5 Things to Know in Gulfport: Teen Council, 4th of July Fireworks, Swing Night

Gulfport City leaders appoint Teen Council members, Fireworks on the 4th of July, Swing Night and more in "5 Things to Know Today."

New Members: During Tuesday night's meeting the Gulfport City Council appointed three new members of the Gulfport Teen Council. Here are the new members that will begin after current terms expire in August 2012: Lauren Harker (member), Dylan Bierworth (alternate member) and Andrea Hoyland (alternate member.)

Fireworks: The annual 4th of July City of Gulfport Celebration will include fireworks, as always. The Gulfport City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday night to approve a contract for a $20,000 fireworks display to be fired from Williams Pier on the 4th of July. Pyrotecnico of Florida, L.L.C will provide the display.

Board of Adjustment: The City of Gulfport Board of Adjustment will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall. To view the agenda, go to this link on the City of Gulfport website.

Swing Dance: For just $7 per person you can swing on into the Gulfport Casino Ballroom for swing dance lessons from 6 - 8 p.m. and general swing dancing from 8 - 11 p.m. For more information check out www.swingtime.info.

Wednesday Forecast: We have a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms, otherwise, it'll be partly sunny with a high near 86. There will be a southwest wind between 14 and 18 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tonight, a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with a low around 76.


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