Author: Veronica Bayona

‘Bring it to the floor’ dance competition

Children in Ocean Springs put on their dancing shoes today and showcased their best moves at the ninth annual ‘Bring it to the Floor’ dance competition. The show was held at the Ocean Springs Civic Center and marked the end…

Ingalls Shipbuilding hiring skilled workers

The largest employer in Mississippi, Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, is looking to fill 500 positions by the end of the year. Ingalls has been awarded several contracts to build ships for the U.S. military and is looking for skilled people…

Christmas in July

Santa and his elves made their way to Pass Christian today to kick off the excitement for the 33rd annual Christmas in the Pass. Tonight, the Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Christmas in July event at Hancock…

Christmas in July

Christmas cheer will be felt tonight in the Pass as Santa and his elves make an appearance at the Christmas in July event hosted by the Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce. News 25's Veronica Bayona has more from the Hancock…

Update on the road to sports betting on the Coast

Sunday marks the official day the sports betting regulations set by the Mississippi Gaming Commission go into effect. Although this means casinos can now legally offer sports betting, Coast casinos don’t seem to be quite ready for the big day.…

Annual ‘Halfway to Geaux’ celebration

Tonight runners slipped on their running shoes in celebration of the halfway point to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon and half marathon. Glory Bound in Ocean Springs was filled with runners eager to enjoy a 5K run followed by good…

New housing option for USM Gulf Park students

Starting this fall, University of South Mississippi Gulf Park students will have the option to live in a dorm-like setting right behind their university campus. Friendship Oak Village Property Operations Manager Jan Gaston said, “This is a privately owned student…

Retail Coach update in Ocean Springs

During tonight’s Ocean Springs board of alderman meeting, the city received an update from the Retail Coach. The Retail Coach is a national retail consulting, market research, and development firm that was hired by the City of Ocean Springs to…

Ocean Springs board of alderman meeting

Inconsistencies with records prompted the City of Ocean Springs to receive an extension on their annual city audit. Tonight, during the city’s board of alderman meeting, the city will receive an update on where that audit stands.

Moss Point State of the City Address

The annual Moss Point State of the City Address will take place tonight at Pelican Landing in Moss Point. News 25’s Veronica Bayona is with Mayor Mario King who brings us more details on what will be discussed during tonight’s…

Assaulted while on the job

Caught on camera: an office manager at a car dealership in Gulfport was the victim of assault. On Tuesday, a woman who was upset about having her vehicle repossessed walked into Select One Auto Sales in Gulfport, demanding to have…

College Park neighborhood discusses crime

Crime prevention starts with awareness and that’s exactly what was on tonight’s agenda for College Park residents. Tonight Gulfport’s Ward Two Councilman Ron Roland hosted a community meeting alongside Gulfport police, allowing locals to speak out about their concerns. Petty…

Mayor FoFo Gilich chimes in on Croatia’s win

A well-recognized man is celebrating Croatia’s big victory. Mayor FoFo Gilich, who carries Croatian blood, says he is very proud of his team who was the underdog in today’s game. Mayor Gilich was in Croatia last week. He says the…

Drive thru coffee shop opens in Long Beach

Today a Long Beach resident opened a drive thru coffee shop in the City of Long Beach, something she says is the first of its kind. “I’m tired. I’ve just worked really hard for other people and I just wanted…