You will find even more fun and informative features, covering a broader range of subjects this year. Word puzzles and brain teasers will be in each new issue and we promise some other surprises as well. Pick up a copy of GTP and you never know what you might find going on inside!
Check out the new sections we’ve added to compliment our tried and true favorites.
Red Mountain Entertainment gave us the inside story on the much anticipated February event, Top of the Hops Beer Fest Biloxi. Read all about it here!
Republican Congressman Steven Palazzo, who represents the 4th congressional district of Mississippi, took time out of his incredibly hectic and busy schedule to talk with us about his new post in Washington DC and the very serious issues facing us all.
One of our new features kicks off this month, as Pets and Their People debuts with a heartwarming story of a Coast physician and his extraordinary dogs. Also, take a trip to the Smoky Mountains in our new Travel page!
All This…and so much More
Annuals and perennials spice the landscape with their colorful flowers and foliage. Beds of color provide brilliant accents against backgrounds of permanent plantings, soften man-made lines, and provide graceful transitions from one outdoor area to another. Flowers can be used to catch the eye, accent a view, frame a door, or just draw attention to their own blooms.
Annual plants are practical in that they are versatile, sturdy, and inexpensive. They quickly yield color for a long season.
Perennial plants return year after year. They fit into many landscapes and can be used in borders, as accents, or as strong focal points. The foliage of many perennials is attractive during nonflowering seasons as well. (more…)
Dressing in layers, protecting your hands and feet, and paying attention to the forecast can help you stay safe and warm while exercising outdoors in cold weather.
Cold weather can discourage even the most motivated exercisers. And if you’re not so motivated, it’s all too easy to pack away your workout gear along with your warm-weather clothing.
You don’t have to let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. You can stay fit, motivated and warm when the weather turns chilly. (more…)
First, before starting the preparation of the tax return, start by organizing all the needed papers and supplies. Designate a desk in the house as your tax desk, and assign a folder where all the pay stubs, W-4 slips and supporting documentation are kept and contained. It is also great idea to ensure that the tax folder can be sealed so that any important documents are safely secured. (more…)
By: Dr. Trevor Smith
In 1718 the first French settlers arrived at the mouth of the Mississippi River and began plantation farming. These settlers would be joined by French Haitians, known as Creoles, and the new colony grew and was named Orleans Nouveaux (New Orleans). Sugar cane became the dominant crop, which grew after new technology enabled sugar to be processed more efficiently. The city of New Orleans evolved to become this settlement’s primary port.