the three coastal counties. The markers and plaques are part of a FEMA program to raise awareness in coastal areas about high water and tidal surge.More >>
    You may notice some new markers and plaques showing up at several locations in the three coastal counties. The markers and plaques are part of a FEMA program to raise awareness in coastal areas about high water and tidal surge.More >>
  • Waveland playground dedicated to Bane family

    Waveland playground dedicated to Bane family

    Sunday, August 23 2015 4:25 PM EDT2015-08-23 20:25:06 GMT
    Sunday, August 23 2015 7:08 PM EDT2015-08-23 23:08:41 GMT
    A brand new playground is now open in Waveland. (Photo source: WLOX)A brand new playground is now open in Waveland. (Photo source: WLOX)
    A brand new playground is now open in Waveland, but it's not just any ordinary jungle gym. This one was built in memory of four family members who lost their lives during Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    A brand new playground is now open in Waveland, but it's not just any ordinary jungle gym. This one was built in memory of four family members who lost their lives during Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Robin Roberts has screening of ABC special on Katrina

    Robin Roberts has screening of ABC special on Katrina

    Thursday, August 20 2015 11:28 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:28:40 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 9:46 AM EDT2015-08-21 13:46:08 GMT
    The Boys and Girls Club's Qatar Center in Pass Christian was filled with not only people, but also their stories. Robin Roberts gave family members, friends and officials an early review of her upcoming ABC Special, "Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm," by her own company: Rockin' Robin productions.More >>
    The Boys and Girls Club's Qatar Center in Pass Christian was filled with not only people, but also their stories. Robin Roberts gave family members, friends and officials an early review of her upcoming ABC Special, "Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm," by her own company: Rockin' Robin productions.More >>
  • Cartoonist politely sums up Mississippians' feelings on presidential snub

    Cartoonist politely sums up Mississippians' feelings on presidential snub

    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:13 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:13:18 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 9:31 AM EDT2015-08-21 13:31:15 GMT
    Mississippi is known for having more than its fair share of great writers. But it's a well known editorial cartoonist that seems to have perfectly summed up the feelings of so many Mississippians when it was announced this week that President Obama would not be visiting the Magnolia State to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    Mississippi is known for having more than its fair share of great writers. But it's a well known editorial cartoonist that seems to have perfectly summed up the feelings of so many Mississippians when it was announced this week that President Obama would not be visiting the Magnolia State to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Map: Hurricane Katrina's path 10 years ago

    Map: Hurricane Katrina's path 10 years ago

    Friday, August 21 2015 6:30 AM EDT2015-08-21 10:30:03 GMT
    Path of Hurricane Katrina. (Source: NOAA)Path of Hurricane Katrina. (Source: NOAA)
    Katrina strengthened to a Category 5 storm before making landfall in Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane, but was so large the area sustained hurricane-force winds for hours prior to the storm's eye reaching land.More >>
    Katrina strengthened to a Category 5 storm before making landfall in Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane, but was so large the area sustained hurricane-force winds for hours prior to the storm's eye reaching land.More >>
  • Live stream continues at 7:30pm: Robin Roberts screens Katrina special in the Pass

    Live stream continues at 7:30pm: Robin Roberts screens Katrina special in the Pass

    Thursday, August 20 2015 6:22 PM EDT2015-08-20 22:22:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 7:59 PM EDT2015-08-20 23:59:54 GMT
    ABC news anchor and Pass Christian native Robin Roberts is back in her hometown tonight for a special screening of her upcoming special on Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    ABC news anchor and Pass Christian native Robin Roberts is back in her hometown tonight for a special screening of her upcoming special on Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • President Obama to visit NOLA, but not MS, for Katrina's anniversary

