John Fitzhugh

John Fitzhugh


Biloxi, MS

John Fitzhugh has documented South Mississippi for over 31 years as a photojournalist at the Sun Herald newspaper. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in journalism.

He is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He is married with three daughters and two dogs. He is a big soccer fan and loves the Saints.

Recent Articles by John

  Gulf Coast Historical and Cultural Exposition returns with software to learn more about family tree

  West Harrison cheerleading team wins national title

  Gulfport neighborhood has been the scene of multiple drive-by shootings

  Lower health restrictions mean Seabees can get out and spend their money

  Mother does all she can to care for adult daughter with mental health crisis

  Turkey Creek restoration project based in science despite concerns over worsening floods

  Gulfport mayoral opponents differ on proposed road’s impact

  Turkey Creek flooding brings out lingering disputes in Gulfport

  Veterans group home established in Long Beach

  Veterans Avenue pier proposal heading to court over dispute with local, state officials

  Three state agencies moving to temporary locations after fire at Pearl River Co. office building

  UPDATE: Poplarville Fire Dept’s Ladder 1 truck back in service; One other still needs repairs

  Popular Hattiesburg restaurant coming to Gulfport

  New housing development to be built on Caillavet Street in Biloxi

  Attendance numbers up at Mississippi Aquarium

  Salvation Army to build Community Center of Hope for homeless families

  Hancock County School District completes work funded by latest school bond

  Coastal Family Health Center working to get shots to underserved arms

  Three new restaurants to open this spring in downtown Biloxi

  State police search Hancock County coroner’s home, office

  Rental assistance available for Harrison County residents affected by COVID-19

  Feeding the Gulf Coast continues to meet challenges of the pandemic

  ‘We have to get vaccinated’: Jackson County Rotary encouraging Mississippians to get vaccinated

  Bay St. Louis Police Department one step closer to getting a new home

  Make-A-Wish gives Carriere boy mobility

  ‘Don’t be scared to get vaccinated’: African Americans still getting fewer COVID-19 vaccines than whites in Mississippi

  South Mississippi couple gets married in hospital days before husband dies from COVID-19

  Hospitals still seeing higher prices for PPE, causing logistic and financial challenges

  Independent pharmacies an overlooked source of COVID-19 vaccines

  Doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrive in South Mississippi