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Home Grown Who Dats (Part 2)
In the second part of our series, Homegrown Who Dats, News 25 takes you off the field to learn a bit more about the Saintsations who are from the Coast. Video Video
Home Grown Who Dats (Part 1)
The New Orleans Saints players may steal the spotlight on the field, but the ones who get the crowd pumped up are the Saintsations. Video Video
Fate of Biloxi Oak Trees Still Up in the Air
The majestic oak trees that line the Mississippi Gulf Coast have long been considered to be an icon and a source of our identity. Video Video
TV & Movie Filming Becoming More Prevalent on the Coast
The filming of movies and TV shows is something that is becoming a more common occurrence on the Coast. Video Video
Thousands Come to Town for Cruisin' the Coast
Thousands of classic car enthusiasts have come to south Mississippi for this year’s Cruisin’ the Coast. Video Video
Coastal Cities Prepare for Cruisin' Festivites
Coastal cities are running out of time to get their cities ready for Cruisin’ the Coast. Video Video
Coast Homeowners Concerned About Insurance Rates
This week, a group of Coast homeowners made a trip to Jackson to meet one on one with the state's Insurance Commissioner. Video Video
Coast Homeowners Meet with State Insurance Commissioner
The homeowners are concerned about skyrocketing insurance rates after Hurricane Katrina and the effects on the local economy. Video Video
Cruisers Enjoy a Beautiful Friday Full of Events
Cruisin' the Coast continued Friday with events all across the Coast as cruisers tried to stamp-in at all event locations. Video Video
Sun & Sand and Fear Fete Film Festivals Get Going
Thursday night, the Nicholas Sparks film adaptation of Best of Me makes its worldwide debut in Gulfport at the Sun and Sand Film and Music Festival, but it isn't the only film festival on the Coast this weekend. Video Video
Official Tournament Date Announced For 2015 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic
Event returns for sixth year on Mississippi Gulf Coast; new spectator viewing areas on #17 and #18.
Cruisin' the Coast Preparations Begin at Centennial Plaza
It’s that time of year again: Cruisin’ the Coast! Video Video
Cochran Speaks on Changes in Coast's Military Reserve Units
The Senator spoke to News 25 about changes in the state’s military reserve units. Video Video
Casinos Boom on Coast & Fail in Atlantic City
Over saturation is a hot topic in the casino world this year as Atlantic City is closing down four of its 12 casinos due to the high amount of competition in neighboring states. Video Video
Commercial Development on Coast at All-Time High Since Katrina
Commercial development on the Coast is at an all-time high since Hurricane Katrina, and many local officials believe there is more to come. Video Video
Casinos Stay Strong Despite Closing of Margaritaville
Casino development in south Missississpi is showing no signs of slowing down, even with the closing of Margaritaville in Biloxi. Video Video
Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament Tees Off
Coast golf courses are filled with golf enthusiasts and title hopefuls as day one of the three day Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament got underway Friday.
Events to Observe Katrina’s 9th Anniversary in Hancock Co.
This year marks the 9-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Coast Remembers 45th Anniv. of Hurricane Camille
Sunday marked the 45th anniversary of Hurricane Camille, which devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Video Video
Cruisin' the Coast to Begin in Just a Few Short Weeks
Cruisin' will go from October 5th until the 12th and folks from all over the country are expected to come to the Coast to show off their cars. Video Video
“Reckless” BP Must Finally Come Clean
Citizens and representatives of organizations gathered Thursday to celebrate the court ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbier that BP’s action leading to the 2010 drilling disaster were grossly negligent.
Hockey to Return to Gulf Coast in 2015-16
South Mississippi Hockey is saddened to announce that, despite a concerted effort, professional hockey on the Gulf Coast will remain dormant for the 2014-15 season.
