Weather Channel focuses on Biloxi; Blessing, fire photos

The Weather Channel, which broadcast stories from Biloxi this morning, will continue its kickoff of “Hurricane Week” tonight with a prime-time offering of stories from the city.

Mayor A.J. Holloway will be featured in a live interview at 7 p.m., CT; followed by a story on homeowner Frank Pellegrino, the first Biloxian to obtain a building permit on front beach, at 7:30 p.m.; a report on the city-commissioned tree sculptures at 8 p.m.; and a report on the record-setting numbers being posted by the Biloxi casino industry at 9 p.m.

You can see an online version of the Pellegrino story, which originally aired this morning on The Weather Channel, by clicking here.

We’ve got photos

Blessing of the Fleet: See photos from Sunday’s Blessing of the Fleet by clicking here.

New firefighters: The Biloxi Fire Department graduated a class of nine recruits this afternoon in a ceremony at the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center. To read the names of the recruits and see photographs from the ceremony, click here.