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KLTV 7 Tyler
Harrison County extends burn banHarrison County has extended its burn ban. The burn ban was extended to limit
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted an hour ago
Harrison County has extended its burn ban. The burn ban was extended to limit activities such as, outdoor cooking and prohibits the burning of barrels. According to the Harrison County Fire Marshal’s office, outdoor cooking must be in enclosed pits... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Narcan delivered to Harrison County Sheriff's DepartmentHarrison County leads the state in opioid prescriptions. In 2016, there were a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 hours ago
Harrison County leads the state in opioid prescriptions. In 2016, there were a little over 203,000 residents in the county with more than 266,000 opioid prescriptions written. Thursday morning, a special delivery to the Harrison County Sheriff's... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 escapes Harrison County house fireHarrison County fire crews responded to a house fire on Seabiscuit Thursday, so
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 hours ago
Harrison County fire crews responded to a house fire on Seabiscuit Thursday, sometime around 8:30 p.m. One person was inside of the home and was able to escape without injuries. Firefighters from Lizana and the Combat Readiness Training Center... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Firefighters responding to Harrison County house fireHarrison County fire crews on are the scene of a house fire near County Farm Ro
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 hours ago
Harrison County fire crews on are the scene of a house fire near County Farm Road. According to Fire Chief Pat Sullivan, the home is located on Seabiscuit in the Preserve neighborhood. No additional details are available at this time, WLOX News Now... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi school districts receive new ratingsCounty: B Amory: C Jackson County: A Forrest Agricultural: B Union: A New
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 hours ago
County: B Amory: C Jackson County: A Forrest Agricultural: B Union: A New Albany: B Alcorn County: B West Jasper: C Harrison County: B Bay St Louis-Waveland: B Monroe County: B Tupelo: B Pontotoc City: B Stone County: B Lowndes County:... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
'Extremely malnourished' child taken to hospital; parents charged29, and Kase Wilson, 27, are charged with child deprivation of necessaries with
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 hours ago
29, and Kase Wilson, 27, are charged with child deprivation of necessaries with substantial harm. They were booked into the Harrison County jail on $5,000 bonds. Seal said police received the report of the malnourished child through child... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Unresolved complaints to cost Waste Pro $454,000The Harrison County Utility Authority wants Waste Pro to pay up for what it cal
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 hours ago
The Harrison County Utility Authority wants Waste Pro to pay up for what it calls sub-par service. On Thursday, the HCUA board voted to fine Waste Pro $454,000 after the trash collection company received hundreds of customer complaints during a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Unresolved complaints to cost Waste Pro $454,000The Harrison County Utility Authority wants Waste Pro to pay up for what it cal
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 hours ago
The Harrison County Utility Authority wants Waste Pro to pay up for what it calls sub-par service. On Thursday, the HCUA board voted to fine Waste Pro $454,000 after the trash collection company received hundreds of customer complaints during a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Narcan delivered to Harrison County Sheriff's DepartmentHarrison County leads the state in opioid prescriptions. In 2016, there were a
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Harrison County leads the state in opioid prescriptions. In 2016, there were a little over 203,000 residents in the county with more than 266,000 opioid prescriptions written. Thursday morning, a special delivery to the Harrison County Sheriff's... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDEQ reopens five sections of beach in Harrison Co.after Hurricane Nate are reopening. The Mississippi Department of Environmental
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
after Hurricane Nate are reopening. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced Wednesday five areas in Harrison County are now safe to enjoy. The areas now open are Pass Christian West Beach from Fort Henry Ave. to Elliott... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
MDEQ reopens five sections of beach in Harrison Co.after Hurricane Nate are reopening. The Mississippi Department of Environmental
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
after Hurricane Nate are reopening. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced Wednesday five areas in Harrison County are now safe to enjoy. The areas now open are Pass Christian West Beach from Fort Henry Ave. to Elliott... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Chinese opioid dealer indicted in Mississippi fentanyl casestop in Mississippi in 2013," said U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
stop in Mississippi in 2013," said U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a news conference Tuesday. That Harrison County traffic stop led to the indictment of Chinese fentanyl manufacturer Xiaobing Yan. The 40-year-old was... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Chinese opioid dealer indicted in Mississippi fentanyl casestop in Mississippi in 2013," said U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
stop in Mississippi in 2013," said U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a news conference Tuesday. That Harrison County traffic stop led to the indictment of Chinese fentanyl manufacturer Xiaobing Yan. The 40-year-old was... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lil Boosie suing Biloxi PD, Dillard's over spring break incidentspraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social m
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
