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Bay-Waveland Yacht Club to host U.S. Sunfish championship

The Bay-Waveland Yacht Club is hosting the 2014 United States Sunfish North American Championship July 27-Aug. 2. Officials expect to receive more than 70 entries for the international regatta, including former champions from Peru and Ecuador. They say there is a strong possibility that World, U.S. North American, Sunfish Class Midwinter, Sunfish International and U.S.…

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New restaurant offering authentic Indian cuisine

The state Health Department has given its approval to Orchid Indian Restaurant, now open at 162 Tegarden Road in Gulfport. The lunch buffet costs around $9 and dinner on average is around $10 to $12. Hours for the buffet are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The A’La Carte menu is available Sunday to Thursday…

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Revised agenda for today’s Bay Council meeting

This is the revised agenda for today’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting. Things get under way at 5:30 p.m. 1. Guests a) Asgards – Proclamation 2. Public Forum 3. New Business 4. Old Business a) Old Spanish Trail Sidewalk and Lighting Project e) Pole Yard f) Report on 111 Court Street 5. Mayor’s Report…

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Pass Harbor opens Tuesday; Bay Harbor Fest this weekend

The city of Pass Christian will officially open its harbor with a ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the pavilion in the harbor. The public is invited to attend. Speakers will include Gov. Phil Bryant, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Mayor Chipper McDermott. While we’re on the subject of new harbors, Bay…

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Bay Council agenda: audit report, utility rate increase on tap

Here is the agenda for today’s recessed meeting of the Bay St. Louis City Council. Starting time is 5:30 p.m. 1. New Business a) 2013-2014 Audit Report – Jennifer Bell 2. Old Business a) $9.00 Utility Rate Increase b) Water Company of America Status c) Fuelmaster 3. Public Forum 4. Adjourn

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It’s not the heat

This morning’s walk felt more like a swim.

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One of a kind

The older woman and her companion walking toward us on a Manhattan street were moving slowly. She was wearing some sort of hat, oversized glasses and a coat that didn’t seemed called for in the sunshine. She held the arm of the younger women for support. As we got closer I looked directly into the…

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More like this, please

From The Weather Reader (me): A nice cool down last night and this morning.

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‘Homemade Decadence,’ anyone?

I’m not sure when or how I discovered Joy the Baker but I’m a big fan of her blog (joythebaker.com). She’s also got a cookbook and a podcast. All good stuff. By some happy coincidence, Joy is now living in New Orleans and, as you would expect, she’s traveled over our way. She posted on…

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BB’s Bar-B-Que: Gearing up to open soon

They’re putting the finishing touches on the new BB’s Bar-B-Que & Snak Shak, and if all goes as planned, the doors will open early next week. Customers will be able to order from a full menu once the restaurant opens. The menu shown here is from the original location in Waveland. The new address is…

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