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Long Beach High School construction set to begin in June  WLOX

Back in August, voters in Long Beach approved a school bond issue that will bring improvements to the high school, which was originally built in 1958.



Long Beach High School student dies after drowning in the Wolf River. Here’s more.  Biloxi Sun Herald

18-year-old William P. Taylor-Henson from Long Beach, Mississippi is dead after drowning in the Wolf River near the Bells Ferry Bridge in Harrison County, ...



Drowning Victim Identified as Long Beach High Senior Set to Graduate Friday Night  WXXV News 25

The identity of the drowning victim pulled from the Wolf River Thursday night has been identified as Peyton Taylor Henson, a Long Beach High School senior ...



A quick search to find the new Long Beach baseball coach lands a proven winner  Biloxi Sun Herald

The search to find the new Long Beach High School baseball coach didn't take long and the program has landed a proven winner on the Class 6A level.



Long Beach announces new head baseball coach  WLOX

After recommendation by Long Beach School District Superintendent, Dr. Jay Smith, Connor Douglas was named the new head varsity baseball coach at Long ...



Long Beach School District gives update on plans for high school  WLOX

The Long Beach School District has released more details regarding the remodel of Long Beach High School since the bond was passed in August.



‘He was my whole world.’ Funeral arrangements set for Long Beach High’s Peyton Taylor-Henson  Biloxi Sun Herald

William Peyton Taylor-Henson — 'Pey Pey' to close friends and cousins — wanted to have fun the week of his Friday graduation from Long Beach High School.



A $20 million upgrade to Long Beach High would mean higher taxes. How will residents vote?  Sun Herald

Long Beach MS residents can vote on Thursday for a $20 million bond for Long Beach High School. The bond will raise taxes, which are some of the highest on ...



Long Beach moving forward with high school construction plans  WLOX

Long Beach School District's leadership is moving forward with plans for a complete renovation of Long Beach High School.



Long Beach High theatre department makes it as finalist in ‘Dream Bigger’ contest  WLOX

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Long Beach High's theatre department is one step closer to winning $3,000 to fund their technology project or club. The department ...



Long Beach High theater program wins $3,000 grant  WLOX

A dream came true for the Long Beach High School theater program when they were awarded a $3000 grant Monday.



The fight against SMA: Long Beach High hosts walk for local family  WXXV News 25

Hearing something is wrong with your child can be a mother's worst nightmare, but when one local mother got the news no parent wants to hear, her community ...



Long Beach voters turn out to vote for school bond. Here’s how they voted.  Sun Herald

More than 3000 people turned out Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to pass a school bond that would raise $20 million to upgrade and renovate the Long Beach High ...



Plans for new high school presented to Long Beach residents  WLOX

Long Beach residents will go to the polls on August 2nd to decide if a new high school will be built in the town.



Long Beach High School African-American Club honors local leaders  liherald

The Long Beach High School African-American Club hosted an Evening of Excellence on Feb. 15 to honor local individuals and celebrate Black History Month.



Long Beach bike donation competition brings out the best to make Christmas a little happier  WLOX

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Harper McCaughan Elementary School students aren't gloating, but they left Long Beach High School in the dust in the Bearcat ...



High School Football Preview: Long Beach Bearcats  WLOX

If you take one look around a Long Beach fall football practice, it's not hard to feel a new energy from the Bearcats program. After spending the last three years ...



Weekend walk dedicated to Long Beach family battling devastating genetic disease  WLOX

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Long Beach High School DECA students are teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a special walk this weekend.



Long Beach students fill food pantry  WLOX

The cupboards at the Long Beach Food Pantry are closer to being filled after a unique food drive by students at Long Beach High School.



Long Beach residents head to the polls to vote on high school bond  WLOX

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Residents in Long Beach are heading to the polls today to decide whether or not a new high school will be built. Voters will choose ...



Hey, Long Beach residents: Go out and vote and invest in your kids’ future  Sun Herald

Long Beach voters will be asked to allow the school district to borrow to $20 million to upgrade/replace its high school. The Sun Herald believes that's a sound ...



Two Long Beach High School students arrested after threats of violence  WLOX

Two 17-year-old male students have been arrested and are being held by the Long Beach Police Department for violation of MS Code 97-3-7(1) (a) (iii) Simple ...



Long Island International Film Expo Announces Full Schedule  Broadway World

With the 22nd Anniversary of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) happening July 12th – 18th, this year's schedule includes some of the best short ...



Long Beach residents to vote on $20 million bond issue for new high school  WLOX

Soon, Long Beach residents will vote on a $20 million bond issue the school board approved.



Here’s the ’19 schedule for Battle at the Beach tourney on the Mississippi Gulf Coast  Biloxi Sun Herald

Battle at the Beach high school baseball tournament will take place March 10-16 in Biloxi and across the MS Gulf Coast. Here's the full schedule for the event, ...



