Pictures of Gulfport, Mississippi, including tar balls on the beach after the BP out spill, and photographs of former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour and former First Lady Marsha Barbour with Americorps volunteers at the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
3 imagesImages from Gulfport, Mississippi.
19 imagesMississippi had been largely spared from the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20, 2010, but winds from Hurricane Alex began pushing oil ashore earlier this week, affecting beaches from Biloxi to Pass Christian.
7 imagesResidents of Gulfport, Miss. gathered at Gulfport City Hall Aug. 29, 2010 to remember the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm took the lives of 231 people in the state and some infrastructure remains in ruins. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and First Lady Marsha Barbour were guest speakers at the event.