Coast Transit expands service for Popp’s Ferry corridor

Coast Transit has expanded its Route 32, serving the Popp’s Ferry Road corridor and now extending into D’Iberville.

The 90-minute route, running six days a week, includes stops at Pass and Popp’s, Atkinson Road, the Margaret Sherry Library, Santa Maria Retirement Center, Cedar Lake Medical Center, Walmart Neighborhood Market, two Family Dollar stores, and throughout the Promenade. In all, Route 32 has 20 stops.

The expanded route, supplemented with funding from the cities of Biloxi and D’Iberville, began service Nov. 12.

On its southern end, Route 32 offers passengers a chance to connect with Pass Road Route 34 eastbound and westbound, with service to Edgewater Mall or downtown Biloxi. On its north end, Route 32 connects to D’Iberville Route 4, which offers service as far south as Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, and as far east as McCann Road in Jackson County, using LeMoyne Boulevard or Big Ridge Road.

For more information, call 228-896-8080 or visit online at


Cold weather shelters now open

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Harrison County until 9 a.m. Thursday morning. The warning has led to the opening of two cold-weather shelters: The Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelter, 2019 22nd Street in Gulfport and the Fournier Multi-Purpose Building, 10395 Automall Parkway Blvd. in D’iberville. Both shelters will open at 5 p.m. today and Thursday. 

Coast Transit Authority will be providing transportation from the Seashore Mission, 856 Divison St., to the D’Iberville Multipurpose building. Remember, protect pets, pipes, plants and people.


News & Notes: City Council; B-Alert

City Council: The Biloxi City Council held its second meeting of the month on Tuesday at Biloxi City Hall where they approved a preliminary agreement for Margaritaville to move forward with its expansion, although no timetable was announced on construction.   To see images from the meeting, click here

B-Alert: To stay alert with the latest traffic and other advisories, sign up for the city’s text messaging system, B-Alert. Text BILOXI to 888777.