    President Obama to visit NOLA, but not MS, for Katrina's anniversary

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 12:14 PM EDT2015-08-19 16:14:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 12:14 PM EDT2015-08-19 16:14:35 GMT
    President Obama will not visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Wednesday, the White House announced the president will travel to New Orleans on Thursday, August 27 to meet with Mayor Mitch Landrieu and residents. But noticeably absent from the schedule was any stop in Mississippi, which was Ground Zero for the deadly storm.More >>
    President Obama will not visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Wednesday, the White House announced the president will travel to New Orleans on Thursday, August 27 to meet with Mayor Mitch Landrieu and residents. But noticeably absent from the schedule was any stop in Mississippi, which was Ground Zero for the deadly storm.More >>
  • Couple grows stronger after losing home to Katrina

    Couple grows stronger after losing home to Katrina

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 4:25 PM EDT2015-08-18 20:25:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 19 2015 8:52 AM EDT2015-08-19 12:52:37 GMT
    For thousands of coast residents who lost everything in Katrina, to rebuild or move away was a difficult decision to make. For one Ocean Springs couple, the decision to stay was easy. Despite the stress and strain of going through America's worst natural disaster, the devastating storm brought the Miners even closer. “I love him more every day. Yes, I certainly think there's been a bond, a storm bond. We do enjoy life," said Maryalice. More >>
    For thousands of coast residents who lost everything in Katrina, to rebuild or move away was a difficult decision to make. For one Ocean Springs couple, the decision to stay was easy. Despite the stress and strain of going through America's worst natural disaster, the devastating storm brought the Miners even closer. “I love him more every day. Yes, I certainly think there's been a bond, a storm bond. We do enjoy life," said Maryalice. More >>
  • Biloxi Housing Authority residents and leaders reflect on recovery since Katrina

    Biloxi Housing Authority residents and leaders reflect on recovery since Katrina

    Tuesday, August 18 2015 11:24 PM EDT2015-08-19 03:24:56 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 11:38 PM EDT2015-08-19 03:38:16 GMT
    Olevia Davis shows his young daughter pictures of Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina hit. (Image Source: WLOX News)Olevia Davis shows his young daughter pictures of Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina hit. (Image Source: WLOX News)
    After Hurricane Katrina, the United States department of Housing and Urban Development spent 20 Billion dollars creating new housing and infrastructure all across the Gulf Coast, about 40 million of that was spent in Biloxi.More >>
    After Hurricane Katrina, the United States department of Housing and Urban Development spent 20 Billion dollars creating new housing and infrastructure all across the Gulf Coast, about 40 million of that was spent in Biloxi.More >>
  • Rebuilding the power grid after Hurricane Katrina

    Rebuilding the power grid after Hurricane Katrina

    Monday, August 17 2015 3:46 PM EDT2015-08-17 19:46:51 GMT
    Tuesday, August 18 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-18 10:54:03 GMT
    The electric grid was destroyed. To get the power back on took a monumental effort. (Photo source: WLOX)The electric grid was destroyed. To get the power back on took a monumental effort. (Photo source: WLOX)
    When Hurricane Katrina struck almost 10 years ago, the lights went out. Almost every single one of them. The electric grid was destroyed.To get the power back on took a monumental effort. Doug Walker takes a look back at those challenging days. More >>
    When Hurricane Katrina struck almost 10 years ago, the lights went out. Almost every single one of them. The electric grid was destroyed.
    To get the power back on took a monumental effort. Doug Walker takes a look back at those challenging days.
     
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  • Red Cross to hold 9th Annual Hurricane Katrina blood drive

    Red Cross to hold 9th Annual Hurricane Katrina blood drive

    Monday, August 17 2015 6:05 PM EDT2015-08-17 22:05:41 GMT
    Monday, August 17 2015 6:05 PM EDT2015-08-17 22:05:40 GMT
    The Red Cross invites the public to help someone in need by donating blood. The blood drive is at Edgewater Mall on Saturday, August 29 from noon to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, August 30 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.More >>
    The Red Cross invites the public to help someone in need by donating blood. The blood drive is at Edgewater Mall on Saturday, August 29 from noon to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, August 30 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.More >>
  • Church invites Katrina volunteers back to Ocean Springs

