government shutdown

Local sixth grader starts food drive

The recent government shutdown prompted one local student to take action. Na’Sir Goodwin, a sixth grader at D’Iberville Middle School, started a nonperishable food drive. He wanted to help out so he wrote a letter to his school’s principal asking…

Helping others during tough times

The government has been shut down now for 33 days. There’s a lot of stress surrounding federal workers who are now assured of missing a second paycheck. One local shop owner is working to brighten everyone’s day. Inside of a…

CABLE ONE HELPING FAMILIES IMPACTED BY SHUTDOWN

Good news for Cable One customers who are being affected by the government shutdown, assistance may be here for you. If you are a government employee, Cable One wants to help ease the financial burden. They are offering account support…

HARRISON COUNTY SCHOOLS HELP FAMILIES AFFECTED BY SHUTDOWN

Attention government employees! With the government shutdown going into its 32nd day many of you may be finding finances a bit tight. The Harrison County School District is notifying parents there may be a little bit of room to breathe…

Furlough Friday at Mockingbird Café in Bay St. Louis

Many locals on the Coast are still feeling the effects of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. To help make this time a little bit easier, many local businesses around the Coast are trying to help. The Mockingbird Café…

Giving back to the U.S. Coast Guard

On Monday, News 25 told you about a local man who had a goal to feed members of the U.S. Coast Guard during the government shutdown. News 25’s Kristen Anzuini has an update. Locals saw it as a call to…

Helping the U.S. Coast Guard

Right now we are in the midst of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and thousands of U.S. Coast guard members are preparing to miss their first paycheck today. To make this time without pay a little bit easier,…

Government shut down affecting local breweries

As the government shutdown continues, it’s not just federal workers who are affected. The shutdown is restricting local breweries and what they can put to market. For the folks at Lazy Magnolia Brewery, the government shutdown is causing problems. For…

Government shutdown affects local reality

The government shutdown is having an impact on the real estate market. The time it takes to close a sale usually takes anywhere from 30 to 45 days, however, the shutdown can cause that amount of time to lengthen. For…

Keesler Federal Credit Union offers provisional credit

Because of the government shutdown, Keesler Federal Credit Union is prepared to provide provisional credit to federal employees who will not be paid due to the shutdown.  This credit will be for members who have federal payroll direct deposit established…

Government shutdown: how it will affect tax returns

As tax season approaches, the government shutdown can also affect returns. If the shutdown continues through late January, tax refunds could be delayed as well. According to Businessinsider.com, the IRS is currently operating on about 12 percent of its employees.…

Keesler Federal Credit Union offers provisional credit

The government shutdown isn’t just having an effect on the national level, but it’s also affecting a few things here on the Coast. Keesler Federal Credit Union has ensured that their members will still get paid during the shutdown.  According…

Congressman Palazzo weighs in on shutdown

What does the recent government shutdown mean for members of the military in South Mississippi and their families? News 25 spoke to U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo in Washington today to learn more. “The people that actually trained this weekend, it…