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Video: Mayor Yakes Retiring After Nearly 30 Years

Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes has decided not to run again and will retire in March. Watch our video and hear more from the mayor about his decision.

Video: Mayor Yakes Retiring After Nearly 30 Years Video: Mayor Yakes Retiring After Nearly 30 Years

Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes has become a very familiar face in Gulfport, not only because of his title, but his involvement in the city he loves.

Mayor Yakes has served as mayor for 22 years and as a council member before that. Collectively, he will retire in March, 2013 with nearly 27 years under his belt.

Watch our video and hear more from Yakes about his decision to step down following the next city elections.

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