Popp’s Ferry bridge re-opened to traffic

The Popp’s Ferry bridge, which was closed to traffic around 3 p.m. today while police cleared a traffic accident, was re-opened to traffic at 4 p.m.

Weekend entertainment preview: The Oaks, Ron White and more

Among the weekend entertainment offerings this weekend: The Oakridge Boys perform at the Hard Rock, comedian Ron White is at the Beau Rivage, and the World Series of Poker continues at the Isle. To read about these events and more, courtesy of listings from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau, click here.

News and notes

General election: Municipal elections will be Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Biloxi. To see the list of polling places, as included in a public notice published weeks ago, click here.

Council meeting: The City Council’s next scheduled meeting is Tuesday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m.

Contract awards: The city this week awarded a $413,000 contract to the Biloxi firm J.O. Collins Contracting for the refurbishment of the Biloxi Lighthouse, the city’s signature landmark. Also awarded this week: three contracts totaling nearly $3 million to F&F Construction, Warren Paving and SCI for improvements to Brodie Road.