Memorial Day

Cleaning up the beaches after Memorial Day

As residents and Coast visitors flocked to the beaches for the three day weekend, Harrison County Sand Beach Authority was out in full force Saturday, Sunday, and Memorial Day Monday to help keep beaches clean. Today, crews were out once…

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…

Families spend Memorial Day at Biloxi Beach

As people return to the Coast this Memorial Day Weekend, families and beachgoers are talking about their Memorial Day Weekend fun. Plenty of patriotism was seen in the form of red, white, and blue swim trunks today on Biloxi beaches.…

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

Many fired up the grills and enjoyed time with friends or family to recognize Memorial Day. Today, News 25’s Victoria Bailey spent the day talking to former service members about the importance of keeping the meaning of Memorial Day in…

Local veteran creates Memorial Day display

This Memorial Day, some local residents have taken to creating yard displays as a way of honoring the fallen. As an Air Force veteran of nearly 27 years, Ron Southern recognizes the sacrifices made by many of his fellow service-members.…

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…

"Flags In" to honor fallen military at Arlington

Every Memorial Day, people all over the country honor the men and woman who lost their lives in the line of service. And every year part of that tribute begins at Arlington National Cemetery. This is called 'Flags-In'. Things are…

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…

Biloxi National Cemetery Cleanup

Hundreds of volunteers flooded the Biloxi National Cemetery early this morning to collect flags placed on graves for Memorial Day. More than 20,000 flags needed to be picked up, giving our community yet another opportunity to honor our fallen heroes.…

A Gulf Coast Memorial Day

The Gulf Coast is covered with people from all over. Memorial Day is a time to remember those who fought and died for our freedom, but also a time to celebrate service members’ life and legacy. Many people hit the…

Honoring family on Memorial Day

For widows like Mrs. Sarah Primus Memorial Day is always spent with her husband. Gunnery Sergeant Roscoe Primus served his country in the Marine Corps during World War II, the Korean War, and in Vietnam. He retired from the service…

Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice

They all give some, but some give all. Every year on this day, people gather at the Biloxi National Cemetery to honor those who gave their lives, both abroad and at home, in service to our country. Memorial Day is…