City now offering album, DVD packages at reduced price

The city is now offering its award-winning “Katrina & Biloxi” DVD/photo album at a reduced price at municipal facilities.

The 50-minute documentary and 52-page album of dozens of images from before, during and after the storm is available for $20. Bonus footage — including aerial footage and a City Hall interview with Mayor A.J. Holloway in the waning hours of the Aug. 29, 2005 storm — is also included in the DVD.

“Katrina & Biloxi,” which has won an Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Association of Mississippi and an Addy from the Advertising Federation, is on sale at all Biloxi libraries, the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, the Biloxi Natatorium, the Community Development Department and at City Hall.

“Katrina & Biloxi” remains at full price with multi-purchase discounts online at

To see a 30-second trailer about “Katrina & Biloxi,” click here.

Frank Davis: ‘Ya gotta see it for yourself’

WWL-TV’s Frank Davis, the quintessential New Orleanian, on Tuesday turned his attention to Biloxi’s Katrina Sculptures, a project in which the city had a collection of standing dead trees on Beach Boulevard sculpted to depict marine-life.

Said Davis in a “Naturally N’Awlins” segment that aired during WWL’s 6 p.m. newscast Tuesday: “Ya gotta see it for yourself.”

To see Davis’s two-minute segment for yourself, click here.