Hard Candy


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Hard Candy is a weekly column by long-time Gabber writer Cathy Salustri examining the ins and outs of politics, life and community in Gulfport and, occasionally, beyond.

Cathy welcomes feedback and input. Feel free to contact her at CathySalustri@theGabber.com or visit her website.

Opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Gabber publishers, staff or advertisers.

Get Going

Since Thursday’s workshop where Gulfport Council entertained a request that Gulfport partner with the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulfport Merchants Association to bring low-speed electric taxis (the GetGo system) to Gulfport, I’ve heard so many inaccurate statements ...

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I don’t make resolutions. Mostly, I don’t make them because I don’t believe there’s one day where you can make sweeping changes to your life – at least, not successfully.

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Wild Ride

"You're going to lose your anonymity," he said, and I nodded my head, although inside I was chortling. "Whatever," I thought to myself, "a weekly probably no one reads. Man, this guy thinks highly of this little paper."

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