Independence Day

The 41st Annual Wesson Memorial Run hosted today

244 views – Janae Jordan – 2022-07-04 20:26:46

This started off on the humid side but the steamy weather didn’t keep people from getting out and running in the 41st Annual Wesson Memorial Run.

More than 400 runners laced up this morning for the 2 mile run.

The kids’ course was only a quarter of a mile.

Many of the participants showed up in their red, white, and blue — eager to get in a good run before indulging in any cookouts.


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Pre-pandemic sized crowds descend on US airports for holiday

146 views – WXXV Staff – 2022-07-01 16:07:57

Travelers check in at the Philadelphia International Airport ahead of the weekend in Philadelphia, Friday, July 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The July Fourth holiday weekend is off to a booming start with airport crowds crushing the numbers seen in 2019, before the pandemic.

Travelers seemed to be experiencing fewer delays and canceled flights Friday than they did earlier this week.


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Biloxi A to Z July 1, 2022


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This week’s report prepares residents for the weekend! Where’s the best place to watch the in ? Learn about a fireworks free zone on the beach, and get some tips on how to be safe from Battalion Chief Brian Rouse with . Also, get a weekend update, which starts with First Friday events in downtown.

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Celebrate 4th of July in the Magnolia State


by Judy Smith, Our Mississippi Home

July is just around the corner, and we’re ready to herald in the month with lots of red, white, and blue festivities, , and many events to honor .

If you don’t have your plans finalized yet, don’t worry! There are many exciting and fun events throughout the Magnolia State.

Break out those flags and red, white, and blue outfits, and celebrate! Here are some…

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Where to see Fourth of July fireworks near Jackson, Mississippi

240 views – Mississippi – 2022-06-27 21:00:28

weekend is this weekend and several cities in the Jackson metropolitan area are planning celebrations.

Below is a round-up of fireworks celebrations scheduled for the Fourth of July weekend to help you celebrate 

1. Smith Wills Stadium

The City of Jackson will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Smith…

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Fun Patriotic Cocktails for the Fourth of July


by Kathryn Winter, Our Mississippi Home

Red, white, and boozy, these July 4th-inspired cocktails will get your Independence Day rockin’…

This one is like a grownup rocket pop! (

For the Blue Slush Layer: 2 cups ice, 2 oz. Blue Curacao, 1 cup homemade lemonade

For the White Slush Layer: 2 cups ice, 2 oz. Smirnoff Red, White & Berry, 1 cup homemade lemonade

For the Red Slush Layer: 1 ¼ cups…

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Jackson celebrates Juneteenth weekend with many events.

199 views – Mississippi – 2022-06-17 12:24:27

Celebrations of the Juneteenth will be happening across Jackson this weekend, with multiple free events to take part in.

Juneteenth, sometimes known as Emancipation Day or Black , commemorates the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in the United States were freed. It was made a federal holiday last year.

“This is our independence day, the independence day of our…

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Best 4th Of July Celebrations Along The Gulf Coast


From Panama City Beach to , the skies over the Gulf Coast will light up with more than just incredible blazing sunsets this summer. Adding to nature’s amazing light show are dozens of must-see displays and celebrations. Here are some of the best events the Gulf Coast has to offer. 



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Garrett Mitchell Promoted to Double-A Biloxi Shuckers


Despite the Brewers losing Sunday, Brewers fans won’t end without getting some good , #1 Prospect (according to Garrett Mitchell is making the move from the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to the Shuckers.

Garrett Mitchell put on an impressive display on Independence Day Sunday batting 4-6 with two home runs,…

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Families hit Biloxi beach ready to celebrate Fourth of July in


, Miss. (WLOX) – got off to a sparkling start Sunday. Sunshine glistened off the Mississippi Sound. The beachfront quickly filled up with visitors and many agreed there’s nothing like a holiday celebration on the beach with loved ones.

Families hit the beach with one thing in common.

“We’re just down here for…

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