Author: Tanner Stewart

Chick-Fil-A in Gulfport closing for renovations

One of the Gulf Coast’s most popular fast food restaurants will be closing, but only for a little while. Chick-Fil-A is closing its Gulfport doors for a six week renovation beginning Friday. A larger kitchen will be installed as well…

HSSM repairing roof after storms

After heavy rains hit Harrison County over the last few days, the Humane Society of South Mississippi is now in the process of repairing several parts of their roof which collapsed yesterday. No pets were injured, but parts of the…

Bulldogs fan arrive at the College World Series

Bulldog fans are piling into TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha for the College World Series. Mississippi State is making their tenth appearance and first since 2013. One Mississippi native is proud to be on the field in his first World…

Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour receives award

For more than a decade, the Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour has welcomed thousands of visitors to the city’s historic graveyard. Before tours begin in the fall, the cemetery is receiving recognition for preserving Biloxi’s history. The Mississippi Heritage Trust has…

2018 Primary Elections Review

Yesterday’s primary elections may be over, but some decisions have yet to be finalized. Mississippi’s Primary Elections made for an unusual lead up to November’s special election for Congress. With Senator Roger Wicker’s landslide victory against fellow Republican Richard Boyanton,…

Senator Wicker’s thoughts on Election Day

As votes are pouring in across the state in today’s elections, we had the chance to speak to one familiar candidate in the Senate primary. Senator Roger Wicker in Washington, D.C. gives us his thoughts on today’s election as he…

National Safe Boating Week

With Memorial Day Weekend almost a week away, families are gearing up to get their boats on the water for the popular holiday and in the midst of National Safe Boating Week. This annual week of safe boating awareness begins…

Attack of the 700-year-old tree

A family in D’Iberville is suffering following somewhat of a natural disaster in their front yard over the weekend.  A tree fell through the center of their home. This tree, a great oak, estimated to be at least 700-years-old. It…

Shots fired, female driver injured in Gulfport

Around 3 p.m. this afternoon, Gulfport police responded to a shooting in a neighborhood near 28th Street. The shooting occurred in the area of 50th Avenue and Pacific Street while the victim, an 18-year-old female, was driving in the neighborhood. It…

50th Avenue shooting investigation

A woman has been transported to the hospital after being shot inside her vehicle. Gulfport police are investigating the incident as they search for the suspect. News 25’s Tanner Stewart joins us with details.

Brett Favre on concussions

Former NFL Quarterback Brett Favre shared his opinion today on concussions in sports. When asked how many he had suffered, Favre said three or four that he knew of, but said that he likely suffered hundreds if not thousands during…

West Harrison student makes false threat claim

A 16-year-old West Harrison High School student was arrested this morning and charged with the disturbance of a public school session after texting an alarming message to several other students. Around 10:30, the school’s main building experienced a power outage…

PGA Champions Tour presents $5,000 check

Just before the Rapiscan Systems Classic kicks off, one golfer is giving back to the Coast community in a big way. On behalf of the PGA Champions Tour, golfer Esteban Toledo presented a $5,000 check to the Bacot McCarty Foundation…

Krewe of Seahorse Parade

The only Lundi Gras parade in South Mississippi rolled through Bay St. Louis today. The annual Krewe of Seahorse Parade is a unique experience in the fact that instead of riding on traditional floats, krewe members hand craft and design…

Mystic Krewe of Seahorse Parade

The only Lundi Gras Parade in South Mississippi is rolling through Bay St. Louis. News 25’s Tanner Stewart is at the start of the Mystic Krewe of Seahorse Parade.

Gulfport Main Street receives $80,000 grant

A check for $80,000 was awarded to Gulfport Main Street today to begin phase two of the Organization’s master plan. The grant was awarded today at City Hall from the Knight Foundation through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and will…

Tax Season 2018 begins today

Today marks the official start of tax season for 2018. While the deadline to file your taxes is only a day earlier than last year, the IRS recommends filing sooner rather than later due to today’s start date being later…

“History of Biloxi” film premiere

The Biloxi Visitors Center welcomed residents and guests of the Gulf Coast to witness history tonight. The city’s museum division premiered a new short film called “The History of Biloxi.” The 11 minute film outlines the history of the city…

“History of Biloxi” premiere

If you are looking for a taste of Old Biloxi, the Biloxi City Museums Division is hosting a special premiere of a new short film on the history of Biloxi. News 25’s Tanner Stewart joins us at the Biloxi Visitors…

House fire in Harrison County

Shortly after three this afternoon another fire broke out in Harrison County on Northrop Cuevas Road. Firefighters responded to the scene after the homeowner rushed his family out of the house. The fire began in the dining room of the…