COVID-19

Diocese of Biloxi cancels public masses

As the number of Coronavirus cases continues to grow, the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi is altering its operations. Starting today, the Diocese has temporarily canceled public masses and has granted local Catholics a dispensation from the obligation of attending mass.…

Local EMS working on the front lines of COVID-19

While many local residents are spending their days at home, our local EMS employees continue to serve their communities. Paramedics, firefighters, and police officers are among the workers on the front lines of the Coronavirus outbreak responding to general illness…

COVID-19 on the Coast

With more and more Coronavirus cases popping up in South Mississippi, many people are left wondering what’s next? News 25’s Kristen Anzuini spoke with an infectious disease specialist today to learn more about this novel virus. “Well, we are seeing…

One person hospitalized on the Mississippi Coast for COVID-19

BILOXI, Miss. (WXXV) — One person with COVID-19 has been hospitalized on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Merit Health, working with the Mississippi State Department of Health, report test results confirmed one patient has coronavirus. That patient has since been moved…

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…