Long Beach High School ends JROTC program  WXXV News 25

Incoming students to Long Beach High School will no longer be able to join the JROTC Program. When school starts in August, Long Beach High School will no ...



Long Beach officials tour the city's aging high school  WLOX

In 2005, a bond issue for a new Long Beach High School failed. This summer, voters will revisit the issue, and Mayor Bass and others hope history doesn't ...



Scholar Athlete: Alexa Beets hopes to push Long Beach girls to a state title  WLOX

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Alexa Beets knows what it takes to be a champion. For her, knowing the pain of a loss is the biggest driving force to go forward and ...



Three Long Beach students earn perfect ACT scores  WLOX

Three Long Beach High School students just earned a very rare honor: Each scored a perfect 36 on the ACT.



Long Beach school budget passes, Conway elected  liherald

Residents approved the Long Beach School District's $142.4 million budget for the 2019-20 school year and elected Anne Conway to the Board of Education on ...



Long Beach announces major changes atop athletic department  The Sun Herald

The Long Beach School District announced a major transition involving its athletics department and long-time coach and athletic director Forrest Williams.



Long Beach bakery bakes cakes and makes fun for Easter weekend  WLOX

Easter weekend is one of the busiest times for bakeries on the Coast. One bakeshop in Long Beach decided, despite the hectic day before Easter, to add a lot of ...



Long Beach Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of 15-Year-Old High School Student  KTLA Los Angeles

A Long Beach gang member was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was walking home from ...



Brooklyn Biancamano of Long Beach is a 14-year-old cross country & track sensation  WLOX

Brooklyn Biancamano is a middle school student who is setting records as a member of the Long Beach High School cross country and track teams.



Long Beach hires Class 6A assistant to take over football program  The Sun Herald

Long Beach High School has hired an assistant from a South Mississippi Class 6A power to take over its football program. Less than two weeks after ...



Long Beach senior graduates twice in one year — first time was for his dad  The Sun Herald

For one of Long Beach High School's graduating seniors, May 18 marked the second graduation in less than four months.



Long Beach Pride Celebration Takes Place After Threats Deemed ‘Not Credible’  KTLA Los Angeles

The Long Beach Pride festivities continued as planned Sunday after law enforcement officials said they found threats against the event were “not credible.



New head coach at Long Beach ‘stuck out above everybody else.’ Here’s his game plan.  The Sun Herald

As Long Beach officials interviewed candidates for their new football coach, the first man they talked to continued to stay at the forefront — Petal defensive ...



Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces Full Schedule -  VENTS Magazine

With the 22nd Anniversary of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) happening July 12th – 18th, this year's schedule includes some of the best short ...



School attorney: Drugs, weapons found in principal's office  WLOX

New shocking allegations are being made about the Long Beach High School Principal who was suspended for a personal matter. The disturbing evidence ...



Dabbs out as Long Beach High principal  WLOX

WLOX News has just learned the Board of Trustees of the Long Beach School District voted unanimously Friday to uphold the removal of Peter Dabbs as ...



Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival March 30 at Gulf Park Campus  Meridian Star

The smooth sounds of local jazz and blues musicians will soon fill the coastal air as The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Gulf Park Campus hosts its ...



Colmer Middle School students ready to compete against the world  WLOX

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - A group of students from Colmer Middle School in Pascagoula are getting ready for the trip of a lifetime. The students will travel to ...



D’Iberville Middle students, staff pay tribute to fallen Biloxi police officer as procession passes school  WLOX

Students, faculty and staff at D'Iberville Middle School showed their support for fallen Biloxi police officer, Robert McKeithen Monday during McKeithen's funeral ...



ACT® Scores Favorably Rise at 15 Mississippi High Schools in First-Ever, State-Sponsored Math Review Pilot Program Implemented by Jumpstart Test Prep  Yahoo Finance

BROOKHAVEN, Miss., May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumpstart Test Prep today announced the results from 15 Mississippi High Schools that completed the ...



Teachers express concerns to gubernatorial candidate in town hall meeting  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Teachers on the Coast got a chance to express concerns and suggestions to one of the Republican candidates for governor on ...



UPDATE: Tracks are clear in Long Beach after 18-wheeler gets stuck  WLOX

An 18-wheeler that was stuck on the railroad tracks in Long Beach has now been safely moved off the tracks.



Broome in line for WC baseball job, pending school board approval - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

Eleven years ago, a little burned out and ready for a new phase of his career and life, Randy Broome walked away from coaching. He got back into it eventually, ...



Business is booming on the Coast with $150 million in new restaurants, retail and industry  Biloxi Sun Herald

A report of building permits in South Mississippi shows more than $150 million in work in planned or ongoing. These include items such as new restaurants, ...