    Church invites Katrina volunteers back to Ocean Springs

    Sunday, August 16 2015 2:26 PM EDT2015-08-16 18:26:42 GMT
    Monday, August 17 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-17 10:54:06 GMT
    One church in Ocean Springs served as a volunteer headquarters for a while after the Hurricane Katrina. Now that church is wanting to say thanks ten years later.More >>
    One church in Ocean Springs served as a volunteer headquarters for a while after the Hurricane Katrina. Now that church is wanting to say thanks ten years later.More >>
  • Pascagoula city leaders share their story of recovery after Katrina

    Pascagoula city leaders share their story of recovery after Katrina

    Sunday, August 16 2015 9:21 PM EDT2015-08-17 01:21:00 GMT
    Sunday, August 16 2015 9:36 PM EDT2015-08-17 01:36:42 GMT
    Current and former Pascagoula leaders pose for a picture. (Image Source: WLOX News)Current and former Pascagoula leaders pose for a picture. (Image Source: WLOX News)
    The Ohr O'Keefe Museum played host to another Katrina + 10 conversation this afternoon. Sunday, the spotlight was on Pascagoula. A former and current mayor talked about the city's journey of recovery.More >>
    The Ohr O'Keefe Museum played host to another Katrina + 10 conversation this afternoon. Sunday, the spotlight was on Pascagoula. A former and current mayor talked about the city's journey of recovery.More >>
  • Pass Christian's post-Katrina recovery centered around people

    Pass Christian's post-Katrina recovery centered around people

    Monday, August 10 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-08-10 20:13:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 5:54 AM EDT2015-08-11 09:54:05 GMT
    While slabs still remain along Highway 90 and for sale signs are prominent, rebuilding is moving at a brisk pace. (Photo source: WLOX)While slabs still remain along Highway 90 and for sale signs are prominent, rebuilding is moving at a brisk pace. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Pass Christian has seen a dramatic increase in the number of residential building permits issued in the past few years. Construction means people are returning to the Pass ten years after Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    Pass Christian has seen a dramatic increase in the number of residential building permits issued in the past few years. Construction means people are returning to the Pass ten years after Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Habitat For Humanity for MS Gulf Coast reflects on 25,000 volunteers since Katrina

    Habitat For Humanity for MS Gulf Coast reflects on 25,000 volunteers since Katrina

    Friday, August 7 2015 6:39 PM EDT2015-08-07 22:39:41 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 10:32 PM EDT2015-08-08 02:32:59 GMT
    Habitat For Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is doing a special build to commemorate 10 years since the storm that left thousands of Coast residents homeless. More >>
    Habitat For Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is doing a special build to commemorate 10 years since the storm that left thousands of Coast residents homeless. More >>
  • NC woman brings Katrina Quilt to South Mississippi

    NC woman brings Katrina Quilt to South Mississippi

    Thursday, August 6 2015 1:02 PM EDT2015-08-06 17:02:48 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-08-07 16:50:25 GMT
    One woman who came to the coast from Columbia, North Carolina to help the Salvation Army with recovery, is helping tell our Hurricane Katrina story, but from a child's perspective.More >>
    One woman who came to the coast from Columbia, North Carolina to help the Salvation Army with recovery, is helping tell our Hurricane Katrina story, but from a child's perspective.More >>
  • Life beyond Hurricane Katrina at Beauvoir

    Life beyond Hurricane Katrina at Beauvoir

    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:45 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:45:11 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-07 10:54:06 GMT
    (Photo source: WLOX)(Photo source: WLOX)
    On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina roared ashore and damaged or destroyed so many historic structures on the Coast. The storm slammed into Beauvoir.More >>
    On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina roared ashore and damaged or destroyed so many historic structures on the Coast. The storm slammed into Beauvoir.More >>
  • The past meets the present at latest Katrina +10 event

