Vacant mobile home destroyed by fire in Harrison County

A vacant mobile home was destroyed by a fire that happened in Harrison County Sunday afternoon.

  Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related jobless programs.
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  Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

The overall relief bill would provide $1,400 payments to individuals, extend emergency unemployment benefits through August and increase tax credits for children and federal subsidies for health insurance.

TOP STORIES

  704 new COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths reported Sunday in Mississippi

  Coast LGBTQ activists react to House passing Equality Act

  Family, friends hold celebration of life for a Mississippi hero

TRAFFIC ALERT: Car crash blocks traffic on I-10 in Harrison County

  ‘A lot of celebrities have them’: South Mississippi man explains why French bulldog thefts on the rise

Cody Breland has a unique perspective about why this story caught fire around the country. As the owner of Wild Acres Hands On Experience in McHenry, he is used to hugging up on exotic animals, but cuddling French bulldogs is extra special.
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Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag.

  Bay St. Louis business owners prepared for economic boost from passenger trains

Bay St. Louis business owner hosts open house for new tutoring program

Gulf Coast cheer competition takes place with COVID-19 safety measures

  Community joins clean-up effort in Gulfport neighborhood

  549 new COVID-19 cases, 31 new deaths reported Saturday in Mississippi

  Small businesses continue to grow in Ocean Springs

  Coast Coliseum sees ticket sales soar as Crawfish Music Festival crawls closer

  Mississippi lawmakers considering creation of a conservation trust fund

  • Coronavirus

Pharmacist drives through snow to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to disabled woman, family

For five weeks, the mother of a disabled woman in Pennsylvania searched for a vaccine appointment, reaching out to state and local leaders with no luck.

SPORTS

  Grace Baptist Academy brings home national title

  Jackson State-MVSU game postponed

  Gabe Montenegro gives Southern Miss 6-5 comeback victory with eighth-inning double

Gabe Montenegro registered a two-run, go-ahead double in the eighth to lead Southern Miss past UConn 6-5 in the first of a three-game weekend series Friday night at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

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  ‘Whoever did it, we’ll be praying for them’: Turkey Creek historical marker vandalized in Gulfport

  Pascagoula-Gautier School District preps for COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

  William Carey nursing students on front line of pandemic

  Mississippi AG opinion rules out D’Iberville candidate

Dr. Horne: Recent drop in Miss. COVID cases may have led to ‘unreasonable optimism’

“You have these numbers that may not truly reflect what was going on."
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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.

  Roger Wicker Center for Ocean Enterprise celebrates milestone

  Enviva almost ready to churn out wood pellets from Lucedale

  Pass Christian Elementary honors unsung heroes for Black History Month

  Harrison Co. School District partners with William Carey University to help ‘grow’ teachers