Mayor

Incumbent Mike Smith wins Waveland mayoral election

The results are in for the Waveland mayoral election. Incumbent Mike Smith is re-elected as the Waveland mayor. He led the race with 738 votes. Jay Trapani had 472 votes and Tommy Longo won 99 votes. Mayor Smith tells News…

Biloxi mayor surveys damage

Biloxi Mayor Andrew 'FoFo' Gilich surveyed the damage from Hurricane Nate Sunday morning. Mayor Gilich spoke with Biloxi law enforcement about the efforts from first responders, plus the cooperation from Biloxi residents staying inside during the curfew hours. Mayor Gilich…

Inauguration Ceremonies in South Mississippi

They campaigned, you voted and today four cities along the Coast host inauguration ceremonies for elected officials. Familiar face Billy Hewes swears in for his second full term as mayor of Gulfport. No surprise there as he ran unopposed in…

Inauguration Ceremonies

News 25's Laurene Callander tells us more about the Inauguration Ceremonies for the new Mayors happening around the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Interview with Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich about the challenges and changes that are going to happen in Biloxi. If you would like to join FoFo Gilich's Inauguration it will be held Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30 pm…

Ocean Springs Mayor Elect shares plans for city

Ocean Springs Mayor Elect Shea Dobson says the overall culture of Ocean Springs is going to be drastically changed. Today, Dobson stopped by WXXV to explain the plans he has for the city. He says there’s several new faces with…

Pascagoula Mayor Elect lays out plans for city

Pascagoula Mayor Elect Dane Maxwell says his close relationship with President Donald Trump and Lt. Governor Tate Reeves is why he’ll lead the city in the right direction. Maxwell tells News 25 he wants to run Pascagoula like a business,…

Tommy Schaefer re-elected as Diamondhead mayor

If there’s any scenario that proves every vote counts, it’s the City of Diamondhead’s mayoral race. Incumbent Mayor Tommy Schaefer took the seat once again by just three votes. Last night’s final tally came up as a one vote difference…

Favre Rejects Fillingame's Debate Offer

Earlier this week, Bay St. Louis voters decided it would take a runoff to decide who would be their next mayor. Shortly after the final vote was counted, incumbent Mayor Les Fillingame challenged Mike Favre to a debate. Favre's response?…

George Bass in as new mayor in Long Beach

One Coast city has decided on a new mayor tonight. Five candidates, all Republican, went head to head for Long Beach Mayor Billy Skellie’s seat. News 25’s Kristen Durand joins us from Long Beach City Hall. Retired Fire Chief George…

D’Iberville mayor unopposed

In D’Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave was unopposed this year. He will remain the mayor of D’Iberville for at least the next four years.

Gulfport mayor unopposed

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes was unopposed in his bid for a second term. Hewes will remain the mayor of Mississippi’s second largest city for at least the next four years.

Last chance to hear from all municipal candidates

Tonight,both incumbent Mayor Moran and her challenger Shea Dobson will be joined by others running for municipal offices. If you're an Ocean Springs resident, tonight will be your last chance to hear from all of the candidates at one time,…

Mayoral Candidate Still In The Race After Arrest

The Moss Point mayoral candidate who police arrested Thursday is still in the running for mayor. According to Moss Point Police, Timothy Dubose went to jail after he was pulled over for a minor traffic violation. Authorities say Dubose is…

Breakfast With The Mayor Pass Christian

Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott addressed a small crowd this morning over coffee and eggs during breakfast with the mayor. Mayor McDermott talked about the hotel growth in the city..with the hotel whiskey up and running...plus hotel Pass Christian which…

BILOXI CITY COUNCIL MEETS AT 2:30

The Biloxi Council has pushed back their meeting until 2:30 this afternoon so members can attend Mayor Guice's Funeral. At this afternoon's meeting, Mayor Gilich will ask council members to approve a measure to engage south Mississippi planning and development…

Mayoral Candidate Forum

Pascagoula residents, if you're not familiar the you city's Mayoral Candidates, then there’s a chance tonight for you to meet them. Current Mayor Jim Blevins announced a little over a month ago that after four years, he would not be…

Long Beach mayoral candidate holds meet and greet

Mayor Billy Skelly is not running for re-election in the City of Long Beach. Tonight, one of the men looking to replace him in office held a meet and greet. Gary Ponthieux has lived in Long Beach for 30 years.…

Biloxi Mayor Could Run Unopposed

For now it looks like current Biloxi Mayor Andrew "Fo Fo" Gilich will be running unopposed for mayor this summer. Today at 5 pm is the deadline for anyone looking to qualify to run for mayor and as of right…

Mario King announces mayor campaign for Moss Point

Another person enters the 2017 race for Moss Point mayor, hoping to revamp the River City and improve it's reputation. Twenty-nine year-old Moss Point native Mario King officially launched his campaign this afternoon at Trend Setters barber shop on Main…