    The past meets the present at latest Katrina +10 event

    Sunday, August 2 2015 9:21 PM EDT2015-08-03 01:21:52 GMT
    Sunday, August 2 2015 9:27 PM EDT2015-08-03 01:27:13 GMT
    Mayor Gilich and former Mayor Holloway sign book copies at the Katrina +10 eventMayor Gilich and former Mayor Holloway sign book copies at the Katrina +10 event
    Biloxi's current and former mayors headlined the latest "Katrina +10" event on Sunday.Mayor FoFo Gilich was joined by former Mayor A.J. Holloway at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. They both signed copies of a commemorative photo album and DVD about the "Katrina +10" exhibition.More >>
    Biloxi's current and former mayors headlined the latest "Katrina +10" event on Sunday.Mayor FoFo Gilich was joined by former Mayor A.J. Holloway at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. They both signed copies of a commemorative photo album and DVD about the "Katrina +10" exhibition.More >>
  • Life Beyond Katrina: Rescue swimmer shares his story

    Life Beyond Katrina: Rescue swimmer shares his story

    Monday, July 20 2015 5:48 PM EDT2015-07-20 21:48:09 GMT
    First responders saved thousands of lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Now, nearly 10 years after the storm, one of the first Coast Guard rescue swimmers on scene shares his story.More >>
    First responders saved thousands of lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Now, nearly 10 years after the storm, one of the first Coast Guard rescue swimmers on scene shares his story.More >>
  • Haley Barbour's biggest post-Katrina disappointment

    Haley Barbour's biggest post-Katrina disappointment

    Thursday, July 9 2015 3:24 PM EDT2015-07-09 19:24:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 9 2015 8:12 PM EDT2015-07-10 00:12:48 GMT
    Former governor Haley BarbourFormer governor Haley Barbour
    Haley Barbour was back in South Mississippi for an event at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum in conjunction with Biloxi's Katrina+10 series. The man who was Governor of Mississippi when Hurricane Katrina roared ashore in 2005 talked about where the Coast is along the road to recovery 10 years after the storm.More >>
    Haley Barbour was back in South Mississippi for an event at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum in conjunction with Biloxi's Katrina+10 series. The man who was Governor of Mississippi when Hurricane Katrina roared ashore in 2005 talked about where the Coast is along the road to recovery 10 years after the storm.More >>
  • Barbour welcomed like a hero at Katrina+10 lecture series

    Barbour welcomed like a hero at Katrina+10 lecture series

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 11:39 PM EDT2015-07-09 03:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, July 9 2015 11:38 AM EDT2015-07-09 15:38:42 GMT
    Former Governor Haley Barbour was welcomed like a hero in Biloxi Tuesday night, 10 years after one of the biggest battles in this nation's history. Barbour, who was credited with getting billions of dollars in aid to the state, was guest in the Katrina +10 exhibit's lecture series at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.More >>
    Former Governor Haley Barbour was welcomed like a hero in Biloxi Tuesday night, 10 years after one of the biggest battles in this nation's history. Barbour, who was credited with getting billions of dollars in aid to the state, was guest in the Katrina +10 exhibit's lecture series at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.More >>
  • Biloxi's Katrina sculptures to get a new life

    Biloxi's Katrina sculptures to get a new life

    Saturday, June 27 2015 11:57 AM EDT2015-06-27 15:57:12 GMT
    Saturday, June 27 2015 3:50 PM EDT2015-06-27 19:50:59 GMT
    We're continuing to remember the tenth year anniversary of an event that rocked the entire Gulf Coast Coast. There are many memories that come from Hurricane Katrina's devastating storm, but for many those memories are followed by comfort.More >>
    We're continuing to remember the tenth year anniversary of an event that rocked the entire Gulf Coast Coast. There are many memories that come from Hurricane Katrina's devastating storm, but for many those memories are followed by comfort.More >>
  • New resort rises from a Katrina eyesore

    New resort rises from a Katrina eyesore

    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:05 PM EDT2015-06-26 00:05:22 GMT
    Friday, June 26 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-06-26 10:54:07 GMT

    The Biloxi Architectural and Historical Review Commission met Thursday, but this was no ordinary meeting. Up for approval was a multimillion dollar project that will turn a Katrina damaged eyesore into a world class resort. The company behind the ambitious endeavor is called Biloxi Lodging LLC. Doug Walker was at the meeting and has the story.