Mississippi Sports Awards honors 36 athletes as Deshaun Watson encourages attendees  Jackson Clarion Ledger

More than 1000 were in attendance to celebrate athletes from across Mississippi.



UPDATED SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Morning classes at all MGCCC campuses canceled  WLOX

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has joined the list of schools that will close Tuesday as wintry weather approaches ...



Warmer days should get Highway 90 repaving project back on track  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - It's smooth sailing if you are traveling west of Long Beach on Highway 90. Traveling between Long Beach and the Biloxi/Ocean Springs ...



Seven Arts Educators to Receive the Arts Institute's 2019 AIM Awards  Southern Miss Now

The Arts Institute of Mississippi (AIM) at The University of Southern Mississippi, established the AIM Awards to salute and honor the accomplishments of ...



LBHS football coach charged with DUI  WLOX

Long Beach High School's head football coach was arrested last week, and school officials aren't talking about it. WLOX News has learned that Charles "Bo" ...



Long Beach Poly's Arica Carter Has "Dream Come True" With WNBA Draft Selection  The562.org

Long Beach Poly alum and Louisville senior Arica Carter made history last week as she was selected 32nd overall in the WNBA Draft, taken in the third round by ...



Here’s the Cruisin’ The Coast 2018 schedule of events  Sun Herald

Schedule of events for Cruisin' The Coast 2018 antique and classic car show in Biloxi, Gulfport MS and South Mississippi Sept. 30 through Oct. 7.



PCMS robotics team does it again  WLOX

PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - The VEX IQ Robotics team at Pass Christian Middle School has done what they set out to do months ago. They will be ...



Students go high-tech at Keesler AFB STEM Diversity Day  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -From cyber warfare to getting a tour of a C-130 aircraft, more than 250 local high school students got up close and personal with what ...



Forrest Williams is the new head football coach at Long Beach High School  WLOX

Forrest Williams will be back on the sidelines on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the 2014 high school football season. The former St. Stanislaus head coach will ...



Long Beach PD names Carver assistant chief  WLOX

A Long Beach native is taking over as second in command at the Long Beach Police Department. Bruce Carver, Jr. has been named the new Assistant Police ...



Long Beach girls, Gautier boys reign at Region 4-5A track meet  The Sun Herald

LONG BEACH -- The 200-meter dash turned out to be the defining moment in both the Region 4-5A boys and girls track and field meets Thursday at Long Beach ...



Biloxi native recipient of debt elimination for Morehouse College class of 2019  WLOX

This already special day turned into something more when billionaire Robert Smith announced he would eliminate the entire student loan debt for the class of ...



Long Beach Congratulates IB Diploma Earners  Patch.com

Long Beach Congratulates IB Diploma Earners - Long Beach, NY - The graduating seniors were recognized at a special ceremony for completing all of their IB ...



Mississippi Governor’s race ramps up  WLOX

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) -The statewide primary election is less than three months away. And the race for Governor is picking up in new ways with more ads and ...



Former Ole Miss tight end Jerry Daniels enjoyed an outstanding high school career at Long Beach  WLOX

Jerry Daniels of Long Beach is looking forward to the Egg Bowl game on Saturday. He played for Ole Miss coach Johnny Vaught in the late 1950's.



New Orleans author encourages aspiring writers at Gulfport High  WLOX

A New Orleans author visited with aspiring writers at Gulfport High to discuss her writing journey.



Long Beach’s Jarius Warren signs with Navy  The Sun Herald

Long Beach High School senior linebacker Jarius Warren signed a football scholarship with the U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday morning in a ceremony at ...



Community group and UMMC surgeons provide trauma training for crime scenes  WLOX

An increase in violence means every day citizens could find themselves at crime scenes. The City of Jackson is working with a community group and doctors at ...



Long Beach, Biloxi come out on top at cross-country meet  The Sun Herald

Long Beach's girls and Biloxi's boys won the Pascagoula/Gautier cross-country meet on Saturday.



Long Beach standout fulfills Division I dream  The Sun Herald

A Long Beach basketball standout saw a dream come true Tuesday.



Queen Mary Dark Harbor Shuttle Driver Accused of Punching Passenger After Ride Turns Chaotic in Detour to Carson  KTLA Los Angeles

The driver of a shuttle headed to the Queen Mary Dark Harbor Halloween event in Long Beach was taken into custody after taking patrons on a chaotic ride 10 ...



Nine arrested after meth bust in the Kiln  WLOX

At least nine people are facing charges after being arrested in the Kiln for possession of methamphetamine.



4 hostages killed during Mississippi standoff; shooting suspect also dead  WLOX

After a 12 hour standoff, the Clinton hostage situation came to an end.



MGCCC to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new facilities at Perkinston Campus  WLOX

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new residence hall and student union on the Perkinston ...



