Fourth of July

Beating the heat at the beach

With July 4th just around the corner, tourists and locals will be making their way down to the beach to celebrate Independence Day and cool off. Fourth of July on the Coast means barbecues, fireworks, tourists, and this year, sweltering…

Celebrate Fourth of July in Pascagoula in-person or online

As with almost everything in 2020, Fourth of July fireworks might look a bit different this year. In Pascagoula, they are providing multiple ways for their residents to watch the shows. Main Street Pascagoula will be hosting their annual Independence…

Fourth of July fireworks around the Coast

Many people across the country are getting ready to celebrate their biggest Fourth of July holiday yet to ease some 2020 stress. Here on the Coast there are still ways to do so despite coronavirus concerns. Starting Friday, July 3rd…

Lost pets after the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July has come and gone and Coast animal shelters are seeing their intake numbers rise today. Some pets end up lost after experiencing the firework shows. The Humane Society of South Mississippi in Gulfport has already had…

Star-Spangled Cleanup

With the Fourth of July finally wrapped up, Mississippi Coastal Cleanup is making it a point to help clean our beaches. For the third year in a row, the Star-Spangled Cleanup is helping tidy up the beaches of Harrison and…

Fifth annual Vettes for Vets Parade

A local car club decided to celebrate our nation’s birthday with some veterans! Gulfport is home to the only Armed Forces Retirement Home outside of Washington, D.C. and the Gulfport Corvette Club brought a Fourth of July celebration right to…

Last minute firework sales

While Fourth of July festivities are just getting underway, people are making last minute preparations to celebrate in style. Firework tents and businesses across the Coast have kicked into high gear over the past few weeks in preparation for the…

D'Iberville Fourth of July traffic safety enforcement

This year’s 4th of July Holiday Traffic Safety Enforcement will take place July 4, 2019, through Sunday July 7th. Starting today and this holiday weekend local law enforcement agencies will crack down on motorist who aren’t wearing their seat belts…

Fourth of July sales at Gulfport Premium Outlets

After you have had enough barbecue and before you decide to check out the fireworks go catch a deal or two at the Gulfport Premiere Outlet Mall. The possibilities are endless. Vera Bradley’s entire store is 70 percent off. Take…

Annual Beach Firework Celebration in Ocean Springs

It is Fourth of July eve and that means the fireworks are already starting to fly. Some coastal communities are starting the celebration early. News 25’s Victoria Bailey is in Ocean Springs with more.

Fourth of July celebration in Ocean Springs

If you want to get a head start on your Independence Day celebration, Ocean Springs is the place to be! The city’s annual fireworks display takes place tonight at 8:45. Fireworks will be launched from a barge in the water…

Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Biloxi

With the Fourth of July approaching, the City of Biloxi is preparing for their annual fireworks display. The decades-long tradition will get started on Thursday around 9 p.m. from a barge inside Deer Island. Hosted by the City of Biloxi…

Fireworks and PTSD: Being Cautious to Veterans

Fireworks play a huge role in the Fourth of July festivities in South Mississippi. However, for some of our veterans on the Coast, fireworks can take a toll. The loud booming sounds can trigger those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder…

Fireworks on the beach

Cities along the Coast will be lighting the night sky come Thursday to celebrate the Fourth of July. Plenty of people take the holiday to light up a few themselves. Harrison County allows fireworks on their beaches, there are a…

Fourth of July celebration in Ocean Springs

If you’re looking for a place to celebrate Independence Day, Ocean Springs is the place to be. The city’s annual fireworks display takes place Wednesday, July 3rd. Fireworks will be launched from a barge in the water near Fort Maurepas…

Staying safe on the water

We are just days away from the Fourth of July. Many people who live on the Coast are planning to spend their holiday out on the water, but while you are having fun, it’s important that you stay safe. In…

Fireworks around the Coast

Here is a schedule of all the firework shows around the Coast this week! Wednesday, July 3rd: Ocean Springs: Fireworks and fun at Fort Maurepas Park and Front Beach. DJ will begin playing at 6 p.m. and fireworks start at…

Mom to Mom: Fourth of July

Today on Mom to Mom, we’ve got a beautiful Fourth of July recipe that the kiddos can get involved in as well. Peel the shrimp, leaving the tails onto presentation. Remove the husk and silk from the corn cobs, and…

Fourth of July fire safety

You can almost smell the grilled hot dogs and fireworks as we are getting very close to the Fourth of July. So, as we approach our nation’s birthday, fire safety should also be on our minds. Gulfport Fire Department says…

Beach preps for Fourth of July

Harrison County is gearing up for the extended Fourth of July weekend, keeping the beach in top form for the fireworks and fun. Crews will be out as early as 5 a.m., working all four days, Thursday through Sunday, picking…