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    The Biloxi Architectural and Historical Review Commission met Thursday, but this was no ordinary meeting. Up for approval was a multimillion dollar project that will turn a Katrina damaged eyesore into a world class resort. The company behind the ambitious endeavor is called Biloxi Lodging LLC. Doug Walker was at the meeting and has the story.

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  • New surcharge catches flood insurance policy holders off guard

    New surcharge catches flood insurance policy holders off guard

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-06-03 22:55:14 GMT
    From bayou communities to those inland, flood insurance rates have increased for a lot of local property owners, and there is a new fee for all those insured against flood-related damage.More >>
    From bayou communities to those inland, flood insurance rates have increased for a lot of local property owners, and there is a new fee for all those insured against flood-related damage.More >>
  • Corps to begin armoring levees with high-tech mesh

    Corps to begin armoring levees with high-tech mesh

    Tuesday, June 2 2015 10:55 PM EDT2015-06-03 02:55:35 GMT
    Just as hurricane season gets underway, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin upgrades to the levee system by installing erosion resistant material.More >>
    Just as hurricane season gets underway, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin upgrades to the levee system by installing erosion resistant material.More >>
  • As hurricane season begins, local leaders look to minimize flooding

    As hurricane season begins, local leaders look to minimize flooding

    Monday, June 1 2015 6:35 PM EDT2015-06-01 22:35:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 2 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-06-02 10:54:07 GMT
    June 1 is the official start of hurricane season. Once again, Coast emergency management officials are talking a lot about the importance of everyone being prepared.More >>
    June 1 is the official start of hurricane season. Once again, Coast emergency management officials are talking a lot about the importance of everyone being prepared.More >>
  • Remember your pets when making hurricane plans

    Remember your pets when making hurricane plans

    Monday, June 1 2015 8:46 AM EDT2015-06-01 12:46:51 GMT
    Monday, June 1 2015 7:34 PM EDT2015-06-01 23:34:28 GMT
    For many people, pets are part of the family. Now that we are in the 2015 Hurricane Season, state leaders are reminding you that it is important to have an emergency plan in place for your four-legged friends before tropical weather threatens the Coast.More >>
    For many people, pets are part of the family. Now that we are in the 2015 Hurricane Season, state leaders are reminding you that it is important to have an emergency plan in place for your four-legged friends before tropical weather threatens the Coast.More >>
  • Red Cross urges South Mississippians to prepare for hurricane season

    Red Cross urges South Mississippians to prepare for hurricane season

    Monday, June 1 2015 3:11 PM EDT2015-06-01 19:11:50 GMT
    Monday, June 1 2015 3:11 PM EDT2015-06-01 19:11:50 GMT
    As the Red Cross prepares, McFarland is also urging South Mississippians get ready now. (Photo source: WLOX)As the Red Cross prepares, McFarland is also urging South Mississippians get ready now. (Photo source: WLOX)
    The Red Cross is ready for hurricane season and wants to make sure South Mississippians are also prepared for when disaster strikes. The new executive director of the Southeast Mississippi Chapter shared some preparation tips with Patrice Clark and also made a public plea for support.More >>
    The Red Cross is ready for hurricane season and wants to make sure South Mississippians are also prepared for when disaster strikes. The new executive director of the Southeast Mississippi Chapter shared some preparation tips with Patrice Clark and also made a public plea for support.More >>
  • Former Bay St. Louis mayor reflects on decade since Katrina