New Jersey Gov., Chris Christie, Visits Gulf Coast
New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, was on the Gulf Coast Wednesday. Video Video
MS Gulf Coast Experiences High Tourism Numbers
While Biloxi is ranked one of the top places to live, the Mississippi Gulf Coast in general is also a great place to visit. Video Video
Gulf Coast Cracks Down on Human Trafficking
After a major commercial sex trafficking bust last month in Jackson County, police forces are taking note of human trafficking on the Coast. Video Video
Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament Kicks Off Thursday
Thursday kicks off the 40th Annual Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament in south Mississippi. Video Video
New Production Studio in Gulfport Films 'Impact Earth' on Coast
Filming is in its second week now for Impact Earth, a film about a science professor who believes Earth is about to be hit by a giant meteor. Video Video
Gaming Industry Looking to Make Changes After Casino Closure
The gaming industry on the Gulf Coast and around the country is going through a change. Video Video
Coast Locals Try Out for American Idol in New Orleans
There was plenty of life in the Big Easy Wednesday as more than 1,000 people tried out to be the next American Idol. Video Video
Controversy Still Surrounding Tax Abatement Policies
Tax abatements can lure developers, but in Biloxi, they've been a point of controversy. Video Video
Motorcyclists Take a Ride Along the Mississippi Seafood Trail
Motorcycle enthusiasts from across the region took a ride along the Mississippi Gulf Seafood Trail recently to get a taste of the best seafood around – wild-caught, Mississippi Gulf seafood.
Coast Prepares for Potential of Severe Weather
As severe weather approaches the area, officials are asking everyone to take the proper precautions. Video Video
Group Says Residents are Being Overcharged for Homeowners Insurance
One organization says you are being overcharged for homeowners insurance. Video Video
Homeless Rates on Coast Supposedly Down
A study released by the Open Doors Homeless Coalition, published by Mississippi Public Broadcasting, finds that homelessness has decreased 7% statewide and 28% here on the Coast, but local organizations geared toward helping the homeless say the population has not decreased at all. Video Video
Real Estate Looking Good Along Gulf Coast
The real estate market along the Coast fluctuates with the season, and right now, it is in full swing. Video Video
MS Surge May Return to the Coast by 2015
Although the Mississippi Surge is no longer a hockey operation, plans are in place to bring ice hockey back to the Coast. Video Video
Convention & Visitors Bureau Celebrates National Tourism Week
This week is National Tourism Week, and here on the Gulf Coast, the Convention and Visitors Bureau is saying thank you to visitors. Video Video
Authentic Gulf Seafood & Coast Restaurants Celebrated on New MS Gulf Seafood Trail
The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (M.H.R.A.) has announced the creation of the Mississippi Gulf Seafood Trail to promote Coast restaurants that serve wild-caught shrimp, crab, oysters, and fin fish dishes on their menus.
Casinos Need More Than Games to be Successful
Casinos are an integral part of the Gulf Coast economy, but how do they differentiate themselves from one another? Video Video
Film Co. to Lease Skate Park Says it Will Help Coast Economy
Much has already been said about the closing of the Harrison County Skate Park. Now we learn more about the film company who wants to lease the building. Video Video
Scrapin' the Coast Comes to the Coliseum This Weekend
Scrapin' the Coast is another big event taking place here on the Coast this weekend. Video Video
Severe Weather Causes Abundant Flooding on Gulf Coast
The abundance of heavy rainfall in such a short amount of time over the last two days here in south Mississippi has caused major flooding across the Coast. Video Video
Coast Citizens to Join Hands to Say ‘No’ to Offshore Drilling in Mississippi
Concerned citizens of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will gather on the beach to join hands in opposition to offshore drilling in Mississippi’s state waters and around the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
New Home Sales Boom on Coast Despite Nationwide Drop
The U.S. Census Bureau is reporting that new home sales fell 14.4 % in the south due to harsh weather conditions and an increase in mortgage rates, but according to development officials and real estate agents, that number isn't affecting the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where residential development is booming. Video Video
Southern Gaming Summit Begins in Biloxi
The casino industry drives the Coast's economy. This week, the Southern Gaming Summit is being held in Biloxi. Video Video
The Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America
The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984.
Thousands of Dead Fish on Beaches from Shrimp Season
With thousands of tourists expected to be on the Gulf Coast this weekend, our beaches should be lined with people, but some beach spots are a little fishy. Video Video
Local Cab Drivers Wary of Potential New Regulations at Airport
When passengers fly into the Gulf Coast, cab drivers are often the first impression they get of the Coast, but new regulations are pending for cab drivers working the airport. Video Video
MS Hospitality & Restaurant Assoc. Promoting Seafood Trail
The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association is encouraging Gulf Coast restaurants to participate in a seafood promotion. Video Video
Local Officials React to Fertitta's Casino Building Advice
Wednesday, News 25 brought you the story about a big wig casino executive saying he thinks the gaming commission should hold off on allowing more casinos to be built on the Coast. Thursday, News 25 found out what the commission and local officials thought about the unconventional advice. Video Video
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