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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Residents Still Struggling w/ High Wind Insurance Premiums
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, some residents are still feeling the effects. Video Video
Bishop, Students Will Launch Katrina Tributes
The ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina will be a day of remembrance in Biloxi.
Gulfport Has Recovered Well Since Katrina
Katrina devastated Gulfport, but since then, the city has found a way to recover and rebuild. 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
Events to Observe Katrina’s 9th Anniversary in Hancock Co.
This year marks the 9-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Holds Grand Opening
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, it has finally been remade. Video Video
Sacred Heart Elementary Gets Brand New Gym
Thursday night, Sacred Heart Elementary School in D'Iberville completed its storm recovery by opening its new gymnasium. Video Video
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry Opens New Location
After Hurricane Katrina destroyed the gym at Sacred Heart School in D'Iberville, a new facility will finally open. Video Video
M.E.M.A. Director, Robert Latham, Statement on 9th Anniv. of Katrina
"Today marks the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast that resulted in the death of 232 Mississippians and billions of dollars of damage to businesses, homes, and infrastructure."
Pass Christian Opens Newly Renovated Harbor
The harbor in Pass Christian is officially open. Instead of a ribbon cutting, city leaders, local residents, and state dignitaries celebrated the opening of the new harbor with the pop of a champagne bottle, Pass Christian style. Video Video
Local Gulfport Businesses Come Back Strong After Katrina
One of the first businesses to build in downtown Gulfport after Hurricane Katrina was Tony's Brick Oven Pizzeria. Video Video
Biloxi Residents Concerned About Large Infrastructure Project
Thursday night, Biloxi residents heard about a large infrastructure repair program at a community meeting and were able to voice their concerns. Video Video
Katrina Remembered on the Coast
Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast nine years ago Friday.
Biloxi Hopes for Baseball Stadium to Revitalize Downtown
In many ways, Biloxi has had a slow economic recovery since Hurricane Katrina. So many businesses in the downtown area are counting on the baseball stadium coming to Biloxi. Video Video
M.D.A. Officials Visit Gulfport to Assess Katrina Rebuilding
With the nine year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina coming up this week, Gulfport city officials wonder if they’ve done enough to rebuild the city. 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
Pass Christian Harbor Makes Comeback After Katrina
The harbor in Pass Christian was almost wiped out when Hurricane Katrina blew through nine years ago, but they are now making a comeback. Video Video
Shiny New Seafood Museum Opens Saturday
The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, which has been closed since Hurricane Katrina destroyed its original structure, will re-open this weekend at Point Cadet, the gateway to Biloxi.
Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Prepares to Reopen
The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum will open the first day of August, nine years after it was washed away by Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Gulfport-Biloxi Airport Receives Grant to Repair Hangar
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is ready to fix the last bit of infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
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