Author: Kristen Anzuini

Donating blood during the COVID-19 pandemic

Many blood drives across the county had to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, making the need for donating even more important. A socially distant blood drive was held in Ocean Springs today in effort to help fill the…

Hancock County community masks giveaway

Over in Hancock County, community leaders are also making sure their residents are safe by giving out free masks. The Hancock County Community masks drive thru giveaway will take place Saturday July 11th across multiple locations around Hancock County including…

Food Trend Alert: Loaded Tea

A new food trend is popping up around the Coast. Loaded teas claim to pack a nutritional punch and they have been flooding the timelines of multiple social media platforms on the Coast. Downtown Ocean Springs Nutrition specializes in loaded…

Keeping pets safe during fireworks

Fourth of July is just a few days away. For the employees at Jackson County Animal Shelter that means they are about to see a lot more animals. Shelter employees say the Monday after the Fourth of July is one…

Bringing tourism back to Ocean Springs

Did you know that over 50 percent of the business in Ocean Springs is tourist traffic? So, to help out the small businesses in the community, Ocean Springs will be debuting a new tourism commercial today. The employees over at…

Helping all kids succeed in school

Hope Haven Children’s Advocacy Center in Hancock County is making sure students have the supplies they need to succeed in this upcoming school year. News 25’s Kristen Anzuini has more.

Preventing hot car deaths

In 2019, a staggering number of children died of vehicular heatstroke. The Biloxi Fire Department tells News 25 that it only takes ten minutes for a car to become dangerously hot for children. They also say that cracking the windows…

Local Facebook groups brings joy and alcohol

Bringing in a little light-hearted fun to these stressful times is the goal of the local Facebook group called “It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere.” ‘It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere’ Founder Jessica Knapp said, “It’s basically ding-dong-ditch, but with alcohol. They run up.…