Raising sand

Word from work crews this morning is that sand is being trucked in from another part of the beach to raise the sand levels at Washington Street and a few blocks over. It’s to help with erosion, according to the two hard hats directing truck deliveries this morning at the $600,000 bathroom.

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Practicing for Jazz Fest

Last year I ruined a pair of shoes in the mud so this year I’m better prepared. Hope they’re not needed at all.

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It’s official

If you ever invite me over for barbeque, and I really hope that you do, there’s something you should know:

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Sunday funny: clean house combo

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Owners pick new name for Waveland movie theater

Owners John and Charlie Watzke have a new name for the old Waveland movie theater they’re revamping from top to bottom. “We will be changing the name to The Beacon,” John Watzke told me this week. The Watzke brothers, who used to live in Hancock County, bought the plush big seats and signage for the…

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Stennis, NASA most innovative in federal government

Stennis Space Center is one of the best places to work and now it’s the top ranked among NASA in innovation, according to a study by The Partnership for Public Service, Deloitte and Hay Group. In looking at data from the 2013 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, the three examined how innovative…

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Add this to your calendar: Final Friday

We love Second Saturday. Now there’s another new day to celebrate: Final Friday, starting tomorrow (April 25) at the Mockingbird Cafe. Here’s what organizers promise: An extravaganza of local produce, art, music, yoga, dance, tinctures and tapas. Brought to you by the Mockingbird Cafe & our quest to focus on local. Final Friday starts at…

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SpaceX onboard at Stennis: They’re serious about occupying Mars

SpaceX, visionary Elon Musk’s revolutionary space transportation company, is now in the Stennis Space Center flock. The company will be testing rocket engine components with an eye on travel to Mars and other planets. A major big deal, to say the least. If you’re not familiar with the company, SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced…

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Bay Council meeting agenda: Harbor signs & Wifi

Here’s the final agenda for today’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting that starts at 5:30 p.m. 1. Mayor’s Report a) Docket of Claims   General Fund $124,562.95 Katrina Recovery Fund $4,610.04 CDBG Fund $25,433.45 Utility Fund $208,939.94 Municipal Harbor Fund $13,500.00 Total $377,056.38 b) W.A. McDonald & Sons $609.97 2. Guests a) Lilly Flores…

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Kick off your shoes, then forget where you were

A sure sign of warm weather is a lost pair of flip flops on the beach. This pair of sandals is a little more substantial but the story’s the same.

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