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Ocean Springs mayor gives updates at Jackson County Chamber ‘Meet the Mayor’ event

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-06-21 14:40:24

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ‘Meet the Mayor’ event with Ocean Springs Mayor Kenny Holloway this morning.

Mayor Holloway has been in office for about a year and this morning he shared updates on improvements and new facilities coming to the area.

Holloway touched on the 1515 Government Street project which will include a parking garage, boutique hotel, restaurants, and retail spaces.

The first Aldi…

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Ocean Springs to honor Carl the Rooster with CarlFest @ Magic Hour

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-06-07 15:51:41

CarlFest @ Magic Hour will give the people of Ocean Springs and visitors an opportunity to honor the life of Carl the Rooster who was killed earlier this year. 

CarlFest @ Magic Hour, featuring live music, food, drinks and pop-up art shops, will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art at 510 Washington Ave. in downtown Ocean Springs.

WAMA also will offer a…

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The Historic Ocean Springs Association launches new interpretive sign project

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-06-01 17:36:21

The Historic Ocean Springs Association has launched a new community project installing interpretive signs at landmark locations throughout the historic districts.

HOSA has recently placed more than 30 small interpretive informal ‘landmark/history trail’ signs in this first phase of what they hope will be an on-going project for the organization.

To support this project, the HOSA organization submitted a grant…

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5 New Restaurants Hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast – Our Mississippi Home

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by John Dolan, Our Mississippi Home

There are so many new restaurants on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to choose from.

If you’re searching for a new place to try, consider one of these fine restaurants, each of which offers its own unique charm and tasty menus.

The Scratch Kitchen & Bar in downtown Ocean Springs is WOW! Brittany Cruso Alexander and her husband have created something very unique. They started with a food truck,…

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Annual Ocean Springs Fishing Tournament Just Around the Corner

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by John Dolan, Our Mississippi Home

The Ocean Springs Marine Mart Fishing Rodeo is just around the corner.

Set to take place June 4-5, this year’s tournament will honor Dennis Leon Meins and Mikey Sekul through t-shirts specifically designed to commemorate the good friends no longer with us.

The Ocean Springs Marine Mart Fishing Rodeo attracts hundreds of anglers every year and this year is expected to be no different with…

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Stolen vehicle leads to five arrests in connection with alleged drug trafficking organization

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-05-20 12:20:19

Coast and federal law enforcement agencies banded together on a five-month operation that culminated Wednesday with five arrests in connection with an alleged drug trafficking operation.

According to Biloxi Police, investigators with the Biloxi Police Department’s Special Crimes Unit, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department’s Narcotics Unit, the Ocean Springs Police Department, the D’Iberville Police Department, the…

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Ocean Springs police honor fallen officer with wreath

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www.wxxv25.com – Rick Gogreve – 2022-05-19 17:48:50

Members of the Ocean Springs Police Department visited the Bellande Cemetery to observe National Police Memorial Day.

They placed a wreath at the grave of former Sgt. Ernest Beaugez who was killed in action.

In 1954, Sgt. Beaugez was shot and killed near Orange Grove by a suspect who had fled parole in California.

Beaugez then arrested the suspect, but was overpowered, disarmed, and kidnapped by the suspect as he was…

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Ocean Springs Mississippi – Government Street

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Jubilee Havens opening new shelter to house victims of sex trafficking

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-05-13 17:55:36

This coming Monday at the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce Main Street Tourism Bureau, Jubilee Havens will cut the ribbon on a new shelter.

The new facility, known as the Whistle Stop, will be a temporary pause for women rescued from sex trafficking.

The facility will house five guests in need of shelter for up to 30 days. While residents are at the facility, they will be guided by professionals, volunteers, and staff who…

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Feral Feline Coalition limiting overpopulation in Jackson County

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www.wxxv25.com – Lorraine Weiskopf – 2022-05-11 15:16:10

It’s kitten season, the time of year when cats are breeding and having litters of kittens.

Since 2017, the Feral Feline Coalition has worked to control the cat population in Jackson County by capturing, neutering, and releasing cats.

You can spot them every Saturday at the fresh market in Ocean Springs educating the public on their mission of controlling populations, changing animal cruelty laws, and overseeing and…

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