Content Tagged 'safety'

AG's Meet in Biloxi to Ensure Digital Safety
The US loses more than 750,000 jobs and 250 billion dollars due to theft of music, literature, and other artistic works created by independent individuals. Video Video
Governor Plans to Sign Bill to Remove Inspection Stickers
Mississippians will soon be done with inspection stickers. Video Video
Texting & Driving Ban in MS Could Come as Early as June
If you're one of many who are tired of seeing drivers busy using their cell phones while cruising down the road, that will be changing as early as June. Video Video
Be a Saint. Drive Sober.
St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck.
Residents Who Lost Children Advocate for Safety on Highway
Officials are taking action to improve the intersection of Big John Road and Highway 67, where two D'Iberville teens tragically lost their lives last week. Video Video
Biloxi PD Gets Grant to Crack Down on Drinking & Driving
If you've been drinking and driving around Biloxi, your days may be numbered. Video Video
D'Iberville Police Urge Safety This Mardi Gras Weekend
Deputy Chief Clay Jones wants to make sure citizens and visitors attending the North Bay Area Mardi Gras Association Parade have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Law Enforcement Advise Caution While Driving in Fog
Speed limits are listed for ideal weather conditions and foggy roads can quickly become dangerous. Video Video
Orange Grove Students Learn About Electrical Safety
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 70% of child related electrical accidents occur at home, even with an adult present. Video Video
Sidewalk to be Built to Connect Popps Ferry & Atkinson
A new project in west Biloxi is paving the way for safety as construction begins on a sidewalk that will link the Popps Ferry area to Hiller Park. Video Video
MS House Passes Bills Against Texting & Driving
The Mississippi House of Representatives is working to combat distracted driving. Video Video
Texting & Driving Ban Could Soon Come to Mississippi
How often do you see someone driving next to you, not looking at the road, but at their cell phones? Video Video
M.D.O.T. Offers 16 Tips for Your Spring Road Trip
March is here and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) wants everyone to be safe and be aware as many head out for a well-deserved spring break road trip.
Biloxi High Receives Allstate Grant to Promote Safe Driving
Biloxi High School is one of a handful of Mississippi schools who received a grant from Allstate to promote driving safety to teens. Video Video
Are Kids Safe from Sex Offenders During Halloween?
Friday evening, children will be lining the streets, walking door-to-door trick or treating, but how do you know your child won't find themselves on the doorstep of a registered sex offender? Video Video
Bayou View Elementary Practices Earthquake Safety Drills
Thursday, students across the nation practiced earthquake safety drills. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety During Thanksgiving Travel
The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and the time of turkeys and thankfulness, family and friends is quickly approaching.
Where is it Safe & Legal to Light Fireworks on the Coast?
2014 has almost passed and 2015 is right around the corner. Video Video
Gulf Coast Running Club to Host Women's Safety Seminar
After a woman was raped on the Biloxi Bay Bridge in November, the Gulf Coast Running Club wanted to take action in helping keep women safe while walking and running outside. Video Video
Child Pedestrian Accidents Typically Double on Halloween
State Farm tips on making Halloween less scary.
Holiday Shopping Tips from the D'Iberville Police
The D’Iberville Police Department will have extra officers out this Holiday Season to insure the safety of citizens and visitors to the Coast.
Ordinance Passed to Protect People on Parade Floats
While throwing beads off parade floats is encouraged, throwing objects at the floats is most certainly not. Video Video
MS May Get Witness Protection Program This Year
As the 2015 legislative session gets going, public safety bills are on the radar. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Supports Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
It’s a fact of life that people grow older each day.
Gulf Coast Running Club to Hold Safety Seminar After Attack
Every two minutes, an American is sexually assaulted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Video Video
Ocean Springs to Soon Begin Gov't St. Sidewalk Project
An Ocean Springs sidewalk project that has been in the works for many years is finally about to start construction. 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
Gulfport PD Provides Halloween Safety Tips at Local Church
Halloween can be one of the most fun times of the year for kids to dress up as some of their favorite characters and collect pillowcases full of candy, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Video Video
Women Worried About Their Safety on Biloxi Bay Bridge
Police are still searching for the man who sexually assaulted a woman on the Biloxi Bay Bridge last week. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety this Holiday Season
Make your car a no phone zone!
Mississippi Red Cross Launches Natl. Home Fire Safety Campaign in Gautier
This month, the American Red Cross Mississippi Region is launching a national home fire preparedness campaign in hopes of reducing the number of injuries and deaths caused from home fires by 25% within the next five years.
Halloween Safety Tips
On October 31st, 2014, the Gulfport Police Department will conduct extra patrols in the neighborhoods to ensure the safety of the children participating in trick or treating.
M.D.O.T. Brings Awareness to Child Passenger Safety Week
With motor vehicle crashes being a leading killer of children ages 1 to 13, it is critical that parents use age and size appropriate child restraints to reduce these deaths.
M.D.O.T. Encourages Safety Getting Back to School
Whether walking, biking, or riding a bus to school, safety should be everyone’s top priority as summer comes to a close and children return to classrooms this fall.
Gulf Islands Seashore Proposes Solution to Traffic Problem
Many commuters use the Gulf Islands National Park as a shortcut to Highway 90, but the high volume of traffic has become a safety concern for the bikers and runners who also use the park. Video Video
Make Safety Top Priority this Labor Day
Labor Day is a wonderful time to celebrate achievements of the American workforce during one of the final weeks of summer.
MS High Schools Encouraged to Register for Teen Driver Safety Program
Last year, two Smith County schools received $25,000 grants.
Long Beach Named 9th Safest City in Mississippi
An online survey released Thursday by Safe Choice Security announces Long Beach as one of the 14 safest cities in Mississippi. Video Video
Pecan Park Elementary Participates in Walk to School Day
Schools around the world celebrated International Walk to School Day Wednesday. Video Video
Officials Examining Home Elevators After Accident in the Bay
The cargo lift accident that left one man dead and two injured over the weekend is the third lift accident in Hancock County this year. Video Video
Local Church Aims to Help Immigrant Children in Mississippi
Friday, El Pueblo, a Methodist church advocating for immigrants, held a training session for leaders in the Gulf Coast community. Video Video
Pascagoula Schools Address Residents' Safety Concerns
In response to overwhelming public support, the Pascagoula School District announced last week they would be installing security cameras on their playgrounds. Video Video
Ocean Springs Residents Concerned About Lack of Sidewalks
Jackson County has received funding to explore installing sidewalks throughout the streets of Gulf Park Estates. Video Video
Weekend Outdoors Report w/ Barry Foster (Aug. 28, 2014)
Check out this week's Weekend Outdoors Report as Barry discusses what to expect this Labor Day weekend. Video Video
Officials Urge Residents to be Safe Over Labor Day Weekend
The unofficial last weekend of summer is here, which means hundreds of families will be out on the water. Video Video
Harrison Co. Schools Now Require See Thru Backpacks
Harrison County schools are set to resume Thursday, but some parents are scrambling to meet a new requirement on a common school supply. Video Video
MS Operation Lifesaver Promotes Railroad Safety
About every three hours, a vehicle and train collide in the United States. Video Video
Senior Fraud Prevention Expo Held at Lyman Comm. Center
There was a packed house Wednesday at the Lyman Community Center in Gulfport, as the Senior Fraud Prevention and Wellness Expo drew record crowds. Video Video
M.D.M.R. Encourages Boater Safety Over Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and many Coast residents and visitors take advantage of the holiday to go boating.
Public Reacts to Tragic Death at Omega Protein
Monday morning’s accident at Omega Protein in Moss Point has many Jackson County residents talking. Video Video
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