WLOX Editorial: Congrats to those working to make South MS a Tourism Mecca

Those of us who live here know what a great place the Mississippi Gulf Coast is to live. Tourists know it's a great place to visit. Now South Mississippi is becoming a Mecca for big time events.

We have the Gulf Coast Winter Classic horse show, the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Champions Tour tournament, Smokin the Sound, the Billfish Classic and Cruisin the Coast. These are all significant events on the 2014 calendar.

There's more good news. An NCAA softball tournament will bring a dozen Division 1 teams to Gulfport next year. People with a passion for all of these events invest significant dollars in South Mississippi. And, that is good for our region.

Our congratulations to everyone working to make sure the coast remains a tourist magnet.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com, or post your comments below.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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