Hurricane Zeta

Update on debris removal in the City of Biloxi

The City of Biloxi continues with clean up efforts regarding debris caused by Hurricane Zeta. So far, the city has removed 120 cubic yards of an estimated 200 cubic yards of debris. They’re on track to have…

Hurricane Zeta debris removal begins in Diamondhead

Debris removal has started in the City of Diamondhead on Monday, November 30, 2020. Holiday Construction was awarded the contract by the City Council last week to remove all debris from the city right of way. In addition, the city…

Update on Hurricane Zeta debris removal in Jackson County

Jackson County’s debris removal contractor has 17 trucks currently working in neighborhoods throughout the County.  They intend to add additional trucks after Thanksgiving to get the rest of the Hurricane Zeta debris picked up as soon as possible. To make…

Update: Vet gets fallen tree off home with help

We have a happy update on a story that aired on WXXV last Monday. The fallen tree on disabled vet and Gulfport resident Brian McDowell’s home has been removed. During Zeta, a tree fell on McDowell’s mobile…

All beaches are now open in Harrison County

The Harrison County Sand Beach Department has completed all beach debris cleanup from Hurricane Zeta. All beaches in Harrison County are open. Harrison County Sand Beach is working on replacing stairs, benches and signage. Please use caution when going from…

Gulfport resident still awaits help for Zeta damage

Gulfport residents are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta including disabled vet Brian McDowell. During Zeta, a tree fell on McDowell’s mobile home and cracked the roof on his and his wife’s bedroom. McDowell says…

Rebuilding post Hurricane Zeta

One of the most cherished parks in the City of Gulfport was heavily damaged during Hurricane Zeta. Jones Park is currently closed as repairs are underway. You might be wondering what will happen to the park’s newest…

Climb CDC hosting community cleanup Saturday

South Mississippi continues to put on cleanup efforts to restore the community after the effects of Hurricane Zeta. Climb CDC is a prime example as they’re hosting a community united cleanup event tomorrow from 9 a.m. to…

Davis Bayou area reopens following Hurricane Zeta

Gulf Islands National Seashore has completed storm damage assessments and debris cleanup in the Davis Bayou Area and the area will reopen on Saturday under normal operating hours. The Davis Bayou campground will reopen at 10 a.m.  Reservations will be…

Zeta debris cleanup continues in Biloxi

The City of Biloxi began removing Hurricane Zeta debris from the curbside of homes just over a week ago and the debris pick up process continues. Debris teams have been on Biloxi streets for eight days now.…

Zeta damage repairs continue at Beauvoir

Hurricane Zeta caused damage all across the Coast, ripping away the entrance to Beauvoir. It’s one of the most well-known historical landmarks on the Coast and you can see the fence in disarray as you drive along…

Curbside debris removal in Gulfport

Zeta debris removal continues throughout South Mississippi. Since soon after Zeta, Gulfport residents have had the option of taking their vegetative debris to a drop-off site located at the intersection of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street. That…

Gulfport Fire Department offers disaster relief

Today, dozens of people lined up at the Gulfport Premium Outlets for disaster relief thanks to the Gulfport Fire Department. Gulfport resident Lena Smith came to Gulfport Premium Outlets in need of a tarp for roof protection…

Comeback Coolers went on first local mission

The local nonprofit Comeback Coolers, like the Coast, has had a very active hurricane season. They’re based out of Ocean Springs and are committed to bringing relief to hurricane survivors in the form of coolers filled with…

Hurricane Zeta Preliminary Damage Reports Update #5

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to work with our local county EMA directors to assess the damage. At this time, counties are reporting a total of 32,071 homes damaged or affected by Hurricane Zeta. MEMA…