relief

Coronavirus Aid Relief assistance for fishermen opens Nov. 9

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9 on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/. Applicants must be a Mississippi resident 18 years…

Zeta Relief: What you need to know

Hancock Whitney is distributing ice at two of our Hancock Whitney locations in Hurricane Zeta impacted areas from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a limit of two bags per vehicle: Gulfport: 533 Courthouse Rd, Gulfport, MS  Bay St.…

Senators to vote on COVID relief proposal

The Senate Majority Leader announced today there will be a procedural vote tomorrow on Republican’s newest slimmed down COVID relief proposal. On the Senate floor this morning, Senator Mitch McConnell made clear it’s not a vote to pass the bill…

Back to Business grant program application process available online

Mississippi is opening a grant program for small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Tate Reeves says the application process began at noon today. The grants can cover mortgage interest, rent, payroll, utilities, and other expenses related to the…

Mississippi to receive $21.3M to help with fisheries disaster

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Representative Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced that $21,311,804 in federal fishery disaster relief funds has been allocated for Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce aid is being distributed in response to a prolonged period…

Biloxi Fire answers the call to help with Hurricane Dorian relief

Yesterday afternoon, three Biloxi firefighters deployed to Jacksonville, Florida, to help with Hurricane Dorian relief. This deployment is part of a group called ‘Task Force Three.’ ‘Task Force Three’ is the southern-most force in the state trained for search and…

Senator Wicker introduces Fishery Disasters Bill

One of our state’s top lawmakers have introduced new measures to get fishermen more relief quickly in the wake of an unprecedented disaster. The ‘Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act,’ or the ