Content Tagged 'gulfport'

LA Governor, Bobby Jindal, Visits the Gulf Coast
Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal, was in Gulfport Thursday. Video Video
18-Wheeler Spills 100 Gallons of Diesel onto Hwy. 49
According to the Gulfport Fire Department, the fuel tank on an 18-wheeler ruptured and about 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled out onto the road. Video Video
Gulfport Plans to Turn Alleys Into Community Spaces
Last week, the City of Gulfport took its first step toward turning alleyways into community venues, which could soon be up for vote. Video Video
Supermarket Sweep Held to Raise Money for Salvation Army
Organizations throughout the community, including some of News 25's very own, participated in the Supermarket Sweep, benefiting the Salvation Army. Video Video
Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 49 During Rush Hour Traffic
A pedestrian was attempting to cross the southbound lane of the highway when he was struck by a 2013 Kia Optima. Video Video
Mayor Billy Hewes Addresses Business Community
Friday morning, Mayor Billy Hewes gave his annual address to Gulfport's business community. Video Video
Gulfport Plants 9/11 Survivor Tree Sapling
The City of Gulfport is one of a select few communities nationwide being presented with a tree sapling from the World Trade Center survivor tree in New York. Video Video
T.N.T. Recovery Ranch Requests Donations for New Building
For the past 20 years, T.N.T. Recovery Ranch in Gulfport has been helping people around the country deal with addiction. Video Video
St. Peter's by the Sea Displays Quilt for World AIDS Day
This week, St. Peter's by the Sea Episcopal Church in Gulfport is displaying a panel of the quilt for direct services for people with A.I.D.S. Video Video
Gulfport Plans to Build Large Aquarium Downtown
Tuesday, the Gulfport City Council approved spending $14 million to purchase land for an aquarium in the downtown area. Video Video
Salvation Army Thief is Still on the Loose
A thief is still on the run after stealing a Salvation Army red kettle in Gulfport earlier this week. Video Video
Armed Forces Retirement Home Remembers Pearl Harbor
In honor of the surviving WWII veterans who were at Pearl Harbor, the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport held a Remembrance Day ceremony. Video Video
H.S.S.M. Urges Choosing Adoption as Your First Option with “Fa-La-La Fee-Waived Wednesdays” Throughout December
Every Wednesday in December from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Humane Society of South Mississippi (H.S.S.M.) will host “Fa-La-La Fee-Waived Wednesday,” during which adoption fees will be waived on adoptable pets in H.S.S.M.’s care.
Local Post Offices Brace for Busy Holiday Season
The Gulfport post office is the second largest facility in the state, meaning they have countless packages to deliver this holiday season. Video Video
39 of 123 Puppy Mill Dogs Adopted from Humane Society
They had a rough start in life, but on Friday, more than 100 dogs rescued from a north Mississippi puppy mill got a new lease on life. Video Video
Fundraiser for Deanna Martin’s Children
A fundraiser, called BBQ in the Park, will be held Saturday, November 15th at Jones Park in Gulfport to benefit the children of single mother, Deanna Martin, who died suddenly in late September.
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Features New Coastal Artists
Two new art exhibits are now on display at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport.
Fundraiser to be Held for Children of Deceased Single Mom
Just over a month ago, a local woman, Deanna Martin, passed away suddenly, leaving her three children without their mother. Video Video
Freezing Temps Cause Cold Weather Shelters to Open
Officials are predicting shelter doors will be open more this year than before, at a great cost to the organizations running them. Video Video
Salvation Army to Open Cold Weather Shelters Thurs. & Fri.
The Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelters in Gulfport and Pascagoula will be open due to predicted cold temperatures on Thursday, November 13th and Friday, November 14th, 2014.