spraying Hatch and other people who were with him, caused an uproar on social media. The lawsuit, which was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Tuesday, says Hatch was in the department store to shop and engage with fans when he was... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tindell takes appeals court oath; Senate election is sethas been set to fill his legislative seat. Sean Tindell took his judicial oath
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
has been set to fill his legislative seat. Sean Tindell took his judicial oath of office Tuesday during a ceremony in Harrison County. His term begins Nov. 2. Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Tindell to the appeals court to succeed David Ishee, who... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Special election for MS Senate District 49 set for Dec. 19He resigned the position Monday so he could be sworn in to the Mississippi Cour
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
He resigned the position Monday so he could be sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appeals. District 49 includes parts of Harrison County. Harrison County Judge Gaston Hewes administered the oath of office to Tindell on Tuesday morning. Gov.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Special election for MS Senate District 49 set for Dec. 19He resigned the position Monday so he could be sworn in to the Mississippi Cour
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
He resigned the position Monday so he could be sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appeals. District 49 includes parts of Harrison County. Harrison County Judge Gaston Hewes administered the oath of office to Tindell on Tuesday morning. Gov.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
220 tons of Nate debris removed in Biloxiwest Biloxi. The 220.4 tons of debris equates to 881.6 cubic yards under FEMA'
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
west Biloxi. The 220.4 tons of debris equates to 881.6 cubic yards under FEMA's guidelines, or 73 dump trucks of debris. Harrison County Utility Authority Director Donald Scharr said he thought a typical trash haul in Biloxi would be about 300... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Sean Tindell sworn in to MS Court of AppealsFormer state senator Sean Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Former state senator Sean Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday morning. Harrison County Judge Gaston Hewes administered the oath of office to Tindell, who was joined by his wife and their four children. Gov. Phil... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tindell sworn in to Mississippi Court of AppealsTindell is now sitting on a bench. Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Cou
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
Tindell is now sitting on a bench. Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday. WLOX-TV reports Harrison County Judge Gaston Hewes administered the oath of office to Tindell, who was joined by his wife and their four... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
220 tons of Nate debris removed in Biloxiwest Biloxi. The 220.4 tons of debris equates to 881.6 cubic yards under FEMA'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
west Biloxi. The 220.4 tons of debris equates to 881.6 cubic yards under FEMA's guidelines, or 73 dump trucks of debris. Harrison County Utility Authority Director Donald Scharr said he thought a typical trash haul in Biloxi would be about 300... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sean Tindell sworn in to MS Court of AppealsFormer state senator Sean Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appe
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
Former state senator Sean Tindell was sworn in to the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday morning. Harrison County Judge Gaston Hewes administered the oath of office to Tindell, who was joined by his wife and their four children. Gov. Phil... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Missing Long Beach teen found safe; father arrestedCourtlee with her father, Shawn J. Hilton. Shawn, who does not have legal cust
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Courtlee with her father, Shawn J. Hilton. Shawn, who does not have legal custody of his daughter, was arrested by the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. He has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The FBI, Harrison... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Missing Long Beach teen found safe; father arrestedCourtlee with her father, Shawn J. Hilton. Shawn, who does not have legal cust
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
Courtlee with her father, Shawn J. Hilton. Shawn, who does not have legal custody of his daughter, was arrested by the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. He has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The FBI, Harrison... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Boy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriffCarroll. Blake was specially recognized in front of a school assembly at Sauci
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
Carroll. Blake was specially recognized in front of a school assembly at Saucier Elementary soon after the discovery, but Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson had an even bigger surprise for him. On Friday, Peterson presented Blake with a plaque... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hurricane Nate County-by-County Final Summarysustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to signifi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
sustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to significant erosion on area beaches along the Harrison County coast as well as on Ship Island and Cat Island. There was also three to four feet of storm surge floodwater... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Suspect in officer's killing has criminal history dating back more than a decadeagainst Coahoma County. Boy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriffBoy
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
against Coahoma County. Boy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriffBoy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriff Friday morning, a young hero was honored in Harrison County. Friday morning, a young hero was honored in Harrison Coun... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hurricane Nate County-by-County Final Summarysustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to signifi
