Grambling faces UNO Tuesday at MGM

Grambling State University takes on the University of New Orleans in a college baseball game Tuesday at MGM Park in downtown Biloxi.

Gates to the stadium open at 6 p.m and the first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and $11, and can be purchased at the MGM Park ticket office or online.
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Development news turns appetizing

The walk-in Sonic opened for business on Pass Road last week and the developers of the new Mugshots in downtown Biloxi, who broke ground last week, are aiming to open the first weekend in October, coinciding with Cruisin’ the Coast.

Building plans also were submitted to the Community Development Department for a new Waffle House, which will be situated west of the Church of Redeemer property on U.S. 90 a couple blocks east of Main Street, and plans are due this week for the proposed Salt Grass Restaurant to be located on Beach Boulevard across from the Golden Nugget.

In other development news, a building permit was issued for an addition to Love’s Truck Stop on Cedar Lake Road north of I-10, and construction is continuing on the new the Watermark Hotel, at the site of the former Santa Maria; Saint Mary’s Catholic Church; Citizens Bank; Tuesday Morning; Southern Supply; Camping World;  Gulf Beach RV Resort; Sunbelt Lighting; Dunkin Donuts; and  Biloxi Junior High School, which is aiming for an August opening.

There are also 90 homes now under construction in Biloxi.
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News and notes

Fire museum fish fry:  The West End Hose Co. No 3 Fire Museum will hold its annual fish fry fundraiser on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum off Howard Avenue. Plates are $8 and include potato salad, baked beans and bread.  To view the flyer for more information, click here.

Community market: Vendors set up each Tuesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. under the I-110 over pass off Howard Avenue to sell fresh produce, homemade baked goods, plants, arts and crafts and more at the Charles R. Hegwood Community Market. To see more about the market, click here