City seeking Sports Hall of Fame nominees

Do you know a retired athlete that contributed to the betterment of athletics in Biloxi or a coach or individual who has played a supporting role for more than a decade? The City of Biloxi is asking you to nominate those individuals for the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame.

The city’s Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the 2022 class of the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame.

Nominees must be retired at least three years if an athlete or competitor or have completed at least 15 years of service as a coach or supporter of Biloxi athletics, must have demonstrated good citizenship both in school and after leaving school, and must have contributed to the betterment of athletics in the City of Biloxi as a player, coach, or any supporting role of superior accomplishment.

Applications may be acquired weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation office, 377 Hiller Drive, or online at The application deadline is Friday, July 1.

All supporting documentation must be submitted with a completed application.

Inductees are chosen based on, but not limited to, statistical performance, individual achievement, leadership, citizenship, and community service.  The number of inductees each year is solely the discretion of the selection committee. 
See the nomination form
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News & Notes: Weekly reports, walkway, council, market

The Week That Was: Weekly reports from the departments of Police, Fire, and Community Development departments are now online for your review. To see the report from last week and an archive of weekly reports, click here.

Back Bay Walkway: Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich and will host of partners will cut the ribbon this morning on the city’s new Back Bay Walkway. The concrete walkway spans just under a half mile along the Bayview Avenue waterfront from Forrest Avenue to Kensington Drive and is lighted at night. It also includes a pavilion and benches for viewing waterfront activities. To see the invite, click here.

City Council: The Biloxi City Council will hold a regular scheduled this afternoon at 1:30 at City Hall. To see the agenda and supporting documents, click here. To see an achieve of council meeting recordings, click here.

Community Market Fest: The first of four Charles R. Hegwood Community Market festivals is set for Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. under the I-110 overpass at the corner of Hopkins and Howard Avenue. Along with fresh produce, baked goods, plants, and crafts, there will be live entertainment, hourly giveaways, demonstration booths and more. Food will be available to purchase. To see the flyer, click here.