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Fourth of July Firework Safety

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. What better way to commemorate the holiday than by popping fireworks? Although when handling fireworks, safety needs to be top priority. The…

Veterans with PTSD and fireworks

While many across South Mississippi are preparing for a week of festivities ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, some Coast residents may associate this time more with stress than fun.…

Firework sales boom in Gulfport

Fireworks lit up the night sky in many areas on the Coast last night. To celebrate the end of a year unlike any other, News 25 caught up with one vendor to see how sales shaped up…

Firework safety tips

If you plan on ringing in the new year with a bang by setting off fireworks here are a few tips to keep in mind to keep everyone safe. Biloxi Fire Department Deputy Chief Caleb Hudson tells…

Firework sales during COVID-19

Many firework stands across the Gulf Coast have had a tough time getting fireworks in time for the new year due to the coronavirus. Local firework businesses are not letting that affect them. Although firework sales are…

Keep pets safe during NYE fireworks

Fireworks are fun and colorful for us, but the loud sounds scare our fur babies. The Humane Society of South Mississippi shares some tips and tricks to keep your pet calm while celebrating the new year with…

Overlooked effects of fireworks on veterans

While ringing in the new year with fireworks can be a form of celebration for some, it can be a trigger for veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder. Fireworks going off on New Year’s Eve is a…

Firework sales ahead of the new year

We’ve finally reached the end of 2020! With New Years approaching, firework stands are beginning to pop up all around the Coast. In Long Beach, Crazy Carl’s Fireworks is preparing for the end-of-the-year celebration. Crazy Carl’s Fireworks…

PTSD and fireworks for vets on the Coast

The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the independence of our nation, a group of people that have fought for this country may associate stress more than fun with the holiday. Some veterans experience Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder triggered…