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04/06 – Brantly’s “Mild and Muggy” Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

The high pressure that has been sitting over the Gulf Coast region for the last few days has begun to shift to the east, now being stretched from the northeastern Gulf over the southwestern Atlantic and as far north as the Carolinas. A few showers may manage to develop over interior portions of South Mississippi […]

Car rams into police at Capitol barricade; officer killed

 WASHINGTON (AP/NBC NEWS) — A car has rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot. That’s according to two law enforcement officials who spoke to The Associated Press on Friday afternoon on condition of anonymity as the event was unfolding. At least one […]

Gulfport School District Superintendent among four nominees confirmed to education boards in

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -The Mississippi Senate has confirmed three people to the state Board of Education and one to the state Charter School Authorizer Board. One of those confirmed to the nine-member Board of Education is the director of the Mississippi Association of School Administrators, Ronnie McGehee of Madison. Another is Gulfport School District Superintendent Glen East. Another is […]

Memorial Hospital accepting first-dose vaccine appointments

Memorial Hospital is accepting appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 first dose vaccination for ages 65 years and older, anyone 18 to 64 with a chronic health condition, and healthcare personnel. There is no cost for appointments. Individuals must provide Mississippi identification. Prepare to wait 15 minutes after the vaccination to be monitored by medical staff. […]

Mississippi University for Women nursing students prepare to answer the call amid healthcare worker shortage

COLUMBUS, MISS. (WCBI) – Tuesday, Mississippi State Senator Chad McMahan told reporters that the Senate Health Comity has held hearings discussing the possibility of relaxing some regulations to allow qualified nursing students to begin working in clinical situations with proper supervision. As hospitals across the country search for solutions to the healthcare worker shortage during […]

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann says upcoming budget will be affected by unemployment figures

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann says there are a lot of uncertainities facing lawmakers as they prepare to start a new session in less than one month. Lt Governor Delbert Hosemann says a strong economy, despite Covid 19, has helped keep the state on solid financial footing. However, Hosemann pointed out […]

Great white sharks cluster off the Carolina coast

A cluster of great white sharks were recently spotted off the Carolina coast and researchers are praising the discovery.

MHP reminds drivers to move over for emergency vehicles

The Move Over Law was passed in 2007, but MHP recently unveiled a public service campaign reminding motorists of the law.

Police: 2 dead, 15 hurt in Kansas City, Missouri, shooting

Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and upwards of a dozen people may have been injured in a shooting outside a bar.

MSU Hires Football Coach Mike Leach From Washington State

Mississippi State University has found the man to lead its football team.

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he...

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Born in Tennessee, raised in Arkansas, and now a resident of Mississippi, Ryan Mahan is proud to be a Southerner and to belong to this community. A former student of Millsaps and a graduate of the University of South Alabama,...

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Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is a familiar face along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, having been an on-air personality in the local area since 2005. Rob is originally from New York, but traveled and forecasted weather around the world as an...

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Toni started at WXXV News 25 in December of 2013, just three months after the news was launched. She has served as Assignment Editor, anchored for nearly two years, worked as a reporter for several years and hosted Coastal Connections...

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A native to the Gulf Coast, Brantly Keiek comes to South Mississippi from Pensacola, Florida. Brantly's passion for weather can be traced back to active hurricane seasons during his childhood. His interest in meteorology peaked when his hometown experienced back-to-back...

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Baton Rouge native Jaylon Morris embraces his new home on the Gulf Coast. He received his degree in Communications from Southeastern Louisiana University. He worked as a student Anchor/Reporter for the award winning college television shows, The Big Game and...

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Born as a Georgia peach, raised as a southern belle in Louisiana, Taylor Rubach wouldn't think twice of moving away from where her heart belongs—in the south. Taylor was raised in Slidell, La and is a proud alum of Southeastern...

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Grant Chighizola was raised in Picayune, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. As a lover of sports, he served as the Sports Editor...

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Grace Boyles was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, the “Cherry Capitol of the World”. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with dual majors, earning degrees in Communications and Creative Writing. During her time at Michigan,...

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Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership...

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Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Lindsey Goodwin is happy to have a new home on the Gulf Coast. Lindsey grew up with a passion for television. She graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor's...

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Gabrielle Cox is native to Hammond, Louisiana where she attended grade school, high school, and college. Gabrielle was an all district athlete for the girls soccer team at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. After high school, she went on to...

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A most excellent Monday afternoon ahead with warm temperatures and sunny skies...