Sports Hall of Fame nominations now open

Do you know a retired athlete that contributed to the betterment of athletics in Biloxi or a coach or individual who has played a supporting role for more than a decade? The City of Biloxi is asking you to nominate those individuals for the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame. The city’s Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the 2023 class of the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame. Nominees must be retired at least three years if an athlete or competitor or have completed at least 15 years of service as a coach or supporter of Biloxi athletics, must have demonstrated good citizenship both in school and after leaving school, and must have contributed to the betterment of athletics in the City of Biloxi as a player, coach, or any supporting role of superior accomplishment. Applications may be acquired weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation office, 377 Hiller Drive, or online at The application deadline is Friday, June 2. All supporting documentation must be submitted with a completed application. Inductees are chosen based on, but not limited to, statistical performance, individual achievement, leadership, citizenship, and community service. The number of inductees each year is solely the discretion of the selection committee.  See the nomination form See more about Sports Hall of Fame News & notes: Weekly report, Eagle Point, road work

The week that was: Ever wonder how busy the Biloxi Police, Fire, Community Development, and Engineering departments are in a given week? You can find out each week in the Weekly Report, a compilation of police and fire responses, building permits issued, and city projects.  To see the week-by-week archive of reports, including one for last week, click here.

Park ribbon cutting: A ribbon cutting for the new Eagle Point Park will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. The park, located at 10519 Pin Oak Dr., includes a playground, a walking track, soccer fields, and basketball and pickleball courts. To see the flyer, click here. Road work advisories: Road work continues throughout the city, often impacting roadways. To see where road work is taking place and causing lane or road closures, visit the Traffic page on the city’s website. To see the page, click here.