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
sustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to significant erosion on area beaches along the Harrison County coast as well as on Ship Island and Cat Island. There was also three to four feet of storm surge floodwater... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Boy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriffCarroll. Blake was specially recognized in front of a school assembly at Sauci
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
Carroll. Blake was specially recognized in front of a school assembly at Saucier Elementary soon after the discovery, but Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson had an even bigger surprise for him. On Friday, Peterson presented Blake with a plaque... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hurricane Nate County-by-County Summarysustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to signifi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
sustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to significant erosion on area beaches along the Harrison County coast as well as on Ship Island and Cat Island. There was also three to four feet of storm surge floodwater... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hurricane Nate County-by-County Summarysustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to signifi
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
sustained winds: as high as 70 miles per hour. The storm surge lead to significant erosion on area beaches along the Harrison County coast as well as on Ship Island and Cat Island. There was also three to four feet of storm surge floodwater... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Boy who found missing toddler recognized by sheriffFriday morning, a young hero was honored in Harrison County. After William Odo
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
Friday morning, a young hero was honored in Harrison County. After William Odom went missing on Oct. 3, an unlikely hero found him hours later - fifth-grader Blake Carroll. Sheriff: Toddler's dog stayed with him the entire time he was missing He... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Man serving 2 life sentences for Harrison Co. murders dies in prisonAn inmate serving two life sentences for two capital murder convictions in Harr
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
An inmate serving two life sentences for two capital murder convictions in Harrison County has died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections. MDOC said Mark Alan Henegan, 56, died... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Coroner identifies pedestrian killed by train in BiloxiHarrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the Biloxi woman who died
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the Biloxi woman who died after being hit by a train Thursday near Edgewater Mall. Hargrove identified Shauna Lapan, 39, as the woman who was killed. Biloxi police said Lapan died at the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Coroner identifies pedestrian killed by train in BiloxiHarrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the Biloxi woman who died
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the Biloxi woman who died after being hit by a train Thursday near Edgewater Mall. Hargrove identified Shauna Lapan, 39, as the woman who was killed. Biloxi police said Lapan died at the... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Dr. Thad Carter Appointed to Memorial Hospital Board of TrusteesThe Harrison County Board of Supervisors recently appointed Dr. Thad Carter to
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Harrison County Board of Supervisors recently appointed Dr. Thad Carter to serve as a member of the Gulfport Memorial Board of Trustees. Carter replaced Kathie Short, whose term expired in July. Carter joined Memorial Medical Staff in 1980 in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Nate leaves behind questions about rebuilding pierssound,” Leonard said. “All we have to do is replace the decking and replace the
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
sound,” Leonard said. “All we have to do is replace the decking and replace the handrails and we're back in business.” Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy is asking basic questions; like if rebuilding is even an option if... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Nate leaves behind questions about rebuilding pierssound,” Leonard said. “All we have to do is replace the decking and replace the
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
sound,” Leonard said. “All we have to do is replace the decking and replace the handrails and we're back in business.” Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy is asking basic questions; like if rebuilding is even an option if... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Coroner identifies man killed during incident with Biloxi policeHarrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the man who was killed in
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the man who was killed in a shooting during an incident with Biloxi police Wednesday morning. Hargrove said a gunshot wound to the head is what killed 61-year-old Vincent Dronet, of Biloxi. It’s... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Coroner identifies man killed during incident with Biloxi policeHarrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the man who was killed in
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has identified the man who was killed in a shooting during an incident with Biloxi police Wednesday morning. Hargrove said a gunshot wound to the head is what killed 61-year-old Vincent Dronet, of Biloxi. It’s... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
City of Biloxi working to clear debris, make repairsa Katrina by any stretch of the imagination, but there are still a number of is
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
a Katrina by any stretch of the imagination, but there are still a number of issues," Creel noted. Creel says crews from Harrison County have been hustling to pick up all storm debris from the beach. "Harrison County has been working on medians... Read more
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