Council to continue budget discussions Tuesday

The Biloxi City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday at 9 a.m. to continue discussions about the Fiscal Year 2009 municipal budget.

The new budget year will begin Oct. 1, and Mayor A.J. Holloway and council members should have a new budget in place by mid-September.

Katrina observances in the works

Here is a roundup of information regarding observances planned in Biloxi for Aug. 29, the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

City memorial: The City of Biloxi will conduct a memorial observance to mark the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on the Town Green, near the Katrina memorial, on Friday, Aug. 29 at 8 a.m. The 30-minute ceremony will feature an opening prayer by Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi, along with prayers delivered by local clergy members, and the reading of Katrina victims in Biloxi by students from Biloxi and St. Patrick high schools.

East Biloxi walk: The Catholic churches of east Biloxi will stage a Katrina Walk again this year to mark the third anniversary of the storm. The 6 p.m. walk will begin at Our Mothers of Sorrows Catholic Church on Division Street and will follow a route that includes Blessed Francis Seelos Catholic Church, Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church and ending at St. Michael Catholic Church. A decade of the Rosary will be prayed at each church. Transportation will be provided to those unable to walk the route. Details: 435-0007.

’Katrina & Biloxi’: The City of Biloxi and Cable One, as part of continuing outreach efforts to educate residents about the dangers of storms and flooding, will once again air the award-winning documentary “Katrina & Biloxi” on Aug. 29 at 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Cable 13. The program will be available for free to all Cable One subscribers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. For more information about the 50-minute documentary itself, click here.

Weekend preview: KC & The Sunshine Band

KC & The Sunshine Band kick off the weekend’s entertainment lineup with a performance this evening at the Hard Rock.

For more on things to see and do in Biloxi and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, courtesy of listings provided by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau, click here.