2020

Mississippi Power honored for work during 2020 storm season

Mississippi Power was honored today with the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Response Award for its work during the 2020 storm season. The award is presented to EEI member companies to recognize recovery and assistance efforts of electric companies following service…

Lessons learned from 2020

Gulf Coast residents are hopeful for a better 2021. Families spent time on the beach grateful for the time they have together. On the first day of 2021, families on the Gulf Coast gathered on the beach…

Year in Review: Top 10 Stories of 2020

Many of us are ready to put 2020 behind us as the clock ticks down to a new and hopefully better year as we prepare to say hello to 2021. 2020 has certainly been a year that…

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes weighs in on 2020

Across the Coast and beyond, 2020 has presented all-around challenges, sparing no city or government, something two-term Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes knows all too well, but the mayor sees light in the tunnel: harbor lights, camera lights, and much more…

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden if it's virtual. Debate organizers announced Thursday that the debate would be virtual because of Trump's…

Gulfport to perform smoke tests in Wildwood subdivision

The City of Gulfport will be smoke testing the sewer lines in the area of Wildwood subdivision beginning Monday. The smoke testing has been scheduled from September 28 until October 2 from 8 am until 2 pm each day as…

Pascagoula to welcome home Guard unit from deployment

The City of Pascagoula and the Mississippi National Guard will welcome home members of the 859th Engineer Company from their recent nine-month deployment to the Middle East. Approximately 150 Soldiers will be celebrated with a welcome home parade hosted by…

Mississippi Legislature to resume 2020 session on May 18

By agreement of Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, the Mississippi Legislature will reconvene the 2020 Legislative Session on Monday, May 18. The Legislature recessed its 125-day Session temporarily on March 18, following the Governor’s…

Former President Barack Obama to endorse Joe Biden for president

By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama plans to endorse Joe Biden in a video on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee a boost from the party’s biggest fundraiser and one of its most popular figures.…

Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice…

Primaries for federal offices in Mississippi to be held Tuesday

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are choosing Democratic and Republican nominees for federal offices. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voters in the primaries must show government-issued photo IDs.…

Mississippi among 6 states with presidential primary Tuesday

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Democrats are voting in a presidential primary that has been narrowed to three candidates. The state is awarding 36 Democratic delegates Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned Sunday…

Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has ended her Democratic presidential bid after a disappointing finish in Super Tuesday states. That's according to a person familiar with her plans. The Massachusetts senator hasn't endorsed Bernie Sanders…

Mike Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and has endorsed Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City…

2020 Mississippi Legislative Session begins Tuesday

We are one day away from the first Tuesday of 2020, and that means the clock is ticking down to opening day of this year's state legislative session. Tomorrow morning, lawmakers from throughout Mississippi will join at the state capitol…

A look at the horizon for Biloxi in 2020

With 2019 almost under wraps, there is a lot on the horizon for the year 2020, especially in the City of Biloxi. Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich stopped by the station this morning for our ‘Mayoral Monday’ segment to give…

NBC UNVEILS IT'S 2019-2020 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

NBC BUILDS ON WINNING LINEUP WITH STRONG INVESTMENTS IN RETURNING HITS, DOMINANT ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING, ADDICTIVE NEW DRAMAS, A RENEWED FOCUS ON COMEDY AND HOMECOMINGS FOR BIG NBC STARS Monday: “The Voice,” #1 in Its Timeslot, Returns With Kelly Clarkson, John…