Stone County

Wiggins murder suspect turns himself in

A murder suspect wanted in Wiggins has turned himself in to authorities. Zavago Wilson, 23, is a suspect in the death of 22-year-old Kayla Cooper early Saturday morning. A family member found Early at her home. Police identified Early as…

Bigger than baseball for Stone Tomcats

While the Wiggins community continues to process the tragic loss of Stone High School Athletic Director Kevin Conard, the baseball team is ready to begin the healing process on the biggest stage. News 25’s Jeff Haeger is…

Fatal car crash in Stone County

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, at approximately 5:17 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on US-49 in Stone County. A 2006 Pontiac G6 driven by Michael Simon Jr., 43, of Biloxi, MS, was traveling south on…

MGCCC football coach’s kids in fatal accident

Saturday evening, the four children of Mississippi Gulf Coast’s wide receiver Coach Bam Bryant were involved in a single vehicle fatal car accident on U.S. 49 in Stone County. Bryant’s eldest child, Braylon, was pronounced dead at…

[UPDATE] Traffic Alert: Highway 49 near Wiggins reopened

WIGGINS, Miss.(WXXV) — Highway 49 has reopened after being shut down in Wiggins due to a fallen power line. Wiggins Police Chief Jeff Thomas tells WXXV that all four lanes of Highway 49, including northbound and southbound lanes, closed from…

MGCCC opens new dormitory on Perkinston campus

School is back in session and a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new dormitory was a great way to start the semester at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The $15 million dormitory is reserved for female students.…

Caring and Sharing Holiday Meal

In Wiggins for the 11th year in a row, Caring and Sharing served their community, providing everything to make Christmas dinner. Due to COVID, the event location and set up were a little different. Usually everyone is…