Theory of Everything Premiers in Gulfport
Lisa Bruce, the producer of the movie The Theory of Everything, was at a special premiere of the film Wednesday night in Gulfport. Video Video
Orange Grove Students Get a Lesson in Music
Friday, students at Orange Grove Elementary School took a break from reading to learn about music. Video Video
Back Bay Mission Repairs Home for Family of 7
Two local companies are teaming up with Back Bay Mission to work on a home for a family of seven. Video Video
Quarantined Seabees in Good Condition
Last month, 15 Gulfport Seabees were ordered into isolation after returning from a mission in Liberia, Africa, where they could have been exposed to the Ebola virus. Video Video
Local Wells Fargo Donates Food to Needy Families
Dozens of students and their families at River Oaks Elementary won't go hungry this Thanksgiving, thanks to the generosity of the local Wells Fargo branch. Video Video
Gulfport Honors Veterans at WWII Memorial Downtown
According to U.S. Veterans administration figures, about 500 World War II veterans die every day. Video Video
Post Office Workers Protest Closing of Processing Plant
Next year, the United Stated Postal Service (U.S.P.S.) plans to close the Gulfport processing plant and relocate it to Mobile. Video Video
South Mississippi Orphans Find New Families
Friday night, some children in south Mississippi officially have new families and homes. Video Video
Armed Forces Retirement Home Celebrates Veterans Day
Honoring the men and women who serve our country is what Veterans Day is all about. Video Video
23 New Citizens Naturalized in Gulfport Wednesday
Friends and family attended Wednesday’s naturalization ceremony as their loved ones pledged their allegiance to their new home. Video Video
Bayou View Elementary Practices Earthquake Safety Drills
Thursday, students across the nation practiced earthquake safety drills. Video Video
Pass Road Baptist Church Gives Back to Local Officers
One south Mississippi church is giving back to the police who protect and serve our community in appreciation for their hard work as first responders. Video Video
Residents Meet to Learn About Dedeaux Road Project
Monday night, community members met with city leaders to learn about a road project that may affect their use of Dedeaux Road. Video Video
Civil Rights Activists Reflect on the Past w/ History Talk
It’s been 50 years since civil rights activists descended on Mississippi for Freedom Summer. Video Video
Coast Chamber & Main Street Continue to Help Small Business
Downtown Gulfport is booming, and to encourage small businesses to grow, the Coast Chamber, along with the Main Street Association, handed out $15,000 in grants at Wednesday morning's breakfast. Video Video
Miller-Motte Holds Trunk or Treat for Kids & Family
Miller-Motte Technical College in Gulfport is usually known for its degree programs for healthcare or commercial driving, but Thursday, kids that visited its campus knew it for candy and fun. Video Video
Memorial Hospital First Choice Among Consumers 8 Years in a Row
For the eighth consecutive year, National Research Corporation (N.R.C.) has recognized Memorial Hospital at Gulfport among the nation’s top hospitals as a 2014/15 Consumer Choice Award winner.
New Utility Poles Going Up on Hwy. 49
If you're out on Highway 49 in Gulfport this week, you might see crews raising new utility poles along the roadway. Video Video
Gulf Coast Musical Theater Prepares for Titanic the Musical
In Gulfport Thursday night, the Gulf Coast Musical Theater Company made last minute preparations for opening night of The Titanic. Video Video
Sun & Sand Film Festival Wraps Up This Weekend
As the Sun and Sand Film Festival wraps up this weekend, there are a few important films and documentaries for the public. Video Video
Gulfport N.A.A.C.P. to Welcome Incoming President to Coast & Honor Sierra Club
The Gulfport Branch N.A.A.C.P. will host its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at Hard Rock Live in Biloxi at 6:00 p.m.
Democrat Childers Does Last Minute Campaigning
Democratic Senate candidate, Travis Childers, made a pit stop in Gulfport Monday morning. Video Video
Gulfport-Biloxi Airport is Prepared for Potential Ebola Outbreak
Monday, officials with the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport say they are more than prepared if there is an Ebola outbreak at the facility. Video Video
Gulfport Prepares Residents for Dedeaux Rd. Widening Project
The city is ready to begin widening another stretch, from Three Rivers Road to De De Dr., and held a meeting Monday evening to inform residents of the status of the project. Video Video
PreK4Ward in Gulfport Prepares Kids for Kindergarten
Recent studies are showing how important Pre-Kindergarten classes are for four year olds and their development. Video Video
Gulfport Hosts Sun & Sand Film Festival at Cinemark Theatre
South Mississippi is taking center stage as two major film festivals raised the curtain Thursday night. Video Video
Halloween Safety is on All Parents' Minds
With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time people are more aware about safety. Video Video
Stray Animals Once Again to be Brought to H.S.S.M.
After lengthy negotiations, the City of Gulfport and the Humane Society of South Mississippi (H.S.S.M.) have finally reached an agreement regarding the care of stray animals within city limits. Video Video
ABC's The Astronaut Wives Club Films in Gulfport
Road closures due to crews filming may sound like something that only happens in Hollywood, but drivers on Highway 90 Monday morning got a taste of the tinsel town treatment. Video Video
Mississippi Lags Behind in Childhood Literacy
Mississippi is lagging behind the rest of the nation when it comes to literacy. Video Video
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