Holloway to formally dedicate Munro Room

Mayor A.J. Holloway will join Biloxi Bay Chamber members and members of the Munro family this afternoon at 5 at the Biloxi Visitors Center to unveil a portrait of Tommy Munro, the late civic leader for whom the center’s multi-media exhibit room is named.

The Tommy Munro Room showcases a million dollars worth of exhibits that trace the history of Biloxi, from its founding in in 1699 to today. The room has exhibits dedicated to the Biloxi Lighthouse, the Biloxi schooners, Mississippi Gulf Coast leaders of yesteryear, and to the many ethnicities that comprise Biloxi.

News and notes

Advisory lifted: The boil-water advisory that was announced Tuesday for the lower portions of Eagle Point has been lifted. The original notice was prompted when water pressure dropped while repairs were made to a leak near an abandoned water well.

School days: The Biloxi School Board has approved the school calendar for 2012-2013. The first day of school will be Monday, Aug. 6. You can find a link to the complete calendar and other school news by clicking here.