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Gulfport PD hosts Easter Egg Hunt

To get everyone into the Easter spirit, the Gulfport Police Department is hopping down to Jones Park to host an Easter celebration. News 25’s Rick Gogreve has more.

Moss Point celebrating Juneteenth Saturday

Across the Coast, there are many events on the calendar this weekend. The City of Moss Point is getting ready to host its largest Juneteenth celebration yet on Saturday, a unity march followed by a celebration of black culture in…

Countdown to Noon Celebration at Lynn Meadows

Some families kicked off 2020 a little early today at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport with a countdown to noon. While most adults wait to watch the ball drop at midnight, these kids got the party started early at…

5 stabbed at Hanukkah celebration in latest attack on Jews

A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America.

George Ohr Birthday Celebration

The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art celebrated one of its namesakes in style over the weekend. George Ohr’s 126nd birthday celebration featured free admission for attendees to tour and explore the museum. Also known as the ‘Mad Potter,’ Ohr was a…

Local woman celebrates 100th birthday

A South Mississippi resident celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend with her children and grandchildren. While her birthday is January 12th, on the 5th was the celebration of 100 years of life for Helen Elizabeth Goff. Helen is a…

Ten year homecoming celebration

West Harrison High School is hosting the 10 year homecoming celebration. The celebration takes place Friday, September 21st during halftime at Hurricane Stadium.

Celebrating July 4th on the beach

Locals and tourists were grillin’ and chillin’ on the beach today to celebrate Independence Day. Visitors from as far as San Antonio, Texas stopped by the beach in Biloxi to spend time with family. People were having a great time…

Ray Luke celebrates 30 years at WXXV

WXXV is celebrating not only a good employee, but a good friend. Chief Engineer Ray Luke reached his 30th year with WXXV-TV today. Everyone from the station gathered this afternoon for some good fun to honor the lifelong South Mississippi…

Ocean Springs Fireworks Celebration

Tonight, the City of Ocean Springs got a head start on Fourth of July celebrations. People of all ages covered front beach for the annual firework show. Some chose to watch the show from the shore while others were fortunate…

Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of statehood for Mississippi. The Coast is set to kick off the bicentennial celebration. Officials gathered at Centennial Plaza this afternoon to announce various events planned for March 31st through April 1st. The two day…

Bicentennial Celebration South April 1

Mississippi celebrates its 200th birthday this year and three major events are planned across the state one of them scheduled for April in Gulfport at Centennial Plaza. Today city leaders will lay out some of the plans for the celebration…

2017 Coastwide Celebration

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Lakeisha Cotten about the 2017 Coastwide Celebration Sunday, January 15th at 3 pm. For more information please visit mlkcoastwide.com

Veterans Day Celebration

A month of planning came to an end this morning as one local elementary school honored local veterans. Dozens of veterans and active duty military members came out to Harper McCaughan Elementary School for their Veterans Day Program. About 15…

Popp's Ferry Elementary Easter Celebration

The Easter Bunny hopped to Popp’s Ferry Elementary this morning for the school’s annual Easter breakfast. Families and friends joined the students for a brightly colored breakfast and hugs from special guests. Kids collected prizes inside Easter eggs and also…