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Harrison County Fire Rescue receives grant

The Harrison County Fire Rescue will receive over $600,000 in federal grant funding for new equipment. The money was awarded to Harrison County from FEMA...

VFW on the front lines domestically

Our veterans of foreign wars are on the front lines here on the home front, especially here in South Mississippi at the Mark Seymour...

Eighth grade teacher at Bayou View Middle School tests positive for COVID-19

WXXV has learned an 8th grade teacher at Bayou View Middle School in Gulfport has tested positive for coronavirus. Parents were called today and told...

Visiting the DMV amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Around 4 a.m. this morning, Mississippi residents started lining up in front of the DMV off Highway 67 in Harrison County. The DMV does not...

Arrested for felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute

On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 43-year-old Norman Cook of Biloxi for felony charges of possession...

Red Cross invites community to commemorate Hurricane Katrina

Urgent need for eligible donors to give blood Aug. 27 and 29 BILOXI, Miss. (Aug. 17, 2020) – Blood donors are encouraged to help save...

Harrison County Fire Rescue to receive $620,000 from federal government to replace aging equipment

Harrison County Fire Rescue received exciting news this week. FEMA, through the U.S. Fire Administration, selected Harrison County Fire Rescue to receive over $620,000 to...

Pass Christian man arrested for touching a child for lustful purposes

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (WXXV) — A Pass Christian man is facing felony charges of touching a child for lustful purposes. Sheriff Troy Peterson says 49-year-old...

Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence receives grant to fight human trafficking

The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence has received a Department of Justice grant to help further their mission. Nearly $380,000 has been awarded to the...

William Carey Tradition Campus prepares for first day of class

The faculty and staff members of William Carey Tradition Campus are ready for students to begin classes at the end of August amidst the...

Vote for Gulf Coast Community Ministries

Gulf Coast Community Ministries has been providing the basic needs for people in our local community for nearly two decades and the need has...

Arrested on a felony charge of burglary of a dwelling

On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 28-year-old Damion Raiford on a felony charge of burglary of a dwelling. According...

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Special election set for Diamondhead mayor post

Diamondhead residents will head to the polls next month in a special election to elect a new mayor. A nonpartisan special election will be held...

Gulfport PD investigating shooting in the area of 26th Street

The Gulfport Police Department is investigating a shooting in the area of the 1800 block of 26th Street. On August 14th, 2020 at approximately 7:08...

Road closure on 15th Street scheduled for August 17th to repair sewer cave in

Gulfport, Mississippi- The east and west bound lanes on 15th Street between 18th Avenue and 19th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic in...
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Endangered Kemp Ridley’s sea turtle on the mend at IMMS

Last week we brought you a story about one of the rare Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles that required intense care and surgery after she...