Author Archives: John Majure

Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame requesting nominees

As the days of spring approach, athletes will be hitting the fields to participate in their favorite sport or outdoor activity. This is a reminder to acknowledge a player, coach, or any individual in a supporting role of superior accomplishment who has positively impacted athletics by nominating them for the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame. […]

Biloxi A to Z: Twelfth Night, weekend events

Biloxi A to Z: Today’s video features information on the January BNews Monthly, a Biloxi Fire Department graduation ceremony, city council meeting and Ward 7, as well as details on the rescheduled Twelfth Night Celebration and First Friday event, and weekend weather. The Twelfth Night festivities that were set for tonight, along with a special […]

Biloxi’s House is open for the holidays

Dozens of artists and craftsmen will be showing and selling their creations on Saturday for the Biloxi Visitors Center Holiday Open House. The 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. event, which is free and open to the public, offers Christmas shoppers a last-minute opportunity to find locally created arts and crafts. Vendors will be set up […]

Lighting up the holiday season

Biloxi officially kicks off the Christmas season with the Lighting of the Lighthouse on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to join Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich and his wife, Serena, as they flip the switch and turn on the holiday lights. The ceremony will take place at the Lighthouse, […]

Working together to Feed the Needy

The Biloxi Police Department, along with Harrison County public safety agencies and donors, are working together to once again host “Feed the Needy,” a program to deliver Thanksgiving Day meals to the homes of the less fortunate. Meals – which will be delivered – must be requested by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Those […]

Biloxi landmark illuminates in gold

In recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the City of Biloxi is lighting the lighthouse in gold for the month of September. There will be a lighting ceremony on Thursday at 8 p.m. across from the Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd., at the base of the historic Biloxi lighthouse. Worldwide, 300,000 children are diagnosed […]

Biloxi A to Z: Scrapin, City, Council, and more

Biloxi A to Z: Today’s video features Captain Grandver Everett, events coordinator for the Biloxi Police Department. Capt. Everett discusses the Scrapin the Coast event this weekend, traffic, and pedestrian safety. Also in today’s report: the weekend weather forecast, weekend happenings, and a birds eye view of a Biloxi historic signature landmark.Facebook: See this week’s […]

Biloxi A to Z: Road work, celebrations, and more

Biloxi A to Z: Today’s video includes reminders about infrastructure road and lane closures, and a road reopening. Also in the report: recognition for Disability Awareness Month and World Down Syndrome Day, Southern Coastal Federal Credit Union’s 50th-anniversary celebration and new location ribbon cutting, Eagle Point Park ribbon cutting, weekend events and weather, and a […]

Biloxi A to Z: Closures, St. Patrick’s Day, and more

This week’s Biloxi A to Z report includes a look at the March BTV programing, this month’s episode of “A Few Moments With Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich. Also in this week’s report: road closures Grande View Drive at U.S. 90, Maison D’Orleans Drive; road work on Beverin Road and Shriners Blvd.; MGCCC neighborhood meeting regarding […]

Biloxi A to Z: Tullis, Thanksgiving cooking safety, and more

This week’s Biloxi A to Z report includes a look at the Tullis Gardens announcement made at the Biloxi City Council meeting on Tuesday, cooking safety tips from the Biloxi Fire Department, Black Friday holiday shopping safety reminders, holiday schedule changes, weekend weather and events, and a holiday waive from Santa Claus at the Edgewater […]

Sign up now for Christmas parades in Biloxi

Christmas is just around the corner, which, in Biloxi, means more reasons to parade. So now is the time to sign up to participate in some of the holiday precessions. Registration is open for children in kindergarten through fourth grade, to participate as a hay wagon rider in the annual Christmas on the Water Children’s […]