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Biloxi Community Remembers Donal Snyder

The community remembers Donal Snyder, a beloved coach, athlete, and children’s advocate, who has passed away at the age of 93.

Moss Point Neighborhood Gets Drainage Makeover

For more than 40 years, flooding after hard rain has been a headache for one Moss Point neighborhood. Today construction crews finally broke ground to remedy that problem.

Lafayette Theater Surveillance Video Released

Authorities have released new video of the gunman at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana before he went on a shooting spree, killing two people and wounding nine others.

Jackson Man Wins Gold Medal in Special Olympics

Brandon native Kyle Dutiel is bringing back a gold medal to Mississippi.

Interview with Steve Braun, director of Carl Legett Memorial Fishing Tournament

Preparations are underway for the 21st annual Carl Legett Fishing Tournament, which kicks off tomorrow.

Construction Continues at Gulfport High

Construction is in full swing at Gulfport High School. This is part of their three year renovation project.

Tax Free Weekend Kicks Off Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow through Saturday, all clothing and footwear will be exempt from the 7 percent sales tax, just in time for back to school shopping.

Plea Hearing Set for Mississippi Phosphates

Our media partner, the Sun Herald, reports that a plea hearing is scheduled for Mississippi Phosphates.

Change of Command at Gulfport NCBC

A new commander takes the helm at Gulfport’s Naval Construction Battalion Center.

Attempted Robbery at Ocean Springs Wal-Mart

A would-be robber is still on the loose after a teller at the Money Center at the Ocean Springs Wal-Mart fended the man off with a stapler.

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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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