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

  Coast Democrats excited about presidential inauguration

  Pirates take over Beauvoir and win over first-time visitors

  Some front-line healthcare workers show their essential work behind the scenes

  Gov. Tate Reeves frustrated with roll-out but sees the positive side

  Gov. Reeves on the Coast to welcome 2 new GOP members, make state appointments

As temperatures drop, cold water can be deadly in minutes

  Port of Gulfport still searching for new director as new research center rises

  The face of a movement reflects on years of work to get Mississippi flag changed

  As temps drop, business gets hot for cold-weather items

  Memorial vaccine distribution smoother second time around

  Memorial’s roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations for 75+ slow, but appreciated

  Coast dentists excited about COVID-19 vaccinations

  Old Markham Hotel finally getting new renovations

  Coast visitors extend holiday stay just a little longer

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots getting customers’ attention

  Downtown Gulfport CTA hub ready to open Monday

  Lynn Meadows celebrates new year early with ‘Countdown to Noon’

  Coast residents weigh in with New Year’s resolutions

  Pyrotechnic fans load up to send 2020 out with a bang

  Coast residents, visitors make heart-felt Christmas wishes

  Reaction so far, so good to Hancock County mask mandate

  Friends, family say final goodbyes to Wiggins mayor Joel Miles

Five-year-old Gulfport boy celebrates last day of chemotherapy

  Stone Elementary uses Christmas as lesson in international culture

  Traffic lights soon coming to intersections still doing without

  Biloxi Elks: ‘If they can’t come see Santa, we’re going to bring Santa to see them’

  North Gulfport Christmas event looks to give more than food and gift cards

  Coast families keep ‘Picture with Santa’ tradition alive with COVID-19 safety protocols in place

  Gulfport school employee gets grant to take the library into the community

  Gulfport water officials taking heat for high bills again