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32nd annual Summer Fair

It’s summertime which means it is time for the 32nd annual Summer Fair at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi. This is a family friendly and affordable event with rides, live music, and different types of contests.…

2018-2019 Shrimp season begins today

At 6 a.m. this morning, the shrimp season kicked off in state territorial waters for commercial and residential fisherman. News 25’s Caroline Eaker spoke to some local shrimpers who have made shrimping into a family business. Hundreds of shrimp boats…

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,…

Remembering D-Day

It’s been 74 years since the massive military operation that was a turning point in World War II. Decision Day or D-Day was June 6th, 1944 when allied forces led by the United States and Great Britain landed on the…

Arkansas Air National Guard makes emergency landing in Gulfport

Air National Guard officials are investigating why a crew had to make an emergency landing at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport this morning. It happened just before 10 a.m. Air National Guard officials tell News 25 a crew with the Arkansas…

Gulfport shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

Gulfport police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting that sent one woman to the hospital yesterday evening. Thirty-seven year-old Johnny Carter is charged with one count of attempted murder. Police say Carter and the 54-year-old victim were…

Roger Wicker wins U.S. Senate Republican nomination

Richard Boyanton faced off against incumbent Roger Wicker for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate. Senator Wicker defeated Boyanton and will go on to run for re-election for his second full term. News 25 spoke with Senator Wicker today…

Funeral services for Jonathan McCommon

The City of Pascagoula came together again at the Arlington Baptist Church for the funeral service of 17-year-old Jonathan McCommon. McCommon was killed in a fatal car accident last Friday. Like his friend, Blayze Broadus, who was also killed in…

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…

South Mississippians cast their votes in the primary election

Since 7 o’clock this morning, South Mississippians have been stopping by their precincts to cast their ballots. Armed with signs, Gulfport resident Roger Brokaw took his message to the street, campaigning for the candidates of his choice in Tuesday’s primary…

Former Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway dies at 79

Former Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway died this morning at the age of 79. Holloway was elected mayor five times, serving from 1993 until 2015 when he stepped down from the office due to complications with his health. Growing up in…

Battle of Midway Ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base

In June of 1942, the U.S. Navy overpowered the Japanese in the Battle of Midway, a battle which still has an impact 76 years later. Tuesday morning on Keesler Air Force Base, the Center for Naval Aviation Training Unit held…

Primary Election Day

Mississippi voters are casting ballots today in party primaries for one U.S. Senate seat and four U.S. House seats. Polls are now open until 7 p.m. Incumbent U.S. Senator Roger Wicker faces a challenger in a Republican primary while six…

Former Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway Has Died

Former Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway died early this morning at the age of 79. Holloway was elected as Mayor 5 times, serving from 1993 until 2015 when he stepped down from the office due to complications with his health. Holloway…

Harrison County ‘Reach a Voter’ tool

If you’re a Harrison County resident, a text message is all it will take to stay informed during tomorrow’s primary elections. Last month, the Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s Office announced a new mobile program that will send important information and…

Congressional Primary Preview

Mississippians will make their way to the polls tomorrow to cast their votes in the Congressional Primary. Tuesday June 5th, primary voters in Mississippi will select general election nominees for one U.S. Senate seat and four U.S. House seats. For…

Bait and tackle shop reopens in Gulfport

Good news for fishermen in Gulfport! They will no longer have to travel to get their fishing bait. Gulfport Marina Bait and Tackle has reopened with a new tenant. The shop is open seven days a week and opens at…

22nd annual Billfish Classic

Big boats, big money, and big fish, it’s time for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic once again. The best fishing teams in the world are in Biloxi this week, gearing up to compete for the top spot. Any angler…

Funeral Services for Blayze Broadus

Pascagoula mourns the loss of 17-year-old Blayze Broadus and 17-year-old Jonathan McCommon who died in a fatal car crash Friday night. Today, the city honors Blayze at Arlington Baptist Church. Blayze Broadus and Jonathan McCommon were heading into their senior…

Free summer meals program kicks off

School is out for the summer, but they’re still serving up tasty and nutritious meals in the Harrison County School District. Today kicked off the first day of the Harrison County School District’s free summer meals program. Monday marked the…

Gulfport firefighters put out large trash fire

This afternoon, Gulfport Fire Department reported to the scene of a trash fire in north Gulfport. The fire happened outside a home located on the corner of Miles Drive and Christopher Drive. According to neighbors, the pile of trash had…