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MDEQ Revises Closure for Section of Beach in Long Beach

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) revised a preemptive beach closure that was issued Wednesday for a segment of beach in the City of Long Beach. Additional information from the city to MDEQ staff helped pinpoint…

US 90, sand beaches remain closed following Ida

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has not yet re-opened U.S. 90 following Hurricane Ida. Conditions on sections of the highway remain hazardous.  Non-official traffic on Highway 90 impedes MDOT’s ability to return the roadway to safe conditions. Also, the Harrison…

Harrison County preparing beach for Labor Day Weekend

If you plan on soaking up some sun and enjoying the beach over the Labor Day Weekend, Harrison County Sand Beach Director Chuck Loftis wants to remind everyone to be mindful of social distancing while you relax. Loftis tells News…

MDEQ Lifts two Beach Water Contact Advisories and issues one

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted water contact advisories Thursday for Station 8 (Gulfport West Beach) and Station 11 (Gulfport East Beach). Water samples at these stations show the areas have attained…

Harrison County reopens sand beach after storm cleanup

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the reopening of the last sections of the Harrison County Sand Beach. "Thanks to some quick and decisive actions from the board, we will have all 26 miles of Harrison…

Portions of Harrison County Sand Beach reopen

The first section of the 26 miles of Harrison County Sand Beach has been reopened. Harrison County Sand Beach Director Chuck Loftis said a section of beach from Oak Street to Porter Avenue in Biloxi reopened Thursday afternoon after being…

A ‘Socially Distant’ Memorial Day Weekend

Over the long Memorial Day Weekend, thousands of people flocked to the beach and water to enjoy a little time in the sun. The Gulfport Police Department tells News 25 they had a busy weekend, but there were no additional…

Families spend Memorial Day at Biloxi Beach

As people return to the Coast this Memorial Day Weekend, families and beachgoers are talking about their Memorial Day Weekend fun. Plenty of patriotism was seen in the form of red, white, and blue swim trunks today on Biloxi beaches.…

MDEQ Lifts Beach Water Contact Advisory in Pass Christian

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Thursday for Station 5 (Pass Christian West Beach). Water samples at this station show the area has attained acceptable bacteria…

Governor Bryant cuts ribbon on water outfalls

Waves are hitting Harrison County now thanks to the first beach storm water outfalls on the Mississippi Gulf. Local officials and Governor Phil Bryant met on the beaches of Harrison County to cut the ribbon on this highly anticipated project.…

Fireworks on the beach

Cities along the Coast will be lighting the night sky come Thursday to celebrate the Fourth of July. Plenty of people take the holiday to light up a few themselves. Harrison County allows fireworks on their beaches, there are a…

New handicap beach access in Long Beach

There is a new and easier way for those with disabilities to enjoy the beaches in Long Beach. Today, Long Beach cut the ribbon on their wheel way handicap beach access. Ann Wright and her son Bert have been living…

BILOXI LIGHTHOUSE PIER UPDATE

Construction to fix the damaged lighthouse pier is finally underway in the city of Biloxi. The lighthouse pier was damaged back in October when Hurricane Nate hit the gulf coast. Biloxi spokesman, Vincent Creel tells News 25 the length of…

Spring Break Weekend Is Here

It is going to be a busy weekend here on the gulf coast and it all of Biloxi Black Beach weekend. Thousands of spring breakers will cover the provide highly anticipated annual event, News 25's Caroline Eaker has more.

Ocean Springs beach sand disappearing: what is being done?

The sand keeps wearing away at the beaches in Ocean Springs and on rainy days it’s making matters worse. Studies have shown the amount of sand along the beaches in Ocean Springs has decreased significantly over the past couple years.…

Beach Vendors

With the weather warming up more and more people are flocking to the beach. Which means beach vendors are having to prepare for the masses News 25's Caroline Eaker has more.

Mayor Gilich wants a seawall in Biloxi

We see crews cleaning up sand on Highway 90, but it always seems to make its way back. Now, Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich says it has to stop and he has an idea. Mayor Gilich would like to see a…

Pascagoula Family Campout

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Anne Pitre about the Pascagoula Family Campout event at Beach Park April 2nd to Apirl 3rd. Admission: $5 per person

Memorial Day on the Beach

As the work week wraps up, people on the Coast are switching gears into Memorial Day Weekend. It is time to kick back and relax and Biloxi beach was showing that today. Locals and visitors were starting the holiday early,…

Spring Break Clean Up

News 25's Laurene Callander tells us about the clean up after Spring Break Weekend.

Sand Clearing Begins

The roadways along the beach in Biloxi may look a little bit clearer as crews work to clear sand from Highway 90 parking bays and turning lanes. The sand has been accumulating since November and Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich…