State of the City seats now available

Seats for the annual State of the City address in Biloxi are now available through the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Mayor A.J. Holloway will present the address during a chamber luncheon on Monday, Feb. 28 at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Seating will begin at 11 a.m., and the program will begin at 11:30.

Chamber members were mailed their seats last week. Others may purchase seats — $30 each, or a table of 10 for $300 — by contacting the chamber at 435-6149 or

The luncheon has sold out each of the past several years.

News and notes

School chief search: The Biloxi school board will use the Mississippi School Boards Association to help recruit and identify potential candidates for superintendent of Biloxi Public Schools. To read more about the effort, click here.

Woolmarket fire photos: Fire Chief David Roberts captured nearly a dozen images of the fire that destroyed a Woolmarket business on Friday and threatened others nearby. To see the photos, click here.

Tulane photos: More than a dozen students and the director of the Tulane Regional Urban Design Center were in town this weekend to look over Point Cadet and visit with Mayor A.J. Holloway at City Hall. To see more than 50 photos from Saturday,
click here.