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Mayor Gilich releases new guidelines for Biloxi bars and restaurants

Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich issued an executive order to make sure local restaurants and bars were following the governor’s mandate to end alcohol...

Biloxi police arrest two in connection to shooting

Biloxi police have made two arrests in connection to a shooting that occurred in late July. Twenty-one year-old Coderian Cain of McComb is charged with...

‘Jeepers for Teachers’ event to support students and teachers

The halls of Harrison County schools will be full of activity tomorrow morning, but tonight Jeep enthusiasts and the public are gathering at schools...

George County School District updates reopening plans

In response to Governor Tate Reeves Executive Order, the George County School District has made an adjustment to return to school dates. The new...

Mississippi Workforce and Hiring Expo

Chief Workforce and Economic Development Officer Kimberly Hall joins us to discuss the Mississippi Workforce and Hiring Expo. There will be pnline pre-hiring expo sessions...

Harrison County Fire Rescue adds new life-saving equipment

Harrison County Fire Rescue added new life-saving equipment to their toolbox: video laryngoscopes. These are safer and faster than their manual laryngoscopes. This equipment is...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Palazzo Announce $30M in Aid for U.S. Shrimp Industry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Students return to campus at Popp’s Ferry Elementary

Today was the first day of school for Popp’s Ferry Elementary students although this year is like no other. There are many guidelines in place...

Governor Reeves launches Workforce Training Initiative to aid Mississippi workers and employers burdened by COVID-19

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced launch of the ReSkill Mississippi initiative to help ease the economic burden and uncertainty this pandemic has...

Lane closure on Three Rivers Road in Gulfport extended until August 7th

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — DNA Underground has submitted a notification of “lane closure” in the area of Three Rivers Road from Duckworth Road south...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘Transforming your Organization’s Culture’ seminar

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