New eats: alligator kickers, poboys & pizza pizza

Three new places to try in Biloxi, Pascagoula and Wiggins: Kelly’s Biloxi at 1775 Beach Blvd. in Biloxi apparently has a very large menu, including these items listed by the state Health Department inspector: alligator kickers, broccoli bites, crawfish spring rolls, coconut shrimp, seared tuna, chicken, shrimp or fish baskets, chicken wings (Buffalo, hot, BBQ,…

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New restaurants now serving

You don’t read this very often: Pascagoula has new places to eat. And here are a couple that have the state Health Department’s OK to open: Downtown Buffet & Grill at 641 Delmas Ave. offers buffet items like fried chicken, meat loaf, hamburger steak with gravy, lasagna, country fried steak, baked chicken, fried pork chops,…

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Road trip: Hot Mess sandwich ‘a must try’

We have it on good authority that Ricky and Lisa Charlton, the owners of newly opened Lightning Pointe Kitchen Mobile Unit at 604 Ingalls Ave. in Pascagoula, are very proud of Lisa’s Hot Mess sandwich. She calls it a “must try.” The menu also offers other interesting-sounding items like the Bonanza BLT and Fred Flintstone…

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New OLA principal selected

Darnell Cuevas has been selected as principal of Our Lady Academy, the only all-female Catholic school in Mississippi. Cuevas has 18 years experience in educational administration at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Recently, she served as an interim building principal at Hancock High School and principal at Resurrection Catholic Middle/High School in Pascagoula.…

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Bakery/deli, chocolate shop now open

Two new places to eat have gotten the OK to open from the state Health Department.  Chocolates & More at 718 Delmas Ave. in Pascagoula will satisfy a sweet tooth with praline brittle, chocolate covered pecans, strawberries and almonds, malted milk balls, fudge, divinity, shelled pecans, pecans in the cinnamon, rum and praline varieties, cookies,…

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Sweet Shoppe, market/deli combo now open

Two new places to eat and shop for food in Jackson County: The Gourmet Sweet Shoppe at 21180 Highway 613 in Hurley is aptly named. It sells mini doughnuts, turnovers, croissants, muffins, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, bars, brownies and chocolate dipped goodies. Rachel Backlin is the owner. In Gautier, Howlin’ Gator at 3813 Highway 90 has…

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Music and art will shine at 4th Sunday at 4

Classical vocal music and scenes of coastal and New Orleans life will be featured at the 4th Sunday at 4 at Christ Episcopal Church in Bay St. Louis tomorrow, Feb. 22. Heldentenor J. T. Anglin will sing Bach, Mozart, Wagner and more classical favorites and artist Dan Gurneck’s paintings in acrylic and drawings in pencil…

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New restaurant, big menu

Here’s the latest from the state Health Department: The Hilton Garden Inn at 2703 Denny Ave. in Pascagoula, owned by LaFont Inn LLC, has the official OK to open its restaurant. The extensive menu includes breakfast (grits, oatmeal, link sausage, applewood smoked bacon, omelets, scrambled eggs, hash browns, biscuit and gravy, French toast, seasonal fruit,…

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Now there’s proof

Results this morning from a new survey by the website CarInsuranceComparison.com has found Louisiana drivers are the worst in the nation. Don’t get too worked up: Mississippi is third worst. South Carolina is in between, in second place. The website looked at data on fatalities, citations, DUI infractions and speeding/careless tickets. Louisiana, ever the overachiever,…

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‘Keep Calm & Eat a Cupcake’ in Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA Is That Velvet Cupcake (303 Delmas Ave. Suite E) in Pascagoula’s Anchor Square is opening for business Thursday. Cupcakes today will be Red Velvet, Bugs Bunny, Classic Vanilla, Ebony & Ivory, Sweet Potato Casserole, Italian Cream and “I Do.” Owner Melinda Mack-Safford also promises Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies. Free WiFi is available.…

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