Long Beach

USM names new vice president of operations on the Coast

The University of Southern Mississippi has Dr. Shannon Campbell as the Senior Associate Vice President for Coastal Operations and will lead strategic planning and economic development to position USM’s coastal teaching and research sites in Long Beach, Gulfport, Ocean Springs…

Impacts in Long Beach

This is a look at the city of Long Beach just a few hours ago. You can see the water was already coming up into pavilions and parking lots along with the wind picking up speed. The…

Cities set curfews for ahead of Zeta landfall

Cities in South Mississippi are declaring curfews as an added safety precaution ahead of Hurricane Zeta's landfall tonight. "In anticipation of Hurricane Zeta's landfall, the City of Gulfport has issued a curfew. Residents are asked to be off the roadways…

Long Beach vs Gautier game canceled due to COVID

The Long Beach School District announced Friday that the game between the Bearcats and the Gautier Gators has been canceled. Superintendent Dr. Jay Smith said in a press release that they are following the state Department of Health and MHSAA…

Kiwanis Club provided free meals to first responders

Harrison County First Responders and healthcare workers were treated to breakfast and lunch at the Long Beach Senior Citizens Activity Center this weekend. The Gulf Coast Kiwanis Club took part in sponsoring the event which was a pancake break and…

High School Football: Long Beach vs. St. Stanislaus

1-1 Long Beach hosting 2-0 St. Stanislaus. Rock-a-Chaws looking for their eighth win in a row over the Bearcats. St. Stanislaus-14 Long Beach-6 Here is a look at other scores around the Coast Hancock-27 Northeast Lauderdale-9 Picayune-31 Poplarville-21 St. Patrick-40…

Water rising in Long Beach

Long Beach is also starting to feel the effects of Hurricane Sally. Waves are starting to crash over onto the roads, creating standing water. Due to the already high tide, water is rising along Highway 90. Harrison County remains under…

School closures ahead of possible severe weather

Some schools in South Mississippi are closing due to possible severe weather headed our way. The Hancock County School District is closing schools tomorrow, August 24th. This will also include distance learners. The Gulfport School District will run a 60%…

Post-storm damage at Long Beach Harbor

The City of Long Beach was one of the hardest hit areas in Harrison County during Cristobal. The Long Beach Harbor took some significant damage. It’s been a hectic weekend at the Long Beach Harbor, just ask Harbor Master William…