    Former Bay St. Louis mayor reflects on decade since Katrina

    Friday, May 29 2015 6:26 PM EDT2015-05-29 22:26:46 GMT
    Saturday, May 30 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-05-30 10:54:08 GMT
    A man whose bare legs became a symbol of the resiliency after Hurricane Katrina shared his thoughts on the decade since the storm. On Friday, former Bay St. Louis Mayor Eddie Favre was the guest speaker at the Katrina +10 program in Biloxi.More >>
    A man whose bare legs became a symbol of the resiliency after Hurricane Katrina shared his thoughts on the decade since the storm. On Friday, former Bay St. Louis Mayor Eddie Favre was the guest speaker at the Katrina +10 program in Biloxi.More >>
  • New Orleans among the 50 most populous cities in America for first time since Katrina

    New Orleans among the 50 most populous cities in America for first time since Katrina

    New Orleans among the 50 most populous cities in America for first time since Katrina

    For the first time since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, New Orleans returns to the list of the 50 most-populous cities this year.


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    For the first time since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, New Orleans returns to the list of the 50 most-populous cities this year.


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  • Overgrown lots, illegal dumping frustrate 9th Ward residents as Katrina anniversary approaches

    Overgrown lots, illegal dumping frustrate 9th Ward residents as Katrina anniversary approaches

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 7:14 PM EDT2015-05-19 23:14:31 GMT
    Some Lower Ninth Ward residents would welcome more inhabited homes, but what many would like to see right away is an end to the tall grass and weeds and the illegal dumping it invites.More >>
    Some Lower Ninth Ward residents would welcome more inhabited homes, but what many would like to see right away is an end to the tall grass and weeds and the illegal dumping it invites.More >>
  • Katrina +10 talks casino industry

    Katrina +10 talks casino industry

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 7:48 AM EDT2015-05-13 11:48:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 11:01 AM EDT2015-05-13 15:01:26 GMT
    The Mississippi Gaming Commission will meet Wednesday night to see where the gaming industry is at post-Katrina. It all plays into part with the Katrina +10 exhibit at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.More >>
    The Mississippi Gaming Commission will meet Wednesday night to see where the gaming industry is at post-Katrina. It all plays into part with the Katrina +10 exhibit at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art.More >>
  • Fire dept. uses Katrina experiences to help other communities

    Fire dept. uses Katrina experiences to help other communities

    Friday, May 8 2015 6:48 PM EDT2015-05-08 22:48:02 GMT
    Friday, May 8 2015 9:10 PM EDT2015-05-09 01:10:00 GMT
    He spoke at the Katrina +10 Cafe presentation Friday at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum.  (Photo source: WLOX)He spoke at the Katrina +10 Cafe presentation Friday at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney says his men are using the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina to pay it forward. He spoke at the Katrina +10 Cafe presentation Friday at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. More >>
    Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney says his men are using the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina to pay it forward. He spoke at the Katrina +10 Cafe presentation Friday at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum. More >>
  • Gulfport to hundreds of Katrina slab owners: Time to clear off

    Gulfport to hundreds of Katrina slab owners: Time to clear off

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 7:57 PM EDT2015-05-06 23:57:38 GMT
    Thursday, May 7 2015 6:56 AM EDT2015-05-07 10:56:03 GMT
    Hundreds of Gulfport property owners are about to be put on notice that their slabs left behind by Hurricane Katrina have got to go. Mayor Billy Hewes said the slabs are eyesores, especially along Highway 90. He said 10 years is long enough for property owners to clean up their lots.More >>
    Hundreds of Gulfport property owners are about to be put on notice that their slabs left behind by Hurricane Katrina have got to go. Mayor Billy Hewes said the slabs are eyesores, especially along Highway 90. He said 10 years is long enough for property owners to clean up their lots.More >>
  • Federal attorneys in New Orleans to discuss Katrina damages

    Federal attorneys in New Orleans to discuss Katrina damages

    A closed-door meeting will be held Tuesday to discuss how much the federal government may have to pay for Hurricane Katrina damages.More >>
    A closed-door meeting will be held Tuesday to discuss how much the federal government may have to pay for Hurricane Katrina damages.More >>
  • Katrina 911 calls tell a tale of terror

