Tag Archives: Biloxi

ROSS REILY: Barry Lyons should be given his due at new Biloxi stadium

May 30, 2013

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When all of the dignitaries line for the first pitch at the new minor league baseball stadium in Biloxi next April they should be doing it on a field named for Barry Lyons. Sure, there will be naming rights for the stadium just like in Pearl at Trustmark Park where the Mississippi Braves play. However, […]

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Bryant to announce Minor League Baseball stadium being built in Biloxi

May 29, 2013

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BILOXI, Mississippi — Minor League Baseball is a step closer to coming to Biloxi. Gov. Phil Bryant, Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway and local officials will announce a new Minor League Baseball stadium for downtown Biloxi at a 3 p.m. news conference Thursday in Biloxi. Bryant will also unveil preliminary architectural designs for the stadium. The […]

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Biloxi taking its best shot yet at minor league baseball

May 28, 2013

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For nine years, Tim Bennett has been trying to provide Biloxi with a minor league baseball team. Since he delivered the Mississippi Braves to Pearl, he has made four unsuccessful attempts to put a Southern League team on the Gulf Coast — whether it be on the Back Bay, the Gulf side or the Port […]

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Mississippi Main Street communities accredited

May 24, 2013

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The Mississippi Main Street Association announces the following cities have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Bay St. Louis/Waveland, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, […]

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C Spire turns on additional 3G sites in Delta, Gulf Coast

May 14, 2013

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C Spire Wireless says it has turned on 3G wireless sites in several areas in Mississippi. Company spokesman Dave Miller says the wireless capability is available now in the southeastern portion of Greenville from Highway 1 to S. Raceway Road as well as in parts of downtown Yazoo City. Northeast Batesville between I-55 and Highway […]

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AT&T switches on Gulf Coast 4G LTE

April 30, 2013

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AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in the Gulfport and Biloxi area, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Benefits include: • LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies. Customers can stream, download, upload and games faster than ever before. • LTE-compatible devices, including […]

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Annual event to focus on emergency preparedness & health education

April 23, 2013

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The Mississippi Gulf Coast Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), which is housed within the Mississippi Gulf Coast Black Nurse Association, will host the “Discovering a Better You College and Health Fair” Saturday, June 1, 2013. The health fair will take place at Edgewater Mall, 2600 Beach Boulevard in Biloxi from 10AM to 4PM. Taking place on […]

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Coast casino awaits disciplinary vote at commission meeting

March 21, 2013

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The Mississippi Gaming Commission moves its March meeting to the Gulf Coast on Friday, but other than a disciplinary vote there is little on the agenda concerning South Mississippi casinos. A few routine items will be brought up at the 11 a.m. meeting at Palace Casino in Biloxi. Next month’s meeting will return to the […]

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Mourner hits $7.2 million jackpot on Biloxi penny game

February 19, 2013

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He drove from Michigan to Biloxi for a friend’s funeral, then felt obligated to play penny slots in honor of his friend instead of his normal table game. So, of course, he hits the jackpot — worth $7.2 million. Tyler Morris of Montague, Mich., won the jackpot Friday night between 10 and 10:30 with a […]

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Beau Rivage guest rooms go smoke-free

January 29, 2013

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Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi has banned smoking in its 1,740 hotel rooms. The move is based on feedback from hotel guests, spokeswoman Mary Cracchiolo-Spain told The Sun-Herald. Smoking is still allowed in the resort’s 95 suites. It also is allowed on most of the gaming floor, and in the gourmet restaurants. Smoking […]

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