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100 students sent home for 14-day quarantine after Gulfport High School teacher exhibits COVID-19 symptoms

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — Gulfport High School has a teacher exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, according to a statement released by the Gulfport School District. The...

Update on Biloxi Public Art Project

Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, new artwork continues to pop up in Downtown Biloxi. The Biloxi Public Art Project has been underway...

‘Transforming your Organization’s Culture’ seminar

This week is your final chance to participate in a free zoom webinar called "Transforming your Organization’s Culture: the Building Block of a Belonging...

The Cool Kidz Club connecting and equipping local children

Equipping, empowering, and connecting our local children who will be tomorrow’s leaders, just a few of the reasons a South Mississippi woman has started...

Mississippi Aquarium update amidst COVID-19

The Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport delayed the original grand opening a few times. The aquarium is now set to open August 29th. The Mississippi Aquarium...

West Harrison High School student tests positive for COVID-19

(WXXV) — As schools reopen in South Mississippi, many parents and educators have expressed concern over the spread of coronavirus. The Harrison County School District...

Mississippi Boaters for Trump gathered on Saturday

For the third time this summer, the Mississippi Boaters for Trump group gathered on the Coast for a boat parade. Saturday, over 1,000 boats were...

Advocates for Freedom hosts volunteer training

On Saturday, a local organization helped train and teach volunteers about the dangers of human trafficking. Susie Harvill, founder and CEO of Advocates for Freedom,...

Biloxi Police: 13-year-old charged with manslaughter after fatal shooting while playing with gun

BILOXI, Miss. (WXXV) — On Sunday afternoon, officers with the Biloxi Police Department responded to an apartment on Covenant Square Drive for a report...

‘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...

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...

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...

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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...