Memorial Day Weekend

2022 Memorial Day Weekend boating statistics

Almost 500 boating-related citations were issued by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Conservation Officers during the Memorial Day Weekend, an enforcement period that began Saturday, May 28, and concluded Monday, May 30, at midnight. The citations included: 52…

Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Safety Enforcement

This year’s Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Safety Enforcement will take place Friday, May 27, 2022, through Monday, May 30th. Starting today, and this holiday weekend, local law enforcement agencies will be out in force looking for impaired drivers and those…

Statewide travel incidents over Memorial Day Weekend

Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the numbers from statewide totals during the Memorial Day Weekend. Those numbers include: 6,511 citations issued 157 collisions. Of those collisions, 10 were DUI related Two fatal collisions 153 DUI arrests Troop K in Biloxi…

A ‘Socially Distant’ Memorial Day Weekend

Over the long Memorial Day Weekend, thousands of people flocked to the beach and water to enjoy a little time in the sun. The Gulfport Police Department tells News 25 they had a busy weekend, but there were no additional…

Gas prices are up but still cheaper than usual

Gas prices are ticking up, but not enough to cause much pain at the pump. AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular is $1.96. That’s about nine cents more than a week ago. But the association says…

Practice grilling safety over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is here and for many people this might be the first time in months they have the chance to gather in small groups with friends or family. So, while you are grilling, make sure you pay close…

Staying safe on the roads while traveling for Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, but while you are celebrating it is important to make sure you are being safe. Last year, more than 43 million Americans traveled during Memorial Day Weekend.  While travel is expected to be…