City opens six sandbag sites

The City of Biloxi has opened six sandbag locations for residents: Beck Park, 671 Division St.; Migues Park, 425 Parker St.; Cavalier Park, 2059 Lawrence St.; Popp’s Ferry Soccer Fields, 2150 Popp’s Ferry Road; Fire Station 8, 8479 Woolmarket Road; and Fire Station 9, 9370 Oaklawn Road.

These are self-serve sites, meaning residents need to have a shovel to fill the sandbags provided at the sites.

News & notes: Weekly review, council, info line, Lighthouse cam

The Week in Review: The departments of Police, Fire, Community Development and Engineering have the details on what happened in Biloxi last week. To see the archive of Weekly Reports, click here.

City Council: The Biloxi City Council held a special called meeting this morning at 10 at Biloxi City Hall to declare a state of emergency for hurricanes Marco and Laura. To see the recording of the meeting, click here.

Info line: The City of Biloxi info is updated as needed during major events including threats of hurricanes. It also lists some reminders and work schedule updates for City of Biloxi employees. To listen, call 228-435-6300.

Lighthouse cam: To see the real-time view from the Biloxi Lighthouse, click on the Biloxi Lighthouse at the top left of any page on the city website or click here.