Labor Day

The History of Labor Day

As we enjoy Labor Day, let’s not forget the true reason behind the holiday. During the Industrial Revolution, many Americans worked for as long as 12 hours a day and as…

9/6 - Rob Knight's "Labor Day" Morning Forecast

The upper level high-pressure centered along the northern Gulf Coast will continue to move south and weaken. An upper level trough digging across the Mississippi Valley and an associated surface cold front will drop southeast into the forecast area. Showers/T-Storms along…

MDOT Labor Day safety tips

MDOT is reminding drivers to stay safe on the roads this Labor Day Weekend. An increase in traffic for holiday travel makes Labor Day Weekend one of the busiest on the…

MGC Kennel Club plans dog show Labor Day Weekend

The 10th Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Biloxi Beach Classic Dog Show, hosted by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Kennel Club of Gulfport, will be held beginning  Sept. .3-5 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Convention Center in Biloxi. Judging will begin each…

Gas prices lower than national average in Mississippi

Gas prices in Mississippi are lower than the national average by 34 cents on this Labor Day. A three day weekend with no school and no work for some, lower gas prices are just one more thing to celebrate on…

Labor Day on the Coast

In honor of the federal holiday that is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, many spend Labor Day relaxing and that includes Coast residents. Because the holiday is always…

Stay safe from COVID-19 on Labor Day

Although Labor Day is traditionally a time to celebrate the end of summer, this year the holiday raises extra concern of health and safety in regards to the potential spread of COVID. The Mississippi Gulf Coast experienced a bump in…

2019 Labor Day Blitz

During the Labor Day holiday, the Biloxi Police Department was out making sure everyone was having a safe and fun weekend. In that time span, there were no major issues in the city. According to Officer Jason Cummings, with 228…

Thousands line up for free sandwiches at The Shed

The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint is celebrating Labor Day by giving back to the customers. Today, thousands of people have lined up to get a free pork sandwich from The Shed in Ocean Springs. This is a part of…

Tourists enjoy Labor Day on the Coast

Labor Day is the holiday signifying the end of summer. Over in Biloxi, summer travelers were still out enjoying some morning fun in the sun. News 25 spoke with multiple tourists who say they love coming to the Coast for…