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Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Red Cross Shelter Update

As of 3 pm the Red Cross is consolidating the two open shelters into one at 15038 County Farm Road. With the weather and street...

Viewer Photos and Video of Storm

Here’s a look at some viewer photos and videos we have received throughout the morning.

Gulfport High School Flooding

Gulfport High School dismissed early due to the heavy rains and flood. Construction is ongoing in the southeast corner of campus which has led to...

Lambrecht Road Swept Away

One road in Gulfport has had a part swept away due to the rain. Crews were out this morning blocking off a part of Lambrecht...

Local Businesses Under Water in Gulfport

News 25’s Kristen Durand was out on the corner of Dedeaux Road and Highway 49 as some local businesses were doing all they could...

City of Gulfport: State of Emergency

With today's unprecedented weather event, dropping over 10" of rain this morning with continued accumulation anticipated over the course of the day, resulting in widespread flooding...

Mississippi Power Storm Update

From Mississippi Power: As of 1:30 p.m., we have approximately 1,400 customers without electric service across our 23-county service territory. The majority of those customers...

New Business Group Forms in Gulfport

New businesses continue to pop up in Gulfport, making positive economic waves in the city. Tonight, a new group formed to help the local economy...

Lucedale Man Indicted on Two Counts of Second Degree Murder

A Lucedale man has now been indicted on two counts of second degree murder after a car crash that happened back in 2014. Jackson County...

Anniversary of Deadly Tornadoes

Five years ago, one of the deadliest strings of storms swept the region with most of the damage in neighboring Alabama. On April 27th, 2011...

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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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