boating safety

Life jacket loaner stations at Gulfport Harbor

In honor of National Boating Safety Week, it is important those who hit the water remain careful. The life jacket loaner stand, located at the Gulfport Harbor in Jones Park, ensures people on the Coast can have fun and stay…

Keeping it safe on the water

Memorial Day is just one week away and many South Mississippians plan to spend the holiday out on Coast waters, but a day of fun in the sun could turn into a tragedy in the blink of an eye. News…

National Safe Boating Week

With Memorial Day Weekend almost a week away, families are gearing up to get their boats on the water for the popular holiday and in the midst of National Safe Boating Week. This annual week of safe boating awareness begins…

Operation Dry Water

Fourth of July Weekend is the biggest boating weekend of the year. Authorities suspect people out on the water who are enjoying the holiday may also be enjoying a little more booze than usual. That’s why a national campaign called…

Operation Dry Water

Fourth of July weekend is the biggest boating weekend of the year. Authorities suspect people out of the water who are enjoying the holiday may also be enjoying a little more booze than usual. That’s why a national campaign called…

Boating safety reminders

Memorial Day is launching off the summer season and that means more boats out on the water. DMR officials are urging boaters to keep safety first before heading out to have fun this summer. Children 12 and under should always…

Students Learn about Boating Safety

Watch out, there may be some new boaters on the water. A group of local students are on their way to getting licenses this week. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources teamed up with North Woolmarket Elementary and Middle School…