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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...

State Medical Needs Shelter in Stone County to open today ahead of Hurricane Sally

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Needs Shelter in Stone County will open at 3 p.m. today in preparation for Hurricane Sally. This shelter...

Wiggins PD and Stone County Sheriff’s collecting for Hurricane Laura relief

The Wiggins Police Department is partnering with the Stone County Sheriff’s Department and local businesses and churches to collect necessities for people who were...

New Wiggins Police Chief Jeff Thomas sworn in

A change of command is underway for the Wiggins Police Department with the swearing in of a new leadership team today. Wiggins police officers now...

Overturned truck forces highway closure on HWY 49 South in Wiggins

Highway 49 South in Wiggins was temporarily closed following a traffic incident. The closure was a result of a semi-truck carrying lumber overturning on the...

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...

New industry headed to Stone County

A new company and the potential for new jobs is now set to head to Stone County as early as next month. The future of...

Wiggins Police Department monitoring school zones

Today, the Wiggins Police Department was outside of school zones reminding drivers to slow down as Stone County schools return next week. With school back...

Community growth in Wiggins

COVID-19 has caused many challenges for South Mississippi cities in 2020, but the City of Wiggins has also seen many positive changes this year. Despite...

COVID-19 outbreak at Stone County Jail

The Stone County Jail has had an outbreak of COVID-19 cases, but they are doing everything they can to ensure safety of all faculty...

Jeff Thomas named Wiggins Police Chief

There’s a new chief of police in town at the Wiggins Police Department. Jeff Thomas will replace Chief Matt Barnett who will retire at...

Wiggins Police make arrest in Friday night deadly shooting

Wiggins Police made an arrest in the shooting that happened Friday night on Hope Avenue. Twenty-six year old Kayla Dennis of Wiggins is charged with...
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Cruisin’ the Coast is less than two weeks away

In just under two weeks, one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s most popular events is set to begin. Cruisin’ the Coast will kick off its...
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Storms impact Ship Island Excursions

After many challenges this year, Ship Island Excursions is dealing with another one in the wake of Hurricane Sally. 2020 has once again provided a...
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Local business makes large donation to CASA of Harrison and Stone Counties

A local business has made a sound investment in our South Mississippi children. CASA of Harrison and Stone Counties just received a very sizable donation...
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MDOT offers railroad crossing safety tips

If you live in Gulfport or anywhere on the Gulf Coast, you have probably encountered a railroad crossing or two. However, do you always...