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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 through Southeastern and studied abroad for a semester in Salamanca, Spain. She also worked as a reporter/anchor for the Southeastern channel’s award winning Northshore News program. When Lorraine isn't reporting, she enjoys distance running and chilling with her cat Robin.

Easter Extravaganza Sunday at John Henry Beck Park from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Second Liners Mardi Gras Club is hosting their 15th annual Easter Extravaganza. This year because of COVID, it will be drive-thru. The event takes...

Magic Vegan Café offering 100 percent plant-based food in Downtown Gulfport

Magic Vegan Café in Downtown Gulfport offers your favorite comfort foods, but plant based. It’s one of the few vegan restaurants on the Coast and...

Live Local: Biloxi City Hall

Lace up your shoes and take a stroll with News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf in today’s edition of Live Local, a series you can catch...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

As we begin the month of April, you might see people wearing blue and notice pinwheels scattered all around. That’s because April is Child...

Memory Care Adopt-a-Thon lifting spirits in Pass Christian

With a little bit of determination anything is ‘pawsible.’ A local group of volunteers hosted an Adopt-a-Thon in Pass Christian to help local seniors...

Institute for Marine Mammal Studies provides an interactive experience in Gulfport

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is an organization specializing in public education of marine mammals in the wild and in captivity. The nonprofit educates...

Rental assistance available for Harrison County residents

You may be able to receive funding to help you with your rent. It’s been over a week since Open Doors Homeless Coalition was put...

Shriners Boulevard in Woolmarket closing mid-next week for drainage project

Next week, the drainage project stretching from Woolmarket Road to Old Highway 67 will cross Shriners Boulevard prompting its closure. It is expected that 11,000...

Fish Fry for Eli in Ocean Springs

A ‘Fish Fry for Eli’ will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Knuckleheads in Ocean Springs. For $10 a plate, you’ll get...

Meet Axe: the new Ocean Springs Fire Department dog

The Ocean Springs Fire Department has a brand-new recruit! Meet Axe. He’s the newest and fluffiest member of the Ocean Springs Fire Department. Axe was...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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