Holloway leaves hospital; other news and notes

Mayor A.J. Holloway is now at home, recuperating from surgery to repair a perforated colon caused by diverticulitis.

Holloway was released from Biloxi Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, 11 days after undergoing surgery. He is expected to work from home for a week to 10 days before returning to his City Hall office.

News and notes

Point progress: St. Michael’s Catholic Church, the Point Cadet landmark known as “the Church of the Fisherman,” will hold a press conference on Sunday morning to announce restoration plans. The day will begin with a 10 a.m. Mass at the church, followed by a “blessing of the reconstruction journey” at 11:15 a.m., and unveiling of construction plans and vision of St. Michael’s parish at 11:30 a.m. For more on St. Michael’s, click here.

Hiller park: The city’s Public Works Department has erected temporary warning signs at the pond in Hiller Park after an overflow from the Keesler housing sewer.

Voter info: The latest list of candidates and other election information is in the Voters Info section of the city web site. To go there now, click here.