COVID-19

SEC suspends play through April 15th

As the Coronavirus continues to bring the sports world to a screeching halt, new information about COVID-19 is leading to even more suspensions and cancellations right here in our backyard. Today, the Southeastern Conference modified its original mandate to suspend…

Scarlet Pearl Casino taking safety measures amid Coronavirus

In light of the Coronavirus spreading throughout the United States, here on the Coast, the Scarlet Pearl Casino is taking precaution. With the Mississippi State Department of Health confirming more cases of the Coronavirus in Mississippi, the Scarlet Pearl isn’t…

Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break canceled

Another popular spring break event on the Gulf Coast has also announced its cancellation. Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break has decided to cancel their annual event set for April 2nd through the 5th. Everyone that purchased tickets for the event…

Pine Hill Festival canceled in Stone County

The Pine Hill Festival in Stone County has been canceled. The event was set for next weekend. Organizers hope they will be able to announce a rescheduled event this fall. The state has recommended that gatherings of more than 250…

Six cases of Coronavirus in Mississippi

Today, the Mississippi State Department of Health reports there are now six positive cases of Coronavirus in the state. The Mississippi State Department of Health says three more people have tested positive for Coronavirus, increasing the total to six. At…

Walt Disney World closing Monday due to Coronavirus

Walt Disney World is shutting its gates amid the Coronavirus outbreak. The greatest place on earth will be temporarily closed. Disney announced the closing of Disney world, Orlando Florida starting Monday, March 16th in an effort to stop the further…

Rapiscan Systems Classic canceled

Tournament officials and The PGA Tour announced the cancelation of the 2020 Rapiscan Systems Classic. It was scheduled to take place March 23rd through March 29th at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. The Rapiscan Systems Classic has been played every year…

The 'Lit AF Tour' hosted by Martin Lawrence Postpones

The LIT AF Tour, hosted by Martin Lawrence on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:30 PM at Biloxi’s Mississippi Coast Coliseum has been postponed. The show’s postponement is consistent with the joint global entertainment task force (AEG/Live Nation/Major Talent Agencies),…

Mississippi reports two more positive cases of coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. (WXXV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second and third presumptive positive cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 in Mississippi. Final verification will come from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One case…

Boston Marathon postponed until Sept. 14 amid coronavirus concerns

By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon organizers say they're postponing the prestigious race until Sept. 14 because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The Boston Athletic Association's decision comes as premier sporting events worldwide are…

Local business offering Coronavirus protection supplies

Local businesses in South Mississippi are doing their part to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Gulf Coast Business Furniture and Supply Company in Gulfport is selling items to local businesses and customers looking for supplies at this time.…

MEMA recommendations for supply kit

MEMA is assisting the Mississippi State Department of Health in its response to the Coronavirus. As with weather emergencies like hurricanes and tornadoes, MEMA is also prepared for health emergencies. They’re urging residents to prepare for COVID-19 as they would…