Sophia Myers captured the hearts of Coast residents after she was diagnosed with DIPG, a rare brain cancer. Myers was one of three Jackson County children who have died of the disease, and the statue is a tribute to those three and others who have died of childhood cancer.
The Mississippi Center for Autism & Related Developmental Disabilities has been open to the public since 2011, providing services to parents and children at their D'Iberville facility and in area schools.
Throughout this week, the world has commemorated the battle that was the beginning of the end of Nazi rule in Europe. Among the 160,000 troops that participated in the D-Day invasion of France was a 20-year-old engineer who later came to call Pascagoula home.
Sen. Thad Cochran’s legacy will live in many ways across the state of Mississippi, and one location is The Nourishing Place in Gulfport. The community church was listed in Cochran’s obituary as one of three preferred charities for memorial donations.