Alarming! Another spike in local numbers

The average daily number of new cases of the coronavirus in Harrison County continues to skyrocket, with a record 113 new cases reported locally in the past 24 hours and a daily average that has doubled, to 47 new cases a day, in the past two weeks.
Facebook: See today’s report
YouTube: See today’s report
See the overall tracking chart
See the daily comparison chart
See the Harrison County 14-day chart

UMUSIC Broadwater: The inside story

The big news of the week, of course, was the announcement of the $1.2 billion 266-acre resort development at the Broadwater site in West Biloxi.

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves and Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich welcomed the news during a presentation on Thursday where Robert Lavia, chairman of Dakia UVentures explained the concept behind UMUSIC Broadwater, why Biloxi and Mississippi are the first announcement and provides a tour of part of the resort.
Video: See a replay of the press conference
Read Robert Lavia’s remarks: Why Biloxi?
Video: See the virtual tour

News & notes: Video, reports, council, cam

Ward 5 video: Biloxi Chief Administrative Officer Mike Leonard and directors from key departments were on hand this week when Ward 5 Councilman Paul Tisdale hosted a Ward 5 meeting at the Donal M. Snyder Community Center. To see a video replay, click here.

Weekly reports: To see a look at what happened last week in Biloxi, as gleaned from reports from key city departments, click here.

Council: The Biloxi City Council meets Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. To see the meeting agenda and supporting documents, click here.

Lighthouse cam: The Biloxi Lighthouse cam, which had 200,000 viewers when a storm threatened the other day, can be seen by clicking here.