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On Saturday, June 15, the Juneteenth in the Pass committee will host a day-long event in observance of Juneteenth. The Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery in the Confederacy, but it …

"I am called the Friendship Oak. Those who enter my shadow will remain friends through all their lifetime." The historical landmark on The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Gulf …

The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) new physician assistant program, announced last summer, is progressing expeditiously, with plans to matriculate the initial cohort in fall 2025. …

My biggest complaint about writer/director/star John Krasinski’s new movie “IF”… is that it’s a movie. What I mean is that Krasinski clearly has some broad ideas for …

Instead of just one day of fun in the sun – and water – with local firefighters, this year’s Summer Splash Day has been expanded to two days. “Last year…it was …

“Prayer is a force as real as territorial gravity,” said Dr. Alexis Carrel. “As a physician, I have seen men, after all therapy had failed, lifted out of disease and melancholy by …

The City of Jackson is filled with many wonderful historic attractions, including my favorite, the beautiful Old Capitol Museum. But sometimes, the need for a little R & R that doesn't involve …

“Ready! Set! Roll!” is the official tagline for the ever-growing and popular annual Jeepin the Coast (JTC) event, and this year’s JTC is just around the corner! JTC is …

Mississippi now has funding for a hurricane mitigation program with the passage, and signing by Governor Tate Reeves, of House Bill 1705. The Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program was …

Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda, May 21, 2024 @ 5:00 P.M. City Hall Meeting Room 201 Jeff Davis Avenue Long Beach, MS  39560

The history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has always intrigued me. When I briefly (emphasis on brief) entertained the thought of earning a Ph.D., the origin on the area's founding and its first …

Governor Tate Reeves has declared May 19-25, 2024 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Mississippi.  This year marks the  50th anniversary of National EMS Week which is a time to show …

Planning and Development  Commission Agenda, May 23, 2024 @ 5:30 P.M. City Hall Meeting Room 201 Jeff Davis Avenue Long Beach, MS  39560

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Association (MEGSA) will participate in the upcoming Trent Lott Academy Career Day May 21 in Pascagoula, Miss., …

In this era of constant reboots and re-imaginings and the like, “Planet of the Apes” has had a pretty successful run. 2011’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” was such a …

Hundreds of people gathered in the Long Beach High School (LBHS) gym to celebrate the achievements of graduating seniors during LBHS’s Senior Day on Tuesday, May 7. This year’s Class of …

You are one talented and gifted person – no doubt. When He tucked you into your mom’s womb, your Creator handed you some abilities that are expressly yours. You may be one who …

Coast Episcopal School (CES) in Long Beach is one of only sixteen schools in the United States that will be implementing LanguageScreen, a language program developed by Oxford University professors …

There is a dirty little secret in the healthcare system that most folks are unaware of, and it may impact your ability to go to the pharmacy of your choice. I am speaking of the reimbursement rates …

Mother’s Day may have come and gone, along with a few college graduations, but there are still plenty of special occasions occurring from now until summer. High school graduations, bridal …

Once again, Pass Christian residents who are “scared” of their computers will have the opportunity to put their fears at ease on May 23, when the Pass Christian library offers two …

Pass Christian’s War Memorial Park at 101 Fleitas Avenue will once again be filled with toe-tapping, live music echoing over the Mississippi Sound on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.  The …

The Long Beach High School Bearcat Belles recently competed in the American All-Star National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida. They placed second in both the pom and hip hop dance …

From unicycles to 18-wheelers, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) encourages safety in all vehicles, and this month, two-wheeled vehicles are in the spotlight. May is recognized …

There has been a push in recent years for the Oscars to add an award for stunt work. I’m all for it, sure, give some often-unrecognized professionals their moment in the sun. My guess is …

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