    Katrina 911 calls tell a tale of terror

    Friday, May 1 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-05-01 15:24:31 GMT
    Friday, May 1 2015 11:26 AM EDT2015-05-01 15:26:58 GMT
    One of the most heart wrenching legacies that Hurricane Katrina left as a lesson to us are the 911 tapes from people trapped by the rising waters.Dispatch, "911 what's your emergency?" Caller,"Yes I'm on the beach in Biloxi and my apartment has come apart."Caller,"How am I supposed to get out? I've got two small kids." Dispatch, "I don't know maam. We don't have anybody who can get to you."More >>
    One of the most heart wrenching legacies that Hurricane Katrina left as a lesson to us are the 911 tapes from people trapped by the rising waters.Dispatch, "911 what's your emergency?" Caller,"Yes I'm on the beach in Biloxi and my apartment has come apart."Caller,"How am I supposed to get out? I've got two small kids." Dispatch, "I don't know maam. We don't have anybody who can get to you."More >>
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    AG files suit against State Farm alleging post-Katrina scheme

    AG files suit against State Farm alleging post-Katrina scheme

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 3:17 PM EDT2015-04-21 19:17:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 21 2015 5:07 PM EDT2015-04-21 21:07:40 GMT
    The Mississippi Attorney General is taking State Farm Fire and Casualty Company to court. Jim Hood filed suit in the Hinds County Circuit Court Tuesday, seeking to recover funds the state lost because of an alleged scheme by the company following Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    The Mississippi Attorney General is taking State Farm Fire and Casualty Company to court. Jim Hood filed suit in the Hinds County Circuit Court Tuesday, seeking to recover funds the state lost because of an alleged scheme by the company following Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott says time to critique Katrina response

    Former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott says time to critique Katrina response

    Thursday, April 9 2015 12:14 AM EDT2015-04-09 04:14:06 GMT
    Thursday, April 9 2015 10:29 AM EDT2015-04-09 14:29:52 GMT
    Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott said it's time to take a hard look at what we did right, what we did wrong and what we can do better next time. Lott was the guest speaker Wednesday night at the Katrina Plus 10 event. He told the audience before Hurricane Katrina struck, he had been thinking of retiring, but after the storm, he knew he had to run one more time to do what he could to help Mississippi recover.More >>
    Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott said it's time to take a hard look at what we did right, what we did wrong and what we can do better next time. Lott was the guest speaker Wednesday night at the Katrina Plus 10 event. He told the audience before Hurricane Katrina struck, he had been thinking of retiring, but after the storm, he knew he had to run one more time to do what he could to help Mississippi recover.More >>
  • Gulfport woman commemorates anniversary of Katrina with walking labyrinths

    Gulfport woman commemorates anniversary of Katrina with walking labyrinths

    Saturday, March 21 2015 5:42 PM EDT2015-03-21 21:42:25 GMT
    Sunday, March 22 2015 1:22 PM EDT2015-03-22 17:22:15 GMT
    Not only do you have the chance to remember Hurricane Katrina by visiting the Ohr O'Keefe Museum, but you can also do it by taking a spiritual, environmental walk. Asha Staples shows us the special way a Gulfport woman is commemorating the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    Not only do you have the chance to remember Hurricane Katrina by visiting the Ohr O'Keefe Museum, but you can also do it by taking a spiritual, environmental walk. Asha Staples shows us the special way a Gulfport woman is commemorating the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • 'Katrina + 10' exhibit evokes range of emotions

    'Katrina + 10' exhibit evokes range of emotions

    Friday, March 20 2015 6:11 PM EDT2015-03-20 22:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, March 21 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-03-21 10:54:09 GMT
    A new exhibit marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is sparking a range of emotions among those who weathered the storm. Some visitors said the “Katrina + 10” exhibit at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art evokes a mixture of painful memories and a sense of pride at how South Mississippians have bounced back.More >>
    A new exhibit marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is sparking a range of emotions among those who weathered the storm. Some visitors said the “Katrina + 10” exhibit at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art evokes a mixture of painful memories and a sense of pride at how South Mississippians have bounced back.More >>
  • 'Katrina + 10' exhibit tells a story of devastation and recovery

