COVID-19

Local businesses stocking up during Coronavirus pandemic

Some local businesses have been hit hard while others are actually in a unique position to help supply South Mississippi’s demands. The essentials are rolling in here on a daily basis at Gulf Coast Business Furniture and Supply Company in…

Gun sales spike across the nation

Nationwide gun purchases are skyrocketing as the coronavirus continues to spread. As soon as they come in, store owners at High Caliber Guns in Long Beach say they are moving right off the shelf. “We saw gun sales starting about…

Coast schools offering free meals during closures

Below is a list of schools currently approved to serve meals during the unanticipated school closure event related to Coronavirus school closures. All children under 18 are eligible to receive meals at these sites, even if it is not their…

First day of casino shutdown on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Gaming floors and casino properties across the Coast are virtually empty now following the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s decision yesterday to shut down all gaming operations indefinitely. Today in Biloxi, the Hard Rock and Beau Rivage prominently displayed signs announcing their…

Local first responders in need of hand sanitizer

If you have been to any grocery stores in the past few days, you’ve probably noticed the shelves are empty on many essential items, including hand sanitizers and disinfectants. For local first responders these items are essential due to their…

Gun sales spike across the nation amid Coronavirus pandemic

Nationwide gun purchases are sky rocketing as the Coronavirus continues to spread. At High Caliber Guns in Long Beach, there were long lines of people purchasing fire arms and ammunition in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. This local gun shop…

Coronavirus cases confirmed on the Coast

Coronavirus cases have jumped in the state of Mississippi, rising to 21 on Tuesday, with cases reported in all three coastal counties, according to the state department of health. Two confirmed cases of the virus were announced this morning by…

Cinemas close nationwide, Disney postpones 'Black Widow'

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. movie theaters have closed nationwide due to the coronavirus pandemic. It's an unprecedented shutdown for nearly all of the country's 40,000-plus screens. The largest chains had tried to remain open even as Hollywood postponed its…

City of Moss Point declares State of Emergency

In the wake of the newly identified coronavirus, the City of Moss Point is taking precautionary measures to protect citizens, guests, and other stakeholders. Moss Point Mayor Mario King is encouraging everyone to use our online portal and telecommunication systems…

COVID-19 cases confirmed in the three coastal counties

The number of Coronavirus cases in Mississippi has climbed to 21 on Tuesday with cases reported in all three coastal counties, according to the State Department of Health. According to our media partner the Sun Herald, the numbers reported Tuesday…

Feeding kids during school closure

Many students in the Ocean Springs School District rely on their school lunches each day. With the recent school closures due to the Coronavirus, there are many families unsure of how they will feed their children lunch. This is why…