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The latest on school schedules in South Mississippi

With Sally expected to make landfall as a hurricane and heavy rainfall and coastal flooding can be expected across the Gulf Coast, some schools...

Mississippi Gulf Coast casino closures ahead of Hurricane Sally

BILOXI, Miss. (WXXV) — Some casinos along the Mississippi Gulf Coast are closing ahead of Hurricane Sally. Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi says they will...

Hancock County mandatory evacuation order now in effect for residents in low lying areas; Kiln Shelter open

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency has issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents ahead of Sally. The order...

List of self-serve sandbag locations in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties ahead of Sally

(WXXV) — With Sally forecast to make landfall as a hurricane, forecasters say heavy rainfall and coastal flooding can be expected across the Gulf...

4-month-old killed, mother and brother hospitalized after car accident in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — Jackson County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a single car accident that killed a four-month-old baby and injured his mother...

Bay St. Louis daycare owner arrested for child neglect

A Bay St. Louis woman is now behind bars for child neglect that occurred at an in-home daycare on Old Spanish Trail. According to Police...

Hancock County School District to learn virtually on Wednesdays

Beginning September 2nd, the Hancock County School District will implement a new district wide schedule. This schedule will include every Wednesday each month in which...

Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor still under mandatory evacuation

The Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor has been under mandatory evacuation since Sunday, August 23rd, but is looking to allow boats back in this...

Pass Christian officials prepare for storms

In West Harrison County, Pass Christian city leaders and first responders have been busy preparing for both storms. A slight uptick in the wind and...

School closures ahead of possible severe weather

Some schools in South Mississippi are closing due to possible severe weather headed our way. The Hancock County School District is closing schools tomorrow, August...

Tanker with 8,500 gallons of fuel flips on Highway 603

This morning the driver of a tanker was sent to the hospital with injuries and a section of Highway 603 in Hancock County was...

Tanker driver injured, section of Highway 603 closed in Hancock County after semi flips

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) - One person is injured, and crews are working to contain the scene of an accident in Hancock County. A section...
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Songwriter’s Festival continuing on in Jackson County

As they say, the show must go on! Although the annual Songwriter’s Festival in Jackson County had to be put off due to COVID...
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VFW Post 5699 hosting food drive for veterans Saturday

Some spilled blood, others the ultimate sacrifice, giving all. VFW Post 5699 in Ocean Springs has partnered with local businesses and the community to...
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Pass Christian hosting ‘We are all Ears’ drive by reading program

Trying to get your child more enthused about reading? Well, man’s best friend might be able to help you out. Tomorrow, the Pass Christian Library...
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Outlaw Speedway grand opening in Perkinston Saturday

After seven rigorous years, the Outlaw Speedway Dirt Track will finally celebrate its grand opening tomorrow with its first car race. The track was built...