Mayor to deliver State of the City at Jan. 27 luncheon

Mayor A.J. Holloway will deliver the annual State of the City address during a Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

Tickets to the luncheon — $30 each or reserved tables of 10 for $300 — are now available from the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Holloway is expected to outline the city’s progress of on-going rebuilding efforts and discuss economic challenges the city faces.

Doors to the luncheon open at 11 a.m., with the program beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Cable One also plans to air the address for its Biloxi subscribers on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8 and 10 a.m. and 8 and 10 p.m.

Online order form: To print a form to reserve your seats, click here.

For more information about the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce luncheon at (228) 435-6149.

News and notes

Road work: Northbound traffic on Popp’s Ferry Road will be shifted to the center lane at Sunkist Road for several hours Wednesday morning beginning at 8 while city crews repair a drainage leak just east of the Sunkist intersection. No detours are planned, but motorists should use caution when approaching the area. To see the weekday Traffic Update, click here.

Marlin TV: “Mississippi Roads,” the acclaimed Mississippi Public Broadcasting program, will air a segment on Marlin Miller, the Fort Walton Beach wood sculptor who carved the overwhelming majority of Katrina sculptures in Biloxi and nearby Mississippi Coast cities. To see an online gallery about the Katrina sculptures project in Biloxi, click here.