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Moss Point Board of Aldermen meeting

The Moss Point Board of Aldermen held its regularly scheduled meeting tonight and took no action on the motion to reinstate the mandated policies and take away 15 percent from the mayor’s salary. The policies were implemented last year. The…

Disagreements continue in Moss Point

It’s an issue Moss Point Board of Alderman and Mayor Mario King faced a lot in 2019, the proposed policy to implement mandates and cut the mayor’s pay by 15 percent. This year it’s a number one issue, still on…

Mayoral Monday with Moss Point Mayor Mario King

City policy and the handling of the mayor’s salary – just two topics touched on this morning during this week’s edition of Mayoral Monday with Moss Point Mayor Mario King. Check out the full interview from Monday morning’s live in…

Judge rules in favor of Moss Point Mayor Mario King

A Jackson County judge has ruled in favor of Moss Point Mayor Mario King’s restraining order against a city alderman. The mayor filed the temporary restraining order today against Alderman Sherwood Bradford. The injunction states that Bradford is ‘enjoined from…

Mayor King files appeal on veto

Today, Mayor Mario King packed another punch in the Moss Point city battle between the mayor’s office and the board of aldermen. Mayor King authored the nearly 20-page appeal himself that was submitted to the Circuit Court of Jackson County.…

Moss Point State of the City Address

Tonight, the highly anticipated State of the City Address kicked off for the City of Moss Point. There were several things on the table for discussion. Moss Point resident Willie Scott said, “I think communication is key to us resolving…

Mayor King presents veto at press conference

Moss Point Mayor Mario King has been under fire in recent weeks. Today, he fought back with a veto to an administrative policy change made by his board of aldermen. Five-hundred and sixty-four pages: that’s how long the veto is…

Mayor King presents veto at press conference

Today at a press conference, Moss Point Mayor Mario King presented a 564 page veto against a policy presented by an alderman on July 16th. That original policy presented by Alderman Sherwood Bradford would cut his pay if he doesn’t…

Moss Point Mayor Mario King facing lawsuit

The City of Moss Point remains in hot water, along with Mayor Mario King, after multiple allegations of discrimination and harassment surfaced. Mayor King stopped by our station today to ‘set the record straight.’ Eleven people, current and former Moss…

Moss Point Mayor Mario King facing lawsuit

Eleven people are suing Moss Point Mayor Mario King over claims of age discrimination and harassment. The lawsuit was filed July 2nd against Mayor King. Most of the plaintiffs are current or former Moss Point employees. They accuse King of…

Allegations against Moss Point Mayor Mario King

A Moss Point alderman has taken the first step toward filing a lawsuit against Moss Point Mayor Mario King. An attorney for Alderman Ennit Morris filed a tort claim in late December, claiming Mayor King assaulted and threatened him. Moss…

Tort claim filed against Moss Point Mayor Mario King

An alderman with the City of Moss Point has filed a half million dollar claim against Mayor Mario King, claiming he was threatened and assaulted during a meeting last month. The claim, filed by Alderman Ennit Morris, states that Mayor…

Domestic violence charge dismissed

No charges for Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife Natasha in a domestic violence case that surfaced months ago. The two showed up in court Thursday, both facing domestic violence charges and simple assault charges after an incident…

Mayor King address violent crime in Moss Point

Last night, there was another shooting in Moss Point, this time on Washington Drive. Police say a man showed up to Singing River Hospital with a gunshot wound overnight. He’s listed in stable condition. On the heels of the recent…

Latest on Moss Point mayor’s domestic violence case

Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife have yet to appear in court over a domestic violence case that surfaced months ago. Mayor King and his wife, Natasha King, are both facing domestic violence and simple assault charges after…

Moss Point mayor talks about school district

Last night Moss Point Mayor Mario King went live on Facebook during a board meeting. Towards the end, the district two school board election was brought up in which time the mayor cleared up some misconceptions. During the mayor’s live…

New Police Department

It's an early Christmas present for the Moss Point Police Department as they cut the ribbon on their new building! The new department is located right on Bellview Avenue, next door to the fire department. The facility is equipped with…

Moss Point residents concerned over rumors

There has been controversy in the City of Moss Point within the past 24 hours regarding last night’s city council meeting which went into executive session. A rumor surfaced as the meeting was in session of Mayor Mario King planning…

Moss Point mayor charged with domestic violence

News 25 has learned Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife are both facing domestic violence and simple assault charges after an incident at their home last Thursday. In the report we have obtained from the Jackson County Sheriff’s…

Moss Point mayor says he did not beat his wife

Moss Point Mayor Mario King says he did not beat his wife after domestic violence rumors sparked police involvement. Mayor King tells News 25 the claims started from a Facebook post by a Moss Point resident. He says the post…

Interview with Mario King

News 25’s Joe Sullivan and Shelby Myers interviews Mario King about the storm and safety for Hurricane Nate.