Ocean Springs Info

Ocean Springs, Mississippi is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Ocean Springs, MS include 39566, 39564, and 39565. The median home price in Ocean Springs is $189,000. More Ocean Springs information.

Local Charities in Ocean Springs, MS

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Ocean Springs News

Local news for Ocean Springs, MS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Leo's pizza in Ocean Springs, Salvation Army in Pascagoula cited for violations by health department

Leo's Wood Fired Pizza and the Salvation Army in Pascagoula were among local eateries found to be in violation of health department standards during recent inspections. Leo's, on Government Street in downtown Ocean Springs, received a grade of C during a Sept.

Comment?

7 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Denny's in Ocean Springs cited for health violations

The Denny's restaurant on North Washington near Interstate 10 was one of two coast eateries cited for violations during recent inspections by the Mississippi Department of Health. Denny's received a grade of "C" during a Sept.

Comment?

13 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app

An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate.

Comment?

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Mississippi Press

In The Zone to build state's largest child care facility in Ocean Springs

In The Zone will open the largest license private child care facility in the state once construction is complete on the new $2.5 million facility on U.S. 90 in Ocean Springs. "This new state of the art facility has been a part of our company's long-term vision," said founder and Director of Operations Vincent Burke, "and it will be exciting to finally see it come to fruition."

Comment?

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Erosion under Front Beach seawall in Ocean Springs

Mayor Connie Moran tells The Sun Herald that the city will have to reinforce the seawall's toe before fixing the 267-foot section of sidewalk. County Road official Butch Loper says the seawall goes deep, and there are areas where there's no dirt beneath it.

Comment?

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs woman, Vancleave man charged with embezzling from Boot Outlet in Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs police have arrested an Ocean Springs woman and Vancleave man who together allegedly embezzled merchandise from an Ocean Springs business for about a year. Wednesday, the owners of Boot Outlet on U.S. 90 in Ocean Springs alerted police that they believed one of their employees, 27-year-old Christy Goldsberry, had been taking merchandise from the business for her own use.

1 comment

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs Chamber hosts Feast of Flavors on Saturday, Sept. 20

The eighth Feast of Flavors event featuring local food producers, chefs, and music will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the L&N Depot Plaza in downtown Ocean Springs.

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Small employee raises included in Ocean Springs' proposed $12.85 million budget for FY2015

Ocean Springs aldermen are expected to adopt the city's proposed $12.85 million budget when they meet Monday night. Included in that budget are "tiered" raises for city employees -- the first permanent raises since the city cut millage five years ago.

5 comments

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Two Ocean Springs nightspots undergoing massive changes

Within the last two weeks, both Manhattan Grill on Washington Avenue and the Firefly Tavern just around the corner on Government Street have closed. Manhattan Grill opened 13 years ago and has been a popular fine dining venue and also a place to have a quiet, casual drink in the bar area.

Comment?

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Austin Hurless in Ocean Springs jail after beating, choking girlfriend, threatening her with knife

A 24-year-old Ohio man is in custody tonight after he beat and choked his girlfriend and held her a knifepoint to force her to tell a 911 operator someone else had assaulted her. According to Ocean Springs Police Capt.

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs police reports, Sept. 5-10

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- The following incidents have been reported by the Ocean Springs Police Department for Sept. 5-10, 2014: Officers responded to a welfare concern on Bienville.

Comment?

WLOX-TV Biloxi

After school program tackles marine biology

Several budding marine biologists began a new, after school program at the USM Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs Monday. The program is designed to promote and stimulate the interest of young students in marine biology.

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Resurrection Catholic School's first 5K, Fun Run is a success

Resurrection Catholic School held the first RCS 5K and Fun Run at the Resurrection Catholic Elementary School campus on Saturday, Sept. 6. The event was sponsored by the RCS PTO and was held as part of the "Back to School Bash."

Comment?

Washington Examiner

Ocean Springs prepping for Main Street conference

The Sun Herald reports Main Street directors, board members, volunteers and other downtown enthusiasts will converge for Destination Downtown, presented by the Mississippi Main Street Association. The three-day conference, which rotates among Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas, attracts more than 200 professionals in preservation-based, commercial district revitalization.

Comment?

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Ice Cream trucks start rolling through Ocean Springs

The City of Ocean Springs has approved an ordinance, making it legal to operate ice cream trucks in the city. This week, the first permit was issued to Mrs. T's Tasty treats.

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Stacy Shelwood of Ocean Springs among 20 indicted on meth charges in federal 'Yeti Ice' operation

An Ocean Springs woman is among 20 people facing federal drug charges in three separate indictments which were unsealed today, according to federal officials. Stacy Shelwood of Ocean Springs was one of the 20 who have been charged as a result of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation dubbed "Operation Yeti Ice."

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs teacher receives $2,000 Voya Unsung Heroes grant for innovative teaching program

Richard Humphreys, a teacher at St. Martin High School in Ocean Springs, receives $2,000 grant from Voya Financial. Voya Financial, Inc. , which has rebranded from ING U.S. and is a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Richard Humphreys, a teacher at St. Martin High School in Ocean Springs has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company's 2014 Unsung Heroes awards competition.

Comment?

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs woman in jail after punching deputy in the head during DUI stop in Moss Point

A 47-year-old Ocean Springs woman was arrested Monday night after she punched a Jackson County deputy as he arrested her for Driving Under the Influence. According to Sheriff Charles Britt, deputies responded to a call at 11:07 p.m. Monday night about a wrecked pickup in the parking lot of the Little River Marine on Dumas Road.

Comment?

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Ocean Springs' junior Patrick Cressler selected to speak during Constitution Day in Washington D.C.

Ocean Springs High School junior Patrick Cressler and teacher Angela E. Sanders were selected by the James Madison Foundation, the Civics Renewal Network and the Annenberg Institute for Civics to represent Mississippi at the upcoming Constitution Day events in Washington D.C. To address the financial exploitation of America's senior citizens, Cressler has prepared a presentation about the types of financial abuse and the risks the elderly face. The constituency that is most at risk is Americans above the age of 50 with the more emphasis on those above the age of 65. He details the financial exploitation faced by the elderly, how the elderly can protect themselves, and warning signs of financial abuse.

Comment?

Mississippi Business Journal

Margaret Miller honored by Mississippi Main Street

Margaret Miller, executive director of the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau, was recently honored for more than 25 years of leadership within the community at the Mississippi Main Street Association Awards Luncheon and National Main Street Conference.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••

Ocean Springs Jobs

•••