beaches

Harrison County beaches and Hwy 90 still closed

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has not reopened Highway 90. Conditions on sections of the highway remain hazardous. Non-official traffic on Highway 90 impedes MDOT’s ability to return Highway 90 to safe conditions. The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has…

All beaches are now open in Harrison County

The Harrison County Sand Beach Department has completed all beach debris cleanup from Hurricane Zeta. All beaches in Harrison County are open. Harrison County Sand Beach is working on replacing stairs, benches and signage. Please use caution when going from…

Harrison County Sand Beaches temporarily closed

The 26 miles of Harrison County Sand Beach have temporarily been closed as the Harrison County Sand Beach Department continues cleaning up debris from Hurricane Zeta, as well as assessing the damage. There is currently very-limited public access to the…

MDEQ Lifts Five Beach Water Contact Advisories and Issues One

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted beach water contact advisories Thursday for five stations. Water samples at these stations show the areas have attained acceptable bacteria levels. One advisory was also…

Harrison County beaches continue to reopen

The reopening of Harrison County beaches is continuing at a rapid pace this week as crews have had a stretch of good weather to work with. Beachgoers enjoyed the sun and water earlier today at newly-reopened segments of beach between…

More sections of Harrison County beach reopen

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has announced the reopening of more sections of sand beach in the county as crews work to clean up debris left behind from Cristobal. A section of beach from Jones Park to Thornton Avenue…

Cleaning up the beaches after Memorial Day

As residents and Coast visitors flocked to the beaches for the three day weekend, Harrison County Sand Beach Authority was out in full force Saturday, Sunday, and Memorial Day Monday to help keep beaches clean. Today, crews were out once…

Services in Jackson County set to reopen

Some limited services in Jackson County are set to resume this week. Beaches in the county will open up today with signs put up reminding folks of proper social distancing guidelines. Additionally, the beaches will be monitored by county constables…

Dead dolphin washes ashore in Harrison County

This morning, WXXV’s Kristen Anzuini found a dead dolphin that washed ashore on the beach in Harrison County. The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies has picked up the dolphin and they will be running tests on it. IMMS says they…

Coast beaches empty after stay-at-home order

We got our first look this weekend at beaches along the Mississippi Coast after they were shut down for the state’s stay-at-home order that took effect Friday evening. In Ocean Springs and Gulfport, people listened to signs and stickers placed…

Coast beaches closed during stay-at-home order

The stay-at-home order went into effect at 5 p.m. and that means Coast beaches are now closed to the public. Beaches are some of the many places mandated to close as a result of the order. However, boardwalks are set…

Beaches set to close along the Coast

With Governor Reeves’ stay-at-home order set to take effect tomorrow evening at 5 p.m., it made a quiet day on beaches in Harrison County. Beaches are some of the many places mandated to close as a result of the order.…