Biloxi opens hurricane debris sites

The City of Biloxi has opened six sites around the city for residents to bring debris left in the wake of Hurricane Ivan.

The sites are limited to debris from Hurricane Ivan; no garbage, tires or appliances should be brought to the sites.

The sites, which will be marked by signs, are:

–Fire Station 8, Woolmarket Road, east side of building.

–North parking lot of Yankie Stadium, at Division and Lee streets.

–Parking lot of Bay Vista Fire Station, Pass Road.

–Parking lot near Hiller Park boat ramp.

–Parking lot near tennis courts at Popp’s Ferry Road and Riverview Drive, across from Margaret Sherry library.

–Parking lot off Wells Drive at new Biloxi sports complex.

Burn ban in effect in Biloxi

Biloxi Fire Chief David Roberts has announced that outdoor burning will not be permitted until next week, but those seeking permits can call 435-6200 now to make arrangements.