• Rain Holds Off for East Biloxi Juneteenth Celebration

    BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -The rain held off at Henry Beck Park of the annual Juneteenth celebration sponsored by the East Biloxi Community Collaborative on Saturday. Ward 2 Councilman Felix Gines read a proclamation from Mayor Gilich declaring June 17 as Juneteenth Freedom Day. "We celebrate the Juneteenth holiday in an

  • East Biloxi to Celebrate Juneteenth by Honoring Local Celebrities

    Monday marks the annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, called Juneteenth, but many are kicking off the celebration early over the weekend. The East Biloxi Community Collaborative is hosting an event from 3-8 p.m. Saturday that will include an awards ceremony to honor three “I

  • EBCC To Host Annual Juneteenth Celebration

    BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Two years after they were officially freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves received word on their freedom on June 19, 1865. And for the 152nd year, people across the country will unite to commemorate the turning point in history. The East Biloxi Community Collaborative will join the

  • More Concerns Over East Biloxi Roadwork

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  • WLOX: Biloxi Festival Gives Out 2,500 Pounds of Groceries to Families in Need

    WLOX.com – The News for South Mississippi Praise Temple of Biloxi and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) partnered up Saturday for the second annual Fall Community Empowerment Festival. Biloxi families filled Henry Beck Park to enjoy all sorts of fun games, including costume contests, bounce houses, and several giveaways.

  • WXXV: Spreading Positive Messages at Gorenflo Elementary

    WXXV25.com – Local News Don’t ignore it – report it. That’s the message “Sir Rod Patterson” brought to students at Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi this morning. Parents for public schools and the East Biloxi Community Collaborative are sponsoring the motivational speaker as he brings his positive presentation about anti-bullying

  • EBCC Empowerment Festival

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  • WLOX: Biloxi Beach Wade In ceremony message is old but not out of date

    WLOX.com – The News for South Mississippi BILOXI, MS – On Friday, the Biloxi Beach Wade Ins of 1959, 1960 and 1963 were honored with a memorial and tribute to those civil rights leaders in Biloxi who fought to have the beaches open to all races. The ceremony was at

  • Juneteenth Essay Contest

    Open to K-12th grade 150th Juneteenth Celebration Essay Contest DEADLINE: June 5th, 2015 at 5pm Entry Criteria This year’s contest is open to any student in the Biloxi area public, private, parochial, or home school. Prizes One essay will be selected for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place at each category

  • WXXV25 Feature: Jabez Learning Center Receives New Computers

    Reported by: Bryan Kennedy The Jabez Educational Learning Center received a donation that will help prepare its students before they even enter the school system. The East Biloxi Community Collaborative donated 8 computers to the learning center, which teaches children from ages 3 to 5. Students learn everything from language