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Sun Herald Releasing App for Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Now, as the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, the Sun Herald is releasing an app with the stories and so much more. Video Video
Hurricane Katrina in Black and White
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, one photographer is showing the pictures she took right after the disaster at Hancock County libraries. Video Video
Coast Mayors Visit Washington to Discuss Flood Insurance Rates
High wind and flood insurance rates are something Coast residents have been dealing with since Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Long Beach Hopes to Adopt an Ordinance to Remove Slabs Left from Katrina
Long Beach officials are looking to adopt an ordinance to help move past Hurricane Katrina devastation. Video Video
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove Remembers Hurricane Katrina
Two hundred and thirty one: that’s the number of people killed in Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina and one man was put in charge of it all. Video Video
New Life Disaster Relief Provides Aid to Disaster Areas
Ken and Dawn Wetzel survived Hurricane Katrina and founded New Life Disaster Relief in an effort to provide aid to the fellow Gulf Coast families whose lives were nearly destroyed. Video Video
Florida Artist Who Designed Wooden Oak Sculptures Returns to Give them Makeovers
After nearly 10 years, the famous Katrina sculptures in Biloxi have received a makeover. Video Video
Hurricane Katrina Slabs to be Removed
Slabs left from Hurricane Katrina will soon be a thing of the past in the city of Gulfport. Video Video
Keesler Air Force Base Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
It was almost ten years ago when Keesler Air Force Base was 75 percent submerged under water in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Gulfport Asking Property Owners to Remove Slabs Left from Katrina
We’re nearing the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and concrete slabs still occupy many empty properties throughout Gulfport. City leaders say enough time has passed and are calling on property owners to clean up their land. Video Video
Labyrinth Made of Hurricane Katrina Debris on Display at Ohr O'Keefe Museum
A new exhibit at the Ohr O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi is allowing Coast residents to let go and move on. Video Video
Former Governor Haley Barbour Discusses 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Tonight, former Governor Haley Barbour joined local officials and the public to speak on the challenges still facing the Coast as we rebuild. Video Video
Wooden Oak Sculptures Get a Makeover
After nearly ten years, the famous Katrina sculptures along Highway 90 in Biloxi have just received a makeover. Video Video
Jackson County Residents Hope for Removal of Empty Slabs
Almost a decade after Katrina and some parts of the Gulf Coast are still suffering with empty slabs. Video Video
Insurance Companies Could Soon be Required to be More Transparent
News 25 spoke with Governor Phil Bryant and local advocates working on a bill to help improve transparency in the insurance industry. Video Video
Biloxi Police Chief Reflects on Hurricane Katrina
Are we prepared for another Hurricane Katrina? Video Video
Clarity Bill Passes House & Senate; Sits on Gov.'s Desk
A reason for Coast residents to celebrate: the Clarity Bill has passed both the House and the Senate and is sitting on the Governor's desk to become law. Video Video
Clarity Act Passes House of Representatives
It's an exciting day for supporters of the Clarity Act. They are one step closer to seeing the bill become law after it passed through the House Wednesday. Video Video
Controversy Continues Over Waveland Ground Zero Museum
Mayor Mike Smith tells News 25 the auditorium room in the museum is needed for the Waveland Police Department to hold criminal court cases while the new Waveland police station and jail are being built. Video Video
Habitat for Humanity Leaves Lasting Impression on Katrina Victims
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed homes and displaced families. 10 years later, it’s Habitat for Humanity that those same families credit for giving them a new place to call their own. Video Video
Hope Academy Breaks Ground on New School Building
On Monday, 60 students from Hope Academy broke ground on a new land they'll love, a home of books and learning. Video Video
Casino Magic Eyesore to Get Renovations After Katrina
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, an eyesore along the Coast has finally begun construction. Video Video
Residents Say Goodbye to Father Louie Lohan
After almost 44 years of service, Father Louie Lohan is retiring to his home in Ireland. Video Video
Gov. Bryant Announces Katrina Remembrance Commission
Almost ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, Governor Phil Bryant visited Biloxi to announce the Katrina Remembrance Commission. Video Video
O'Neal's Seafood Moves Back to Pass Road After Katrina
The Gulf Coast lost so much in Hurricane Katrina ten years ago, but one local favorite is finally making the move back to Pass Road. Video Video
American Legion Post 119 Gets New Home This Weekend
The members of American Legion Post 119 haven't had a home of their own since Hurricane Katrina, but that all changes Saturday. Video Video
Bryant Establishes Oyster Council to Revitalize Populations
Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill dealt a serious blow to the oyster industry. Video Video
Ohr to Launch Huge Katrina Exhibition in March
This time next month ?on March 20th, ?the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art will launch “Katrina +10,” a six month retrospective about Hurricane Katrina.
