Long Beach

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%…

Ochsner Family Medicine Clinic opened in Long Beach

An Ochsner Family Medicine Clinic located in Long Beach opened on July 13th, but made it official with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new $1.6 million health center is open and located at 111 North Cleveland Avenue in Long…

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…

Planting sea oats along Highway 90

A wave of new growth in Long Beach today as crews began planting more sea oats along Highway 90. Funding for the $200,000 project was awarded back in September 2019 by then-Governor Phil Bryant through phase two of the Gulf…

Long Beach honors spring athletes

Over at Long Beach High School, a special senior send off for 21 spring athletes who lost their senior seasons due to COVID-19. Over a two night period, the Bearcat family hit the road to honor those soon-to-be graduates with…

City of Long Beach lifting curfew Thursday

Long Beach residents will soon be able to move around without a curfew. Mayor George Bass issued the new orders today, stating the city-wide curfew instituted in the Emergency Proclamation of Executive Order issued on March 31st shall be lifted…

House fire in Long Beach

A Long Beach family escaped a house fire this afternoon, but their home is heavily damaged. The fire broke out just before 2 p.m. this afternoon on Ray Road in Long Beach. Firefighters were on the scene soon after and…

Long Beach to honor class of 2020

Also today, Long Beach announced their plans to honor the class of 2020 in light of the recently canceled spring seasons across the state. Beginning Monday, April 20th, at 8:20 p.m., that 20:20 military time, the football stadium lights will…

High School Baseball: Long Beach vs. Hancock

Early season high school baseball scores don’t always tell the whole story, but they can at least paint an interesting picture. On the one hand, 5-1 Long Beach has yet to play a game decided by less than three runs…