MDE releases ACT scores for 2017 graduates  WLOX

Which South Mississippi students did the best on the ACT test in 2017? That title goes to the students at Pass Christian High School.



MGCCC uses Restore Act funding to launch new workforce ready programs  WLOX

New opportunities are now in place for residents on the Coast looking for new career paths.



Suspect arrested four years after rape on Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge  WLOX

Four years after a woman was raped on the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge, the man police believe attacked her is behind bars.



These 11 Coast teachers go above and beyond for their students  The Sun Herald

Eleven Coast educators have received national recognition for the lengths they go to to make their schools and students among the best in the state.



21 years going strong! High schoolers volunteer to perform in PNCHS Black History Program  WLOX

A program in Pascagoula dedicates every month to celebrating black history. On Saturday, high school volunteers put on a show to honor those who aren't ...



Young People With Special Needs Get Memorable Prom Night, Thanks to High School Students  KTLA Los Angeles

Sophomores at Rosary Academy in Fullerton have been hard at work to make an unforgettable prom night for other young people with special needs on Friday.



Governor declares State of Emergency as 17 counties deal with severe weather damage  WLOX

PEARL, MS (WLBT) - Governor Phil Bryant has declared a State of Emergency following widespread severe weather on Saturday. Sunday afternoon, the ...



Emotional first day of school at Reeves Elementary in Long Beach  WLOX

Believe it or not, summer has already flown by, and school is back in session in one coast city. It was back to the books in Long Beach on Wednesday morning ...



Explorer who discovered Titanic wreckage to give presentation at USM  WLOX

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) - The man best known for discovering the wreckage of the RMS Titanic will speak at University of Southern Mississippi next week.



Off-bottom aquaculture diversifies oyster farming  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - It's a new way to harvest oysters, and it involves farming on the water. Off-bottom aquaculture is a developmental way to harvest oysters ...



Scams create flood of alerts from South Mississippi agencies  WLOX

The scam alerts are coming from everywhere, and the tactics are too numerous to count.



Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...



Traffic Alert: Vehicle on fire reported on I-10 at Hwy 49  WLOX

Witnesses are reporting a vehicle fire on Interstate 10 near U.S. 49 in Gulfport.



Study says rising sea levels affecting home values in Mississippi  WLOX

According to one national study, home values in Mississippi have fallen by more than $263 million due to rising sea levels.



Victim identified in West Gulfport Shooting  WLOX

Police are responding to a reported shooting on 57th Avenue in Gulfport.



L.A. County Prosecutors Investigating Long Beach Police Use of Controversial Text-Message Deleting App  KTLA Los Angeles

Los Angeles County prosecutors are investigating the Long Beach Police Department's use of a controversial self-deleting messaging application, which has ...



March Madness expected to boost sports betting profits at Mississippi casinos  WLOX

With Mississippi becoming the fourth state in the country to offer legalized sports betting, the casinos are gearing up for a lot more foot traffic as people bet on ...



Pathways to Possibilities career fair draws thousands of students  WLOX

Thousands of students were getting an idea of what their future could hold in Biloxi at the sixth annual Pathways to Possibilities career fair.



High School Football Recap: Week 4 pt. 2  WDAM

MEADVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Zach Jones sounded a bit thankful that an off week has arrived for his Lumberton High School Panthers. The opening in the ...



Plans for new Aldi food market in Ocean Springs delayed due to wetlands designation  WLOX

The announcement of a new Aldi grocery store on U.S. Highway 90 was just one of a number of new stores planning to call Ocean Springs home. However, just ...



Biloxi man accused of taking over $1,000 in cash, credit cards  WLOX

Biloxi police arrested 35-year-old Justin Johnson of Biloxi Saturday for felony Grand Larceny and Credit Card Fraud.



Everything you need to know for the 22nd annual Cruisin' the Coast  gulflive.com

GAUTIER, Mississippi -- The 22nd annual Cruisin' the Coast kicks off on the Mississippi coast Sunday, with several events scheduled, including Gautier's ...



Police: Ocean Springs man arrested after damaging vehicle  WLOX

Biloxi police arrested 20-year-old Caleb Anthony Griffin of Ocean Springs Saturday for malicious mischief, a felony offense.



Farm bill will benefit Miss. farmers, SNAP recipients  WLOX

An $867 billion farm bill is on its way to president Trump, after being passed by both houses of Congress this week.



The I-10 long bridge is prone to car crashes. Here's why...  WLOX

If you travel the I-10 long bridge over the Pascagoula River on a regular basis, chances are pretty good you've been stuck in a huge traffic jam following a car ...



Ingalls awarded multi-million dollar contract for LCS planning yard  WLOX

Ingalls Shipbuilding has been awarded a contract with a potential total value of $931.7 million for planning yard services in support of in- *service* littoral combat ...



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