Harrison County Board of Supervisors

Voicing concerns over loss of CASA advocates in Harrison County

Some concerned parents with cases currently being handled in Harrison County’s Youth Court turned out for this morning’s Harrison County Board of Supervisors meeting in Gulfport along with some workers and volunteers with CASA. Since 2011, CASA has served in…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

We are five days into the month of October, but each day in America, every 18 seconds, a domestic violence incident unfolds. That is just one reason why the Harrison County Board of Supervisors made an official proclamation designating October…

Celebrating senior citizens in Harrison County

Each May, the Harrison County Board of Supervisors and the Harrison County Resources Agency celebrate ‘Older Americans Month,’ but the COVID-19 threat has put restrictions on many events planned for this month-long celebration. The parking lot of the Frances Fredericks…

Harrison County Board of Supervisors meet; No curfew for now

South Mississippi leaders are keeping a close eye on the Coronavirus threat and latest developments. News 25’s Toni Miles takes us to this morning’s meetings by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors. Local mayors weighed in on curfews and the…

Harrison County Board of Supervisors meeting

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors met this morning with plenty on the agenda. Most recently, they put forth their support for the Mississippi Sound Protection Act, which was a topic at the meeting. This protection act would ensure that…

Fresh face for the Harrison County Board of Supervisors

A new supervisor for Harrison County took her oath today for District 2. Rebecca Powers has been on the Coast since 1996 and says her long time residence on the Coast is what gave her the incentive to run. She…

Harrison County installs GPS technology in vehicle fleet

Harrison County’s vehicle fleet is receiving a technology upgrade. The Harrison County Board of Supervisors approved the installation of GPS systems in the county’s fleet of vehicles and equipment. With a total of more than 200 units, the vehicle installation…

Mental health services to stay on the Coast

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution that will ensure Gulf Coast Mental Health Center continues services in Harrison County. The county has agreed to ask the four-commissioner board that oversees GCMG to ask the Mississippi Department…

Gulfport Courthouse provides new toys for children in court

Appearing in court can be a stressful experience, especially for children, but two members of the Harrison County Board of Supervisors want to ensure the experience children have with the Harrison County Court System is a pleasant one. News 25…

Harrison County Board talks budget plans

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors held a meeting today with members of the public to discuss budget plans for next year. The budget includes all of the departments in Harrison County. Each department discussed what their needs were and…

Harrison County prepares for Nate

A special meeting was called by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors on the status of Tropical Storm Nate. News 25’s Tanner Stewart joins us from Gulfport with the latest details.