Harrah’s plans major announcement Tuesday

Mayor A.J. Holloway will join singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and executives from Harrah’s Entertainment Co. Tuesday morning for a major announcement concerning Harrah’s plans for its Casino Row property.

Details will be available online Tuesday by noon, meantime, whet your Jimmy Buffett appetite by clicking here.

News and notes
Street milestone: The new four-lane Caillavet Street will fully re-open to traffic on Wednesday. No formal ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned at this time.

Bridge milestone: A Hurricane Hunter flyover, a parade of more than 150 antique cars and an afternoon-long street fair are part of the attractions lined up for the Thursday opening of the new Bay St. Louis bridge. For details on the ceremony, dubbed Bridge Fest by organizers, click here. You can read about the Biloxi Bay bridge by clicking here.