Twelfth Night Celebrations kick off Mardi Gras season in Biloxi

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 002 – Lorraine Weiskopf – 2023-01-05 21:34:06

Carnival royalty and citizens gathered for an annual tradition in .

The city held its Twelfth Night Celebration. Twelfth Night is the traditional on the night before epiphany, the official start of the season.

Crowds rallied at the Biloxi Visitors Center to watch as the Christmas lights surrounding the Biloxi were turned off, signifying the end of the Christmas season.

After, they paraded down to City Hall to watch it become illuminated in purple, green, and gold, signifying the beginning of the Carnival season.

Mardi Gras has been…

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Twelfth Night Celebration in Biloxi Kicks Off Mardi Gras Season


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

The turkey has been carved, the gifts have been unwrapped, and the black-eyed peas have been devoured so you know what that means—it’s time to let the good times roll.

The and the are signaling the switch of the seasons in with the annual gathering of the Twelfth Night Celebration.

The event is set for 5 pm Thursday, Jan. 5 at the Visitors Center.

The reigning royal courts of 2022 will turn off the white Christmas lights and parade to Biloxi City Hall where at 6:30 p.m., they will turn on the purple, gold, and green lights of Carnival and raise their glasses to toast the beginning of the 115th celebration of Mardi Gras in the city of Biloxi.

Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s…

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Biloxi, Mississippi Strip | 4k Drive Tour | Dashcam | Ocean Springs


is a Mississippi city on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s known for its . stands next to Biloxi Beach on the …

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The 12 “Dates” of Christmas on the Mississippi Gulf Coast


by Judy Smith, Our Mississippi Home

Christmas is a time of magic, enchantment, and love, especially on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and what better way to show your affection to your loved one than the perfect gift or even better take them on a special date that he or she will never forget. Are you stumped by what special date to take your beloved on? You could take some advice from a classic Christmas song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” but who would really want a partridge in a pear tree? Now, the five golden rings might be a hit, but you don’t have to worry. We’ve got you covered.

Here are our suggestions for “The 12 Dates of Christmas.”

  • The Annual Lighting in (December 1): Take a stroll with your sweetie on the beach and see the historic lighthouse come alive with Christmas cheer….

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Class Act with Grant: Dyslexia Awareness Lighthouse Academy

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 012 – Deidre Pyron – 2022-10-28 12:38:31

Lighting the Coast for Bright Minds

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and as we enter the final days of the month, 25 is shining a light on a local school dedicated to helping children with dyslexia as well as dispelling some myths and misunderstandings surrounding the diagnosis. For this special edition of Class Act, sponsored by the Descher Organization, we had the privilege of visiting the Academy for Dyslexia in during Spirit Week to see how they’re helping kids rise above the challenges.Behind the doors of Lighthouse Academy…

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The Pulse: Angela Grayson, coordinator for the Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects


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Angela Grayson talks about the | Black Girl Projects, the Black Women Vote Coalition and expectations for the upcoming legislative session.

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DMR authorizes plans to reconstruct Lighthouse Pier in Biloxi

154 views – Janae Jordan – 2022-08-16 15:16:15

The City of is working to reconstruct a popular pier and it just got the nod from the Department of Marine Resources.

Today, DMR authorized the city to move forward with plans to rebuild the Pier at and Porter Avenue.

The Board of Supervisors is also on board.

A design has been submitted to FEMA and that is working its way through the approval process.

Plans call for the new pier to be built with concrete pilings and flow through decking with a protective rock jetty. Public Affairs Manager Cecilia Dobbs Walton…

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Lighthouse Church Moss Point Mississippi Holy Convocation 2022 ( Night 2 )


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Lighthouse Church Moss Point Mississippi Holy Convocation 2022 (Night 3)


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