Content Tagged 'safety'

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
MS House Passes Bills Against Texting & Driving
The Mississippi House of Representatives is working to combat distracted driving. Video Video
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Child Pedestrian Accidents Typically Double on Halloween
State Farm tips on making Halloween less scary.
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.
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
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
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
MS Operation Lifesaver Promotes Railroad Safety
About every three hours, a vehicle and train collide in the United States. 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
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
Pascagoula Hopes to Eliminate Train Noise for Good
Trains are a fact of life for Coast residents. Video Video
Attempted Kidnapping Has Bayou View Residents Worried
Tuesday night, residents of the Bayou View neighborhood in Gulfport held a public meeting to discuss safety concerns after an attempted kidnapping over the weekend. Video Video
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.
Pool Safety Becomes Big Issue After Drowning Incidents
With one fatal drowning and one near-drowning over the past few days, pool safety is on the radar. Video Video
Crane Accident in Pascagoula Sends 5 to Hospital
A tragic accident occurred in Pascagoula Wednesday that injured five shipyard workers. 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
Boaters Urged to Be Careful this Memorial Day
Lots of people will be hitting the water in their boats this weekend for the holiday, and there will be extra marine patrols out to help keep people safe. Video Video
Gulfport Neighborhood Watch Meets After Attempted Kidnapping
Residents of the Bayou View neighborhood in Gulfport are reeling after a man tried to abduct a 13 year old girl from her home this weekend. Video Video
Keeping Independence Day Free From Fireworks Accidents & Injuries
Fireworks have been a part of holiday festivities for many years. While they certainly can add a thrill to any celebration, they can also be extremely dangerous and need to be handled safely and responsibly.
Keep Your Family Safe Using Information Online
Many residents have questions about the notification process involving the location of convicted sex offenders, and while one of the suspects in the Janaya Thompson case that was brought in for questioning was picked up for a sexual offence, he had not been convicted of that crime, and therefore was not on the registry. 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
Pascagoula Wants No More Train Noise
A meeting took place Thursday afternoon in Pascagoula to try and do something about train noise. Video Video
Boating Accidents Can Be Avoided if You Follow These Tips
Summer time means more people swimming and boating in Gulf Coast waterways, but a fun day on the water could turn deadly if you're not careful. 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
Local Officials Praise Residents & Emergency Workers for Handling the Winter Storm
Now that the worst of the icy weather is behind us, local officials are pleased with the way residents reacted.
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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