Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-05-17 21:11:29 GMT
In a WLOX News exclusive, former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry.More >>
In a WLOX News exclusive, Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry. "I can tell you that there isn't a word in the English language that I'm not intelligent enough to know," the former Biloxi mayor said, "that can more strongly deny that I was ever involved in anything to do with Vince and Margaret being hurt, and Vince and Margaret being killed."More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-17 18:43:04 GMT
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30More >>
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30 this morning wearing masks, holding guns an demanding money. More >>
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -
Did you know Long Beach was once considered the Radish Capital of the World? All the more reason to celebrate with the annual radish festival. This event is going to be a health food lover's dream. There's going to be an array of delicious and healthy products grown by farmers. You can also sample locally made brews while listening to live music. Then...enjoy tasting's prepared by local chefs and cookbook authors featuring fresh, local fruits, herbs, vegetables, seafood, dairy and locally grown meats.
2nd Annual Radish Festival
Harper McCaughan Town Green, Long Beach
Free to enter
Downtown Picayune will be slammed packed this weekend for the street fair. You'll get to see the Miss 2013 Street Fair Pageant contest, chili cook-off. with 250 vendors selling everything from antiques, leather goods, plants, and wood work this is sure to be an event the entire family will enjoy. In addition to the vendors there's going to be a Krumbs Krumped Up Vocal Talent Contest.
Picayune Street Fair
Saturday 10 am
Over in Gulfport, West Wortham is planning their Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair. Students will be selling handmade arts and crafts, the West Wortham Science club will conduct a health fair, and nearly 80 vendors are going to be featured. They'll be offering food, monogramming, jewelry, framing, holiday wreaths, and more. The children will love the train rides, face painting and the all time favorite picture with Santa.
3rd Annual Christmas Art and Crafts Fair
Dedeaux Road Community Center, Gulfport
Don't be surprised if you see hundreds of corvettes on the Gulf Coast this weekend. They're down for the 17th annual "Vettes By the Shore". Corvette Clubs from Louisiana, Alabama, Florida and several others. This event features cook-outs, road rallies, and much more. They'll be parking at Edgewater Mall from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday.
17th Annual "Vettes By The Shore"
Edgewater Mall parking lot, Biloxi
Put on your Thanksgiving themed costumes and come out Saturday morning for the 3rd Annual Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble bridge run food drive. This pre-Thanksgiving run is hosted by the North Bay Civitan Club of D'Iberville-St. Martin. They are collecting non-perishable food items and canned goods for area food pantries. Trophies will be awarded for the top turkeys who trot the fastest.
Gobble Wobble Bridge Run-Food Drive
Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge
$5 or can food
Peter Anderson Festival celebrates arts and crafts for two days in downtown Ocean Springs. You'll see hundreds of potters, painters and craft makers. Dine on more than 20 food booths while listening to live music daily.
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