Citywide cleanup is Saturday morning

Calling all volunteers. The City of Biloxi has selected Saturday, April 26 as Great American Cleanup Day, a chance for volunteers to help make Biloxi clean and green.

Individuals, businesses, organizations, church and civic groups are asked to select a specific area and make plans to clean that area Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Groups can also participate during a weekday if preferred.

Trash bags and gloves will be provided on Saturday morning April 26th at the Biloxi Town Green.  Lunch will be provided for all that participate in cleaning up on Saturday

Those interested in participating in the Great American Cleanup should call (228) 435-6339 or email

Also this weekend: It’s not too late to be a part of the Biloxi¬†5K and one-mile trek in downtown Biloxi. The Saturday morning event, which will attract hundreds, is part of Biloxi Public Schools month. For a registration form, click here.


News and notes

Biloxi baseball news:¬†Biloxi’s Double-A baseball team will introduce¬†its¬†general manager and announce¬†the process to name the team in a press conference today at 1 p.m. at the Biloxi¬†Visitors¬†Center. The public is invited to¬†the ceremony. The team is scheduled to begin playing in Biloxi for the 2015 Southern League season.

Volunteer ceremony: The city will  honor dozens of volunteers and name a distinguished volunteer of the year this evening during a 5:30 ceremony at the Biloxi Civic Center. The event is open to the public, and a free meal will be served for volunteers and their guests.

City Council meeting: The Biloxi City Council meets this afternoon at 1:30. To see the agenda for the meeting, click here.

DRC agenda: The Development Review Committee, a clearinghouse for development in Biloxi, meets Wednesday morning at 9 at the Community Development Department. To see the agenda for the public meeting, click here.