Mississippi Coast leaders have supported the concept of a revived Amtrak line since it was first proposed in 2015. Everybody liked the idea of giving New Orleans tourists an easy route to visit Coast cities, but there has been a conflict between freight and passenger rail operators over the project.
Three drug overdoses happening in two days in just before Christmas has shocked the Pearl River County community. Preliminary investigation linked the overdoses to heroin that likely contained fentanyl.
It's been 19 long years in a trailer for the firefighters of Biloxi's Station 7. Later this month, however, they will begin moving into their new $4.1 million station on Popp's Ferry Road to put an end of that journey.