What Were Gulfport's Biggest Stories in 2012?

Patch shares a list of the Most Popular local stories of 2012. But what do you think were the biggest events in the city?

What were the biggest local news stories in Gulfport in 2012?

This coastal city felt the impact of Tropical Storm Debby. That certainly was a storm for the history books. Mayor Mike Yakes announced his retirement. Gulfport passed a domestic partners registry.

Below is the Gulfport Patch list of the MOST POPULAR Gulfport stories that ran on Patch in 2012.

These were the "best read" stories, seen and talked about more than any other local news stories on Patch. As you peruse these, remember, the readers picked them. What do you think?

Check out the Top 10 Most Popular stories below. Any surprises? Any "What was that about?" moments? Let us know in the comments section below. Which stories and events do you think should be on the Top 10 list?

The following stories are listed in their order of popularity:


2.) Gulfport Murder Documentary to Air in September

3.) Gulfport's Photo of the Week: "Freeloaders" Statement

4.) Gulfport Hardware Owner Charged With Arson After Shop Burns Down


6.) Fire Destroys Gulfport Business

7.) 'Redneck' Reality Show Films in Gulfport

8.) Downtown Gulfport Remains Flooded

9.) Video: Volunteers Save Capt. Jay's Boat

10.) Latest Storm News for Gulfport


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