Volunteers needed for Biloxi cleanup

Those who want to help clean up fireworks remnants and other litter can join a cleanup of Biloxi on Saturday from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Volunteers are asked to meet at the Biloxi Town Green, where they will be provided with garbage bags, gloves and water.

One of the areas of focus will be areas immediately north of U.S. 90, where many people parked during the Fourth of July fireworks and left trash, said Steve Gunn with S.H. Anthony Construction, a sponsor of the volunteer effort. Other sponsors are the city, county, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Half Shell Oyster House, and Desporte & Sons Seafood.

Said Gunn: “We all came together for the fireworks. We all need to come together to help clean up.”

Those with questions should contact Gunn at (228) 297-5262.

Salvation Army to re-dedicate Yankie Stadium on Aug. 4

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 will mark a major milestone for the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center and residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

With the grand re-opening of the Salvation Army-Yankie Stadium, with its newly refurbished track, stadium, field and press box, the organization plans to greatly enhance its service and outreach to the entire community.

To read more about the Salvation Army’s plans and to read about the history of Yankie Stadium, click here.