    'Katrina + 10' exhibit tells a story of devastation and recovery

    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:49 PM EDT2015-03-19 23:49:53 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:49 PM EDT2015-03-19 23:49:55 GMT
    (Photo source: WLOX)(Photo source: WLOX)
    It's a powerful reminder of where we were, and where we are 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. Three companies, one state agency and one volunteer group have turned galleries and pods at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art into a reflection of South Mississippi's perseverance.More >>
    It's a powerful reminder of where we were, and where we are 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. Three companies, one state agency and one volunteer group have turned galleries and pods at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art into a reflection of South Mississippi's perseverance.More >>
  • Governor establishes Katrina Remembrance Commission

    Governor establishes Katrina Remembrance Commission

    Monday, March 16 2015 10:37 PM EDT2015-03-17 02:37:57 GMT
    Tuesday, March 17 2015 6:43 PM EDT2015-03-17 22:43:31 GMT
    The 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is several months away, but Monday Governor Phil Bryant came to South Mississippi to announce the Katrina Remembrance Commission. More >>
    The 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is several months away, but Monday Governor Phil Bryant came to South Mississippi to announce the Katrina Remembrance Commission.More >>
  • Ground Zero Hurricane Museum to stay right where it is

    Ground Zero Hurricane Museum to stay right where it is

    Thursday, March 5 2015 7:23 AM EST2015-03-05 12:23:08 GMT
    Thursday, March 5 2015 7:58 AM EST2015-03-05 12:58:52 GMT
    The Ground Zero Hurricane Museum will remain on Coleman Avenue in Waveland. Mayor Mike Smith tells WLOX News he's working on a plan to prevent the museum from moving. Controversy erupted last month when the city locked the building and shut down the museum. Mayor Smith said the reason he closed the building was because he was told the Museum Board was planning to move the museum to the Infinity Science Center. More >>
    The Ground Zero Hurricane Museum will remain on Coleman Avenue in Waveland. Mayor Mike Smith tells WLOX News he's working on a plan to prevent the museum from moving. Controversy erupted last month when the city locked the building and shut down the museum. Mayor Smith said the reason he closed the building was because he was told the Museum Board was planning to move the museum to the Infinity Science Center. 
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  • Volunteers return 10 years later to see how MS faired after Katrina

    Volunteers return 10 years later to see how MS faired after Katrina

    Monday, February 23 2015 7:29 PM EST2015-02-24 00:29:08 GMT
    Tuesday, February 24 2015 6:54 AM EST2015-02-24 11:54:10 GMT
    Dozens of volunteers who came running to help us in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath are back in South Mississippi this week for a disaster training conference. Some of them talked about their impressions of a decade's worth of recovery saying they'll never forget the devastation they witnessed in 2005.More >>
    Dozens of volunteers who came running to help us in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath are back in South Mississippi this week for a disaster training conference. Some of them talked about their impressions of a decade's worth of recovery saying they'll never forget the devastation they witnessed in 2005.More >>
  • Community rebuilding mosaic destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

    Community rebuilding mosaic destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

    Community rebuilding mosaic destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

    Wednesday, November 5 2014 10:41 PM EST2014-11-06 03:41:45 GMT
    Thursday, November 6 2014 6:03 PM EST2014-11-06 23:03:22 GMT
    The City of Waveland is working to replace the signature mosaic that once stood in front of City Hall on Coleman Avenue. The original piece was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, and now artist Elizabeth Veglia is leading a community effort to create a new tile mosaic.More >>
    The City of Waveland is working to replace the signature mosaic that once stood in front of City Hall on Coleman Avenue. The original piece was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, and now artist Elizabeth Veglia is leading a community effort to create a new tile mosaic.More >>
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