Author: Caroline Eaker

‘Mom to Wow’ Contest Winners

This morning, three deserving moms got the surprise of a lifetime when they found out they were winners in WXXV and Harrah’s Gulf Coast’s ‘Mom to Wow’ contest. News 25’s Caroline Eaker was at Harrah’s bright and early to welcome…

D’Iberville State of the City Address

This morning D’Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave spoke to a room of community members about all things going on throughout the city. Mayor Quave touched on several projects that are in the works right now and projects that have been completed…

Officer McKeithen honored across the country

Support has been overflowing from the community as seen by the growing monument on Officer McKeithen's patrol car and now it is coming from all over the U.S.  A wreath from the New York Yankees popped up recently showing their…

Post Legislative Briefing in Biloxi

This morning, five Coast legislators joined together at the Golden Nugget in Biloxi to talk to South Mississippi business leaders about what went on during the 2019 Legislative Session. Members of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce submitted questions…

Special guest honored at Post Legislative Briefing

On hand during the Post Legislative Briefing was a special guest. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce recognized the longest serving state lawmaker in Mississippi history: Tommy Gollott. Gollott has served the state of Mississippi for 52 years, 12…

Ballroom dancing classes in Biloxi

With Mother’s Day right around the corner everyone is searching for the perfect gift. For mothers with the dancing bug, these ball room dancing classes will be just right. Marguerite Pivarnik has been ballroom dancing for 45 years and will…

Community Response Team Exercise

Usually when you see students lying on the ground surrounded by fire trucks and medical professionals, it can’t mean anything good, but that was not the case this morning at Gulfport High School. Students from the law and public safety…

Free Comic Book Day

This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day! Gulf Coast comic book fans are in luck because 3 Alarm Comic Book Store is going above and beyond to celebrate the day. On Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., they will…

Biloxi Police Department is hiring

Do you want to protect and serve? The City of Biloxi is currently searching for individuals to join Biloxi’s finest. The police department is hiring up to six new officers. Sergeant Grandver Everett says they are looking for people with…

Prepping for Thunder over the Sound

The countdown to the magnificent ‘Thunder over the Sound’ is into the single digits. Even though the Air and Space Show doesn’t take place until Saturday and Sunday, you can expect to see crowds begin to gather along the beachfront…

Long Beach High senior sendoff

As the end of the school year gets closer and closer, high school seniors are locking in their future plans. This morning, Long Beach High School honored those seniors and their future plans during a new tradition. Every student of…

North Woolmarket Elementary School beach cleanup

Even though it was their first day back to school after spring break, 95 North Woolmarket Elementary first graders found themselves on the beach this morning. Instead of kicking back and relaxing, the students were hard at work cleaning up…

WXXV’s Broadcast Student of the Year

This year, WXXV wanted to recognize the talent of South Mississippi’s broadcast students. So, a few months ago broadcast students from across the Coast entered a news story into our broadcast student of the year competition. After tallying up the…

Broadcast Student of the Year

New 25 has introduced our two finalists for WXXV’s Broadcast Student of the Year earlier this month. Today, we’re surprising the winner at school! News 25’s Caroline Eaker has more.

South Mississippi EmployAbility Job Fair

This morning over 30 local businesses came together at the Biloxi Civic Center to take part in the South Mississippi EmployAbility Job Fair. This job fair is designed for individuals with disabilities and is hosted by the Mississippi Department of…

Crime Stoppers Appreciation Breakfast

It’s not often you see hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the Coast in one place. That was the case this morning at the Golden Nugget for the annual Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast. Crime Stoppers…