MLK parade in Picayune goes on despite COVID-19

Picayune residents got into the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a scaled-down version of its annual MLK parade.

Houston woman reported missing after 1-year-old son found alone in car

Laura Lacie Read was texting with her parents when the conversation abruptly came to a halt. Her parents said their grandchild was found alone in her car just outside a Dollar Tree a short time later.
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  Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Heavily fortified statehouses around the U.S. are seeing small and peaceful protests, despite widespread fears of another burst of right-wing violence like the attack on the Capitol in Washington.

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  Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

  Biloxi-based company helps employ people amidst pandemic

  Coast Democrats excited about presidential inauguration

Police: Man arrested after stealing Jackson fire official’s car from fire station

UPDATE: Officials identify woman’s body found in Gulfport

Officials have identified the woman whose body was found in Gulfport Sunday morning.
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  Harris prepares for central role in Biden’s White House

With the confluence of crises confronting Joe Biden’s administration — and an evenly divided Senate in which she would deliver the tie-breaking vote — Harris is shaping up to be a central player in addressing everything from the coronavirus pandemic to criminal justice reform.

  Northwood Church launches Ocean Springs location

  South Mississippi small business owner receives Beyoncé, ‘Bey-Good’ COVID-19 relief grant

Law enforcement increases security around Miss. Capitol building

  Coast Coliseum to serve as COVID-19 vaccination site starting Monday

  One dead after mobile home fire in D’Iberville

  1,606 new COVID-19 cases, 40 new deaths reported Sunday in Mississippi

  ‘We had a successful initiation of the engines’: NASA test-fires its first SLS mega-rocket

Endangered/missing child alert canceled for Columbia infant

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Mother dies from COVID-19 weeks after giving birth to 3rd child

Her widower says he’s going to do what he can to make sure all three girls grow up knowing their mom.

SPORTS

  Playoff games lead to uptick in sports betting at Coast casinos

  Southern Miss sweeps Middle Tennessee in weekend series

Four turnovers end Saints’ playoff run

  Mississippi State bounces back against Florida

State forward Tolu Smith set a new career-high with 27 points and 14 rebounds.

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  Mississippi Coast photographers try to stay afloat during pandemic

VFW Post 5699 holds successful food drive

Gov. Tate Reeves announces over 100,000 Mississippians vaccinated

  Pirates take over Beauvoir and win over first-time visitors

  CRAWFISH SEASON: Prices hike while supplies are limited

Crawfish season is here, but supplies are limited. That’s causing a price hike to around $7 a pound, that’s $2 more expensive than the average.
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  FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

  Superhero 5K raises money, awareness for Mississippi Heroes

  Victim in fatal deputy-involved shooting at Biloxi courthouse identified

  2,680 new COVID-19 cases, 70 new deaths reported Saturday in Mississippi

  King Cakes and French Quarter beers: Saints fans prepare for playoff game