Mike Lacy

Mike Lacy


Biloxi, MS

Mike Lacy was a print journalist for 37 years before joining the WLOX team. Most of his career he spent as a writer, editor and page designer at the Sun Herald newspaper. His work has been published regionally and nationally in such newspapers as the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and Miami Herald.

Mike has a master's degree in mass communications and also teaches journalism at Tulane University's Mississippi Coast campus.

In addition, Mike has been working in performing arts for 30 years and has been an acting teacher/coach for nearly a decade. He is also a writer, director and performer with several murder mystery dinner theater companies.

He is married to Carol Lacy, and they have a son, Blake.

Recent Articles by Mike

  Small businesses deal with effects of mandates to prevent COVID-19 spread

  Stock Market Game gives students lesson in dealing with pandemic

  Biloxi PD says so far, so good with crowd monitoring system

  Biloxi dance instructor steps up her act with online classes and competition

  Crab industry taking a hit from coronavirus pandemic

  Treehouse Yoga takes its class to the beach

  Coast residents frustrated with unemployment filing system

  Coast residents make plans for funds from possible stimulus package

  Potential beach closure gets strong reaction from residents, visitors

  Gulfport restaurants adjusting to new regulations

  Ocean Springs business reinvents itself in face of COVID-19

  Gulfport officials thinking creatively to help city through crisis

  Volunteer programs in Ocean Springs to help feed students during school closures

  Barbashela BBQ & Music Festival doesn’t miss a beat amid COVID-19 concerns

  Business owners, operators feeling pressure to prepare for COVID-19

Gulfport School District officials preaching safety in light of COVID-19 threat

  Jackson County drug court graduates see hope after hard work

  Early spring celebration includes building an herb garden

  It’s time to change time and check smoke detectors

  New GPD outreach combines haircuts, hamburgers and healthy conversation

  Sports tourism, recreation big part of Gulfport’s strategic plan

  Beach vendors open for business, hoping for a better season

Coast Guard officer honored during christening of ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding

  Chief of Naval Operations says connection with Ingalls is solid

  Pascagoula mayor’s new vision well received by residents, business operators

  Purses for Sisters a creative project to help homeless women

  Krewe of Gemini rolls through downtown Gulfport for its 51st year

  MDOT check has arrived for Port of Gulfport connector road

  Waveland Mayor Mike Smith becomes Republican

  Gulfport High, community leaders make financial literacy a priority