COVID-19

Coast Foods filling personal orders for residents

In an effort to combat the effects of the Coronavirus, a Coast business is helping out in a major way. “We’ve got a bunch of food right here. So, we decided to open up to the public and this is…

NCTC student tests positive for COVID-19

A trainee sailor with the Naval Construction Training Center at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing evaluation and treatment. The service member is currently enrolled in the Construction Inspector course at NCTC…

The MS Coast Coliseum closed until April 15th

Due to the spreading coronavirus outbreak and for the safety of the staff and guests, effective immediately the MS Coast Coliseum is closing until April 15th. After this date, Coliseum officials will assess the situation and a decision will be…

Local hair salons are being impacted by Coronavirus

As businesses modify working arrangements or close down temporarily, how are those in the salon and hair business coping? For Salon Bella co-owners Misty McKenna and Janice Owens making the decision to close indefinitely was a tough, but appropriate decision,…

Jackson County beaches remain open

In Jackson County, there are currently no restrictions or plans to close down beaches at this time. County Administrator Brian Fulton says officials monitored the beaches over the weekend and observed only small and more socially isolated crowds. Any future…

Harrison County Board of Supervisors meet; No curfew for now

South Mississippi leaders are keeping a close eye on the Coronavirus threat and latest developments. News 25’s Toni Miles takes us to this morning’s meetings by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors. Local mayors weighed in on curfews and the…

Local business makes protective masks

With seemingly every industry affected by COVID-19, one marine upholstery shop on the Coast has temporarily shifted gears to provide protection to those helping others during this time. With protective equipment at a premium during this Coronavirus outbreak, one Harrison…

Southern Miss senior reacts to postponed graduation ceremony

With many places practicing social distancing, several events and activities are canceled or postponed, including the University of Southern Mississippi’s graduation ceremony. “I was hurt. I was disappointed because I felt like I had worked my way up twenty plus…