Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael Relief Fish Fry

The smell of tasty fish filled the air of Howard Avenue today where the Biloxi Fire Department held a fish fry benefitting Hurricane Michael relief efforts. They held the fish fry at the Biloxi Fire Museum. These first responders recently…

First Responders Aid Team deploys to Florida

Margaritaville in Biloxi is asking Coast residents for hurricane relief donations. Tunnel to Towers Foundation in Biloxi has partnered with Margaritaville and the Krewe of Neptune to form the First Responders Mutual Aid Team. The team will collect donations until…

City of Pascagoula adopts Mexico Beach as sister city

During last night’s city council meeting in Pascagoula, the council and the mayor voted unanimously to make Mexico Beach, Florida a sister city. Today, the city launched a community-wide cash gift card donation initiative in conjunction with the fundraising efforts…

Feeding first responders and storm victims

As the Florida panhandle continues cleanup from Hurricane Michael, a local group is heading east to help feed those in the hardest hit areas. Tim Wold will be heading to Port St. Joe, just southeast of Panama City tomorrow morning.…

Hurricane Michael recovery

“Operation Relief” left this morning for Florida to do what they can. The group’s leader, Brandon Necaise, tells News 25 right now they are only letting residents back into Mexico City, but Operation Relief is still heading down there with…

One Coast Hurricane Relief

Donation areas for Hurricane Michael victims continue to pop up along the Coast. This morning Harrison County officials and leaders came together to announce “One Coast Hurricane Relief.” Harrison County has joined forces to lend a helping hand to our…

Donations for Hurricane Michael victims

The devastation suffered by communities from Hurricane Michael is well known to South Mississippi. That’s why residents and groups across the Coast continue to organize donation drop off spots to support those in need. Lemoyne Boulevard Baptist Church in Biloxi…

Mississippi Power restoration efforts in Panama City

Mississippi Power’s one hundred person storm team continues to support sister utility Gulf Power’s restoration effort in Panama City following Hurricane Michael’s landfall. The crew started working on Thursday and so far they’ve replaced more than one hundred electricity poles…

Coast Electric assisting with power restoration

Coast Electric is sending 21 local employees to the Emerald Coast region of the Florida panhandle to assist with power restoration. Of the people who departed, 18 of them are lineman, two are vehicle maintenance personnel, and one is an…

Donations for storm victims

As the images are coming in from Florida and Georgia, it’s clear they need help. South Mississippi residents, like those at Brandon’s ATVs in Pass Christian, are already making plans to help with long term recovery. Brandon’s ATVs have partnered…

Governor Scott on destruction in Florida

Governor Rick Scott spoke to members of the press after a briefing from authorities around the state and FEMA. The governor says parts of the state have damage that is unimaginable. Governor Scott says he knows people want to get…

Hotel accommodations for Hurricane Michael evacuees

Hotels along the Mississippi Gulf Coast are filling up fast with evacuees from Hurricane Michael. It’s something people on the Coast are very familiar with when it comes to hurricane season: packing what you can and praying all is well…

Collecting supplies ahead of Hurricane Michael

If you’re looking for a way to donate to relief efforts in Florida, the City of Long Beach is already taking up donations. They are collecting water, Gatorade, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, five gallon buckets, gift cards, and Advil or…

Hotel accommodations for Hurricane Michael evacuees

Hotels along the Mississippi Gulf Coast are filling up fast with evacuees from Hurricane Michael. The evacuees seem to be in good spirits as hotel rates are fair. Some are even waiving pet fees to accommodate those with pets. Executive…

Governor Scott: Michael is “worst storm in a century”

Hurricane Michael made landfall with 155 miles an hour winds. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Michael is “potentially catastrophic.” Trees are swaying in the heavy rain and winds and high flood waters fill the streets in Panama City Beach.…

Donations for storm victims

Michael is barreling into Florida and residents in South Mississippi are already gearing up to come to the aid of those in need, but also to dogs in need. The Dawg House of Mississippi announced they will start taking donations…

FEMA on Hurricane Michael

As Hurricane Michael bears down on Florida’s Gulf Coast, officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency are warning those in its path to take the storm seriously. Michael is now a category 4 storm with winds of 145 miles per…