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Power outages around the Gulf Coast

Mississippi Power and Coast Electric are reporting power outages across the Gulf Coast. As of 4:45, Mississippi Power is reporting 105 outages with 2,347 customers affected and Coast Electric is reporting 18,275 customers affected.

Mississippi Power offers storm preparation tips

Gulfport, Miss. – As Tropical Depression Fred continues moving across the Southeast and a pair of tropical systems – Grace and Henri – have formed, Mississippi Power is encouraging customers that now is the time to review your family’s 2021 storm…

Mississippi Power urges customers to call Mississippi 811

Gulfport, Miss. – Mississippi Power is urging its customers to use today, 8/11, as a natural reminder to call Mississippi 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. Calling 811 can prevent accidental contact with electrical lines.…

Workforce development for teens

Mississippi Power teamed up with the City of Moss Point and some other groups to work with older teens on job search skills, career awareness, and the motivation of making better choices.…

Mississippi Power holds pre-storm hurricane meeting

As Hurricane Preparedness Week is underway, Mississippi Power held their pre-storm hurricane meeting today. The company came together to discuss storm plans and prepare for potential power outages. Storm and EMA directors were able to get familiar…

National Electrical Safety Month

As Electrical Safety Month continues, Mississippi Power has more tips when dealing with electricity, especially as hurricane season fast approaches. If the lights do go out during a storm, contact Mississippi Power or your power provider to…

Beware of phone scams demanding payments

Mississippi Power is urging customers to be aware of scammers from phone calls demanding payments to social media phishing attempts around April 1st. According to Mississippi Power, scammers will try a number of approaches to try and…

Eagle banding in Gautier

Mississippi Power, Mississippi State University, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered on an eagle banding project at the Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge in Gautier. They’ll use the data collected to track the movement of these…

Winter storm power outage update

Mississippi Power’s storm team of approximately 1,000 linemen, engineers, and support personnel began working at first light this morning to continue restoring power to customers impacted by the winter storm. The storm team includes Mississippi Power employees…