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Mississippi Forestry Commission lifts statewide burn ban

Effective immediately, the statewide burn ban has been lifted. County burn bans remain in effect. The Mississippi Forestry Commission announced the lift on their...

490-acre brush fire in Jackson County now contained, Mississippi Forestry Commission says

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — A large wildfire that started Monday in Jackson County is now under control. The Mississippi Forestry Commission says a 490-acre...

Ocean Springs gives trees away for Mississippi Arbor Day

While love may be in the air, it’s also Mississippi Arbor Day and the City of Ocean Springs celebrated by giving back to residents. The...

Brush Fire Put Out After Threatening Homes in West Harrison County

Flames threatened the homes of some West Harrison County residents after a brush fire swept out of control Wednesday. Fortunately, no one was injured,...

Statewide burn ban lifted; county burn bans remain

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has lifted the statewide burn ban, effective immediately. “Due to the...

Statewide burn ban: DOs and DON’Ts

Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. Since this ban is in place until further notice fire experts want you to take this time to brush up on controlled burning safety.

Biloxi recognized by Mississippi Forestry Commission

It’s not hard to spot a tree in Biloxi and it has been that way for the past 35 years. The Mississippi Forestry Commission recently...

We Remember: Paying Tribute to Our Wildland Firefighters

Now is as good a time as any to remind everyone to make sure you keep a close eye on the debris and vegetation...

Firewise Program Teaches Coast Residents

It was only a week ago that a forest fire ripped through Jackson County. Today, the Mississippi Forestry Commission wanted to make sure Coast...

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Students return to St. Patrick Catholic High School

Students returned to school at St. Patrick Catholic High School today with visible reminders of the new normal kids will experience while attending classes. New...

Arrested for commercial burglary in Biloxi

The Biloxi Police Department responded near the 200 block of Reynoir Street, Biloxi, MS 39530 in reference to a burglary in progress. Witnesses on scene...