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    Flying during the holidays?

    Anyone planning to fly over the upcoming Holiday season should consider their mask just as important as their boarding pass. Chaille Munn, director of marketing for the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, urges passengers to familiarize themselves with new travel protocols and to expect to wear a mask throughout their journey — from check-in through departure at […]

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    Serving those who serve

    By Ryan Labadens Service is one of the defining merits associated with military men and women. Those in the Armed Forces often hear, “Thank you for your service,” from people voicing their appreciation. For Deborah Brockway, Morale, Welfare and Recreation director at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, serving those who serve — and taking care […]

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    Hibernia March Society’s 2020 Colleen

    Susan Cain Hinson has always looked forward to St. Patrick’s Day. “My first memory of the celebration was the big tent and party at Mary Mahoney’s,” recalls the Biloxi resident. “From that day, I was hooked!” Susan’s father, the late James M. Cain, was a member of the Hibernia Marching Society of Mississippi — instilling […]

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    Second Liners Club turns 25

    Like many great things, the Biloxi Second Liners Mardi Gras Club started with a modest idea. “One of our members was watching a kids’ parade on television and thought it would be a great idea for the (East Biloxi) neighborhood,” says club president Anthony C. Mitchell. At the beginning, children circled the block with their […]

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    An insider’s look

    Ever wondered how the Coast’s spectacular Mardi Gras balls come together? Long before the evenings of glitz and glamour, krewes are busy arranging everything from attire to dance routines. Here’s what happens prior to the pageantry. Mardi Gras ball night is not just a single day of celebration. An entire year of planning and preparation […]

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    Pageantry preserved

    Past queens celebrate at the Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum’s grand opening gala Nov. 14. From left, Randi Mueller, Kate Rushton, Eileen Mahoney Ezell and Susan Cain. With the Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum established in its new home, the good times continue to roll in downtown Biloxi. Formerly located in the Magnolia Hotel building, […]

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