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Recovery in Henderson Point slow as Katrina anniversary nears

Thursday, 21 August 2014 18:18
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - We are just a week away from the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and many Coast communities will have a lot to brag about when it comes to recovery. Recovery in one community on Mississippi's West Coast has moved at a snail's pace. Residents in Henderson Point say the neighborhood has been slow to bounce back from the destructive storm.
Seven major storms forecast
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 16:17
MIAMI — The Atlantic hurricane season could be the busiest since 2005, when Katrina and Rita caused massive destruction along the same part of the Gulf Coast now struggling with the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, government scientists said last week. The 2010 season, which begins today, may spawn as many as 23 named tropical storms, including up to seven major hurricanes, a number not likely to be affected by the spill, the…
Another hurricane like Katrina headed to New Orleans? Forecasters fight online hysteria
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:42
PIX11 WEATHER CENTER – A Hurricane Katrina-level storm heading to the Gulf Coast in time for the catastrophic system’s ninth anniversary? Let’s take a deep breath and look at the facts. While social media has become a source of weather news for all us, it’s easy to forget that anybody can post MISINFORMATION. Bloggers who fancy themselves as experts on meteorology have access to information that was once available only to experts.
Wine and design experience
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 08:09
ABBIE NAPIER Last updated 05:00 21/08/2014 STACY SQUIRES/FAIRFAX NZ CLASS AND GLASS: Painting classes include a glass of wine and all the equipment needed for a masterpiece. Relevant offers Eat and Drink Recipe: Peri peri chicken quinoa saladIs TV making us cook more?The rise and fall of a yeastie babyIs Madras St the next new hot spot?Review: Joe's GarageCrowds beat chill to dineStranges Lane opens in central cityStrange's Lane brings new life to city centrePerfecting…
BACK TO SCHOOL: In post-Katrina school landscape, hope, resentment as charters take over
Monday, 18 August 2014 21:24
NEW ORLEANS — Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, charter schools are the new reality of public education in New Orleans. The majority of public school students will attend charter schools established by a state-run school district created in the aftermath of the storm. Supporters hail it as a grand experiment and post-disaster deliverance of foundering schools. The charters, which still receive public money, can operate free from the politics and bureaucracy of the local school…
Hope, resentment in new charter school landscape
Monday, 18 August 2014 21:24
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, charter schools are the new reality of public education in New Orleans. The majority of public school students will attend charter schools established by a state-run school district created in the aftermath of the storm. Supporters hail it as a grand experiment and post-disaster deliverance of foundering schools.
45 years after Hurricane Camille's deadly deluge
Sunday, 17 August 2014 11:33
Forty-five years ago, one of the most destructive hurricanes in U.S. history made landfall along the Gulf Coast. WEB EXTRA: Hurricane Camille damage from 1969Hurricane Camille was a Category Five storm when it slammed into the Mississippi coast August 18, 1969. Until Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Camille set the standard for hurricanes along the Gulf Coast.
National Guard in Ferguson: Military Branch Has Tumultuous Record
Sunday, 17 August 2014 10:54
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as more than 10,000 angry New Orleans residents demanded help from the federal government and 15-foot floodwaters swept across the city, then-President George W. Bush waited four days after landfall before ordering 7,200 National Guard troops to the region. For many, it was too late. The National Guard's presence in Louisiana after Katrina was so lackluster, it helped launch a national conversation about the federal government's role in disaster…
Danny Guice Sr. remembers the night of Hurricane Camille
Friday, 15 August 2014 13:03
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Before there was Hurricane Katrina, there was Hurricane Camille. On Sunday, South Mississippi will observe the 45th anniversary of what, for some people, is still the worst storm ever to hit the Mississippi Coast. Danny Guice, Sr. remembers it all too well. It was the evening of Aug. 17, 1969. Hurricane Camille blew on shore with maximum winds estimated at 190 mph and gusts up to 200.
Biloxi community wants to revitalize historic Saenger Theater
Thursday, 14 August 2014 14:32
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - When driving through downtown Biloxi, you can't miss the historic Saenger Theater. After damage from Hurricane Katrina and water intrusion that damaged the plaster walls, a major facelift is needed. "It's home to many of us artists here on the Coast. There's countless generations of people who have been performing on this stage, and it's just special.
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