Volunteers Return to Coast for 10 Year Anniversary of Katrina
It’s been almost ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Coast, and volunteers from 19 different states have gathered to learn more about disaster relief to increase preparedness in the case of another disaster. Video Video
Clarity Act Aims to Regulate Skyrocketing Insurance Rates
Many people believe the high rates of property insurance are stunting economic development along the Coast. Video Video
What Will be the Biggest Story of 2015 on the Coast?
When trying to predict the biggest stories to hit in 2015, News 25 recognizes that the biggest story on the agenda for the year is the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. 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
Biloxi Seafood Fest Returns to Point Cadet Plaza
This will be the first time it will be held at its original venue, Point Cadet, since Hurricane Katrina. 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
Biloxi Holds Memorial Service for 9th Katrina Anniversary
It's a day some want to forget, but some paused to remember that fateful day when Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Coast, claiming the lives of 232 Mississippians. Video Video
Ohr to Launch Campaign to Restore Oaks
When world-renowned architect Frank Gehry first looked at the site for the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art on east beach, he envisioned shiny buildings nestled neatly among the grove of majestic oak trees.
Pass Chistian Company Aims to Replenish Oysters in the Gulf
This year may be one of the worst seasons ever for the local oyster industry, so a Pass Christian company is trying a new method to revitalize oyster reefs in the Gulf. Video Video
Comfort Inn & Suites Coming to Biloxi Beach
The City of Biloxi is still down 3,000 hotel rooms since Hurricane Katrina, but that is soon to change. Video Video
Saints' Return to Dome Symbolizes Katrina Recovery
While Hurricane Katrina ravaged south Mississippi, it was our neighbors to the west in New Orleans that saw national attention when the levies broke and put the city underwater. 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
Volunteers Work to Replace Oaks at Ohr O'Keefe Museum
Nine years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and destroyed many of the old oak trees that are a signature of south Mississippi. Video Video
Biloxi Bait Shop Finally Reopens
After nine years, the new Biloxi bait shop is finally open for business. Video Video
State Reps Look to Alleviate High Insurance Costs
Sky rocketing insurance rates have crippled south Mississippi's housing market since Hurricane Katrina, and have slowed down the Coast's ability to fully recover and rebuild. Video Video
Clarity Bill Could Alleviate High Insurance Rates on Coast
Many believe the high rates of property insurance are stunting economic development along the Coast and have been for nearly a decade. Video Video
Santa Maria Retirement Home Could be Converted to Resort
The Santa Maria del Mar Retirement Home on Biloxi's Front Beach could soon be converted into a resort hotel and pump big bucks into the local economy. Video Video
Get All Your Katrina Anniversary News Right Here
Take a look at what the Coast is doing to remember Hurricane Katrina nine years later. Video Video
St. Michael's Church Holds Katrina Memorial Service
Friday night, about a dozen people participated in a Hurricane Katrina memorial service at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Biloxi. Video Video
Residents Raise Money to Replace Street Signs in Wiggins
The Citizens Committed Campaign is trying to raise $75,000 to purchase updated street signs. Video Video
Hancock Co. Unveils Hurricane Katrina Memorial Plaque
Across the Gulf Coast Friday, individual communities were honoring those whose lives were lost during Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Pass Christian Man Uses Music to Cope with Katrina
For one Pass Christian man, music has been his way of coping with the tragedy and loss from Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
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