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  1. MDOT planning Hwy 90 widening for Gautier, Ocean SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Talks are happening now to relieve the congested part of Highway 90 in Ocean Springs and Gautier. According to Kelly Castleberry with the Mississippi Department of Transportation , the plan is to widened Hwy 90 to six lanes from Dolphin Drive in Gautier to Vermont Avenue in Ocean Springs.

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  2. Ocean Springs museum is home to moon treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    An Ocean Springs attraction now has its own "Moon Tree." Tuesday, some home-schooled children from Picayune helped plant a "Lob-lobby Pine" in front of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art.

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  3. Widening of U.S. 90 from Ocean Springs to Gautier set for 2020, MDOT engineer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    The widening of U.S. 90 to six lanes from Vermont Avenue in Ocean Springs to Dolphin Drive in Gautier is set to begin in 2020, an engineer with the Mississippi Department of Transportation told Ocean Springs officials Tuesday night. In a recent meeting, Ocean Springs aldermen told Mayor Connie Moran they wanted an update from MDOT regarding the project -- emphasizing the importance that Ocean Springs have input into the project.

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  4. Tourism group asks Jackson Co. for room taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... to support the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau. Pascagoula, Moss Point and Ocean Springs have lodging taxes in their municipal areas. That money does not go to the Gulf Coast group. "This is for funding to drive ...

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  5. Tax increase proposed for Jackson County visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Convention and Visitors Bureau. Brown is General Manager of Gulf Hills Hotel in an unincorporated area of Ocean Springs. Because of that, her customers have to pay the seven percent sales tax that the rest of unincorporated Jackson County pays. ...

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  6. Coast tourism officials ask Jackson County supervisors for support on 2 percent occupancy taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... existing room taxes. If passed, occupancy taxes would be 5 percent in Pascagoula and Moss Point, 4 percent in Ocean Springs and 2 percent in Gautier plus the unincorporated areas of Jackson County. Westfall said Jackson County has 2,837 hotel beds ...

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  7. Free self defense class brings out large crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... fighters, who happens to be a woman. She scheduled the free seminar, after a woman was attacked on the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge last month. She wanted women to learn self-defense skills that could prevent another situation like that from ...

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  8. Ocean Springs Christmas on the WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Hundreds of people lined the piers along Front Beach in Ocean Springs and the beach itself to watch the third annual Christmas On The Water boat parade Saturday night. The event was sponsored and organized by The Friends of Ocean Springs Harbor .

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  9. Nearly 300 Coast children receive early Christmas gifts from NYFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Since 2005, after Hurricane Katrina, the New York Fire Department has come to the Gulf Coast just a few weeks before Christmas to bring hundreds of donated gifts for local families in need. Saturday morning, dozens of children across the Coast were able to receive a few early Christmas gifts, brought to them by the Biloxi/Ocean Springs Junior Auxiliary working alongside the Biloxi Fire Department, New York Fire Department and the Nativity Men's Club.

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  10. Prep football: Ocean Springs, St. Martin represented on Class 6A All-State teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Linebacker Vincent Milanese was chosen this week first team Class 6A All-State. The 6-foot-3, 230-pound standout junior linebacker led Ocean Springs with 166 total tackles this year, including four tackles for loss.

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  11. Ocean Springs' liability insurance won't cover Psycamore damages due to board's `deliberate act'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    The City of Ocean Springs pays nearly $185,000 annually for liability coverage through the Mississippi Municipal Services Company, according to the City Clerk's office. That insurance, however, won't help the City pay the $437,000 in damages due in the Psycamore mental health clinic case.

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  12. Paula Rogers wins TOPS November best loser honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Maxine Comeaux and Helen Bieda. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Thursdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the Ocean Springs Fellowship Hall, 1116 Washington Ave. This TOPS chapter will have a weigh-in only on Dec. 24, and there will be no meeting on ...

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  13. Jackson County Sheriff's Department releases crime report for Dec. 10, with mugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... reported simple assault by threat. 5400 Ballpark Road, Vancleave, identity theft reported. 9001 Marina Ave., Ocean Springs, violation of a protective order reported. 13700 Paso Road, Ocean Springs, Gulf Hills Resort, vehicle burglary reported. 14909 ...

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  14. Executive chefs share time, talents, groceries to support OS cultural attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... $12. (Photo source: WLOX) You can learn to cook like the pros, while supporting a well-known attraction in Ocean Springs. Chefs from across South Mississippi are volunteering their time and talents at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center. The cooking ...

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  15. Ocean Springs officials close meeting to discuss payment of Psycamore damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Ocean Springs city officials denied public access to a meeting with a financial consultant during which options for payment of damages in the Psycamore mental health clinic case were to be discussed. Mayor Connie Moran announced the meeting with consultant Demery Grubbs publicly during the board of aldermen's Dec. 2 meeting, adding that the meeting would be open to the public.

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  16. Ocean Springs volleyball standout Blake Mohler named state's Gatorade Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Mohler as Mississippi's best high school volleyball player. The 6-foot-2 senior middle blocker recorded 482 kills, 120 blocks and 91 service aces this past season, leading the Greyhounds to the Class III quarterfinals.

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  17. OS company goes 'out on a limb' to help veterans organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... rebuilding projects. (Photo source: WLOX) Teri and Dominick McMahon, who own "Out on a Limb" tree service in Ocean Springs, volunteered their services to the veterans group. (Photo source: WLOX). "They're at that age where they probably shouldn't ...

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  18. Five Mississippi WWII veterans receive French Legion of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Five Mississippi World War Two veterans, their families and representatives of the French government gathered at Camp Shelby Tuesday for a ceremony recognizing the veterans for their efforts to liberate France from Nazi occupation in the Second World War. U.S. Army veterans Adelchi Pilutti of Ocean Springs, John L. Balser of McComb, James B. Jones of Laurel and James H. McBrayer of Brandon, joined U.S. Navy veteran William M. Amos of Hazelhurst in receiving The National Order of the Legion of Honor.

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  19. Ocean Springs Garden Club raises more than $4,000 for breast cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    The Ocean Springs Garden Club would like to thank everyone who came out to support our "Everyday is a Holiday" tablescape event held at St. John/s Episcopal Parish Hall. The response was overwhelming and the garden club made over $4,000 for breast cancer patients in Jackson County.

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  20. Judy Dalgo wins Ocean Springs' Niolon award as district's Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Dr. Judy Dalgo reacts just moments after she was announced as the winner of the 2014 Jan & Pieper Niolon Teacher of the Year Award for the Ocean Springs School District. Dr. Judy Dalgo smiles at student Yasmine Osman, who nominated Dalgo for the Niolon award as Ocean Springs schools Teacher of the Year.

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