Author: Kendra Turley

Dare to Dream speaker series at Ocean Springs Middle

Ocean Springs Middle School initiated an interactive program that allows students to get a head start on their career choice. The Dare to Dream speaker series gives students the opportunity to learn about different career clusters from finance to business…

Coast runners qualify for Boston Marathon

Each year, runners across the world train for months at a time in hopes to participate in the famous Boston Marathon. Thirty people from the state of Mississippi qualified for next year’s race, eight of those people are from the…

Black Friday preps at Premium Outlets

While many are preparing to cut the turkey, others are buy cutting coupons ahead of Black Friday deals across the Coast. Holiday shopping is becoming more and more of a tradition for families on Thanksgiving. Best Buy is preparing for…

MDOT suspends construction for holidays

Mississippians planning to hit the road this Thanksgiving will notice less of a travel delay along the interstate. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us in Jackson County with tips and important information for your holiday commute.

Ocean Springs aldermen vote to fly state flag

Ocean Springs Board of Aldermen vote to amend a city ordinance regarding the state flag. The state flag will now be required to fly at City Hall and other prime locations throughout Ocean Springs. The vote passed 6 to 1…

Drive-By Shooting Arrest

Biloxi police have arrested the men they believe are responsible for a drive-by shooting in the area of Judge Sekul Avenue and Bayly Drive earlier this week. Twenty-two year-old Emanuel Chavez is accused of leaning out of a car window…

$91,000 raised for Habitat for Humanity

The grand total is in for a fundraiser that allowed people to go over the edge for Habitat for Humanity. Hang out with Habitat raised a total of $91,000 this year. The annual fundraiser event allows individuals to rappel down…

World Prematurity Day

According to the March of Dimes, the leading cause of death in children under the age of five is premature birth. Today, they spread awareness of pre-term births with World Prematurity Day. For babies in Mississippi, premature birth is on…

Environmentalists against One Lake Plan in Pearl River

A group of mayors and county representatives feel confident the proposed One Lake Plan is the best option for flood control in the Jackson area. However, a group of environmentalists think otherwise. News 25’s Kendra Turley breaks down the impacts…

Dedeaux Road groundbreaking ceremony

Gulfport residents will soon see progress on a project aimed to widen one of Orange Grove’s busiest and most congested roadways. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from Dedeaux Road with details on today’s groundbreaking ceremony.

Uber headed to Biloxi-Gulfport International Airport

You now have another option when traveling to and from the Biloxi-Gulfport International Airport. The Airport Authority approved an agreement that will allow Uber to operate on the grounds starting November 16th. The competing ride-sharing service, Lyft, started operating from…

Bicycle, pedestrian and trails master plan

Jackson County cities are working together to transform the county into a safe bicycle and pedestrian friendly community. This week, the public is encouraged to attend one of the five input meetings aimed to help develop a bicycle, pedestrian and…

Highway 49 expansion on hold

A project to expand a popular South Mississippi roadway is on standby due to funding issues. The Mississippi Department of Transportation looked into increasing the capacity of Highway 49 from O’Neal Road north to Harrison Central High School. MDOT purchased…

Thanksgiving Food Drive at One80 Fitness

With the holidays approaching sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in receiving rather than giving. You can help support Harrison County families in need by donating a non-perishable food item to One80 Fitness in D’Iberville. All donations support the…

Ocean Springs residents angry over Facebook post

Ocean Springs community members used the public comment portion of today’s meeting to address Mayor Dobson’s most recent Facebook post. Some residents claim he made countless comments that were not only ‘disturbing,’ but ‘divisive’ as well. Dobson did apologize for…

Jackson County teachers receive pay raise

It’s been almost ten years since Jackson County teachers received a raise, but tonight all of that changed. The Jackson County School Board voted to pay educators what they’ve earned. After a long fight for fair compensation, Jackson County teachers…

Jeramey Anderson to run for U.S. House

A Democratic member of the Mississippi Legislature says he’s running for the U.S. House. Representative Jeramey Anderson of Moss Point said Friday he will seek his party’s nomination next year in South Mississippi’s Fourth Congressional District. Republican Steven Palazzo won…