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That was then…

Remember last winter when we all said we’d never complain about the summer heat again? Well, I’m done. You?

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Lazy Magnolia: Top 10 best craft breweries in the South

The Culture Trip, which showcases the best of art, food, culture and travel for every country in the world, has named Lazy Magnolia one of the 10 Best Craft Breweries of the American South. Congratulations! http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/articles/ Also, don’t forget tonight’s Community Conversation to discuss Gulf restoration priorities for Mississippi’s share of the $356 million Gulf…

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Council agenda: Privacy ordinance, violations report & beach volleyball

Here’s the agenda for Tuesday’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting which starts at 5:30 p.m. Go early and find a good spot. 1. Guests a) Jason Chiniche – BMA Task Order Contract b) Ellis Anderson – Privacy Ordinance c) Lee Seal – Bay Bridge Fest 2. Public Forum 4. New Business a) Charles Oliver…

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Porker overboard! Pig Whisperer to the rescue

Did you hear about the local pig that went into the water during Harbor Fest? How it got in the water is up for debate but it definitely went overboard. Natalie Campen happened to be nearby and took photos of the rescue, which appeared on WLOX later that Sunday. You can still see the post…

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DEQ to hold ‘Community Conversation’ next week

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality invites you to attend a series of Community Conversations next week to talk about Gulf restoration. The Bay St. Louis meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center on Blaize Avenue. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will receive $356 million over…

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DEQ lifts Bay beach closure

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality just lifted a beach closure for a section of beach in Bay St. Louis that was issued Aug. 11. The closure extended from Carroll Avenue to Julia Street. Water samples show the area is back to acceptable bacteria levels. To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to rwilbur@deq.state.ms.us…

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Stream me up. I cut the cable!

A month and a half ago, I walked into the Mediacom office and turned in my cable box. “I’m breaking up with y’all” is how I put it. Except for an untold amount of time after Katrina, I had had cable service for who knows how many years. But irritating outages, moronic network programs and…

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Beach walkers/parkers: beware of break-ins

p5rn7vb A fellow beach walker just told me that when she returned to her car at Washington Street yesterday morning, she found that someone had broken in and stolen her purse. The thief got more than $100, her IDs, credit cards and checkbook. This was at 7:30 in the morning in the parking lot between…

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