Pascagoula house fire claims a life
One person is dead, and neighbors are filled with questions following a fire early Wednesday morning in Pascagoula. The Pascagoula Fire Department was able to extinguish the blaze on Cleveland Avenue after hours of fighting.
A house burns in Pascagoula; one person dies
An early morning fire ignited in Pascagoula. WLOX News has confirmed one person died inside the burning home. A Pascagoula police spokesman says rescue teams rushed to the house on Cleveland Avenue around 4:00 a.m. They contained the fire to that building. But, we're told they couldn't reach the person trapped by the flames.
Donations needed for Christmas assistance program
Christmas morning is a memory children will cherish for a lifetime. That's why many organizations in Jackson County are collecting toys to support the Believe Children's Christmas Assistance Program Toy Drive.
Pascagoula community gathers for Christmas celebrations
If you're looking for something to do Friday night, at 5:00 p.m. Main Street is having their annual "Downtown for the Holidays" Christmas event. A night earlier, Beach Park in Pascagoula was packed as people made their way to show off their Christmas spirit for the 35th annual Christmas celebration. "Our community is one big family, always and we want to keep it that way," Suzanne Steinberger ...
Police: 3 arrested in connection to arson attempt at local business
Officials with the Pascagoula Police Department tell us they have made three arrests in connection to an arson investigation at a local business.
Pascagoula officials prepare to makeover beachfront with oil spill money
Pascagoula's beach promenade could soon be getting a major upgrade. City officials are expecting to receive nearly $4 million to do the work. The money is expected to come from the latest round of efforts to help the Gulf Coast recover from the 2010 BP oil spill. Patrice Clark has the story.
Pascagoula students get a free shopping spree and a lesson on giving
More than two dozen underprivileged kids in the Pascagoula School District have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. A local business surprised them with a Walmart shopping spree as an early Christmas present. There's just one catch: each child had to also pick out a few nice things for his or her family.
Ingalls contract extension has local businesses breathing a sigh of relief
Business owners large and small are breathing a sigh of relief Tuesday. That's because four major unions at Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula voted to ratify a new three year contract. And as business owners like to say, what's good for Ingalls is good for them.
VT Halter fined by OSHA for June crane collapse
VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula has been cited by the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Five citations have been issued as a result of a crane collapse in June that left five employees injured. Four of those citations were classified as serious and one was other than serious.
La Pointe Krebs House gets $200K grant for restoration project
One of Jackson County's oldest and most well know historical sites is about to get a big boost for restoration efforts. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History announced Wednesday the La Pointe Krebs House, formerly known as the Old Spanish Fort, is set to receive $200,000 from the Community Heritage Preservation Grant.