new year’s eve

Firework sales during COVID-19

Many firework stands across the Gulf Coast have had a tough time getting fireworks in time for the new year due to the coronavirus. Local firework businesses are not letting that affect them. Although firework sales are…

Liquor sales flowing around the Coast

Liquor sales have been flowing well here in South Mississippi according to one locally-owned store. While COVID-19 restrictions did slow down sales at the beginning of the year, things picked back up when COVID restrictions were loosened…

MDOT releases holiday numbers: zero fatalities on New Year’s

It was a relatively safe New Year’s holiday for drivers on the Coast. According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Troop K issued just over 330 tickets on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. While the holiday season is…

New Year’s Beach Cleanup in Harrison County

New Year’s celebrations have come and gone, but there are still some reminders left of the holiday. The Harrison County Sand Beach Department spent the day cleaning up all the trash and firework debris left behind from New Year’s Eve.…