WLOX Editorial: Help clean the coast

The wonderful views along the Mississippi Sound, bays and rivers of South Mississippi are sometimes tainted by trash people leave behind. Fortunately there is a concerted effort to clean it all up.

You can be a part of the 26th Annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup. Last year 1,300 volunteers collected more than 956 bags of trash.

There's plenty of work to do again this year. Fifty sites in Harrison, Hancock and Jackson Counties including the barrier islands will be the target of the October 18th cleanup.

You can register by clicking Mississippi Coastal Cleanup. Even if you can't help with the cleanup, you can help keep our beaches and waterways clean by not leaving your trash behind.

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

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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