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SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

The U.S. Small Business Administration is ready to give small business owners assistance at a resource center in Hancock County. The recent effects of the...

Small Business Administration opening new Business Recovery Center in Hancock County

WAVELAND, Miss. (WXXV) — The Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance is opening a 2nd Business Recovery Center in Hancock County. At the Business...

SBA Loan Sites Open in 3 Coastal Counties to Help with Algae Effects

Businesses and private non-profit organizations affected by the blue-green algae on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi from June 22nd through October 5th of last...

Prison Reform Just One Expected Focus for Governor Tate Reeves’s First-Ever State of the State Address Today

Prison reform is expected to be one of the main focuses of Governor Tate Reeves's State of the State address scheduled for later today. As...

Brennan Simolke has been missing since July

An anonymous video uploaded to YouTube claims to offer evidence into the case of a missing Hancock County man. According to Hancock County Sheriff’s Office,...

Some Shelters Set to Reopen for Those Seeking Refuge from the Cold in South Mississippi

Some shelters in South Mississippi plan to reopen tonight. The cold weather shelter run by the Hancock County EMA and Old Spanish Trail Baptist...

Diamondhead Mayor Tommy Schaefer stops by WXXV

Diamondhead Mayor Tommy Schaefer was this week’s ‘Mayoral Monday’ guest with plenty to discuss for the segment this morning. Mayor Schaefer spoke on the two...

Cold weather shelters opening across South Mississippi

(WXXV) — A blast of arctic air has prompted several South Mississippi cold weather shelters to open as temperatures drop below freezing. HANCOCK COUNTY Bay St....

Two juveniles charged in connection with Diamondhead House Fire

On January 17, 2020, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office charged two juveniles in connection with a house fire at Diamondhead Drive North in Diamondhead,...

Diamondhead Mayor Tommy Schaefer to be Live in Studio for Mayoral Monday, Jan. 20th

Tune in Monday for next week’s edition of Mayoral Monday. Diamondhead Mayor       Tommy Schaefer is set to join us live Monday on News...

One dead in camper fire in Hancock County

One person is dead after a camper trailer went up in flames Wednesday morning in north Hancock County. The fire ignited around 6:35 a.m. in...

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‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive underway

Walmart and the Salvation Army are teaming up for "Stuff the Bus," a campaign providing new school supplies to local children in need. When shoppers...
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Retirement parade for Police Chief Leonard Papania

Sirens were blaring outside of the Gulfport Police Department this morning as officers threw a parade for their soon-to-be-retired chief. Police Chief Leonard Papaina waved...
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Students return to St. Patrick Catholic High School

Students returned to school at St. Patrick Catholic High School today with visible reminders of the new normal kids will experience while attending classes. New...

Arrested for commercial burglary in Biloxi

The Biloxi Police Department responded near the 200 block of Reynoir Street, Biloxi, MS 39530 in reference to a burglary in progress. Witnesses on scene...