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 >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
After about five weeks of preparation, and thousands of Christmas lights later, the mission was complete. Once again, Gulfport Councilman Rusty Walker transformed his home into a holiday extravaganza the light show.
"It shocked me. I never expected to see lights going along with music on the radio. It's one of the most amazing things I've seen down here. I figured we'd have to go somewhere else to see something like this, but it's right around the corner from my house so I'm extremely excited about it," Heather Savala said.
Savala and her friend Mariah Leger decided to give the show a try and they're glad they did. With dancing lights and even a cameo from St. Nick himself, it's understandable why they're so impressed.
What's even more impressive is that the showing has evolved into something far beyond aesthetics.
There's no fee to enjoy the show, but onlookers are encouraged to leave a donation. That money will go directly to the Krewe of Gemini Scholarship fund and CASA of Mississippi.
"We agreed that it would be a win, win situation for all of us. Our Krewe last year gave $1,200 dollar scholarships to the local high schools. This year we just want to do more than we did last year. Half the donations will be going to our scholarship fund and the other half will be going to CASA of Mississippi," scholarship chairperson, Glenda Price said.
So far, there's been no trouble drumming up support.
"I just like helping people and giving donations when I have it. Also they took the time to do this, so why couldn't I take the time to donate some money," Salava said.
The home is located at the corner of 45th Street and Washington Avenue in Gulfport.
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