Mayor George Schloegel held a news conference on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 to announce his veto of the annual budget adopted by the City Council. This is the full press conference broken into several 20-minute segments.
Mayor Schloegel and Congressman Gene Taylor speak to more than 100 veterans at the city's WWII memorial, saying that because of the perpetual spirit of those who willfully serve in the countrys armed forces, America can always be counted on.
After a four-year hiatus, the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is coming home to Gulfport, rodeo officials and city leaders announced on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. The 2010 Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is set for July 1-4 at the Island View Casino. "This is a historic moment for our city," said Mayor George Schloegel, who worked with rodeo officials and community leaders to bring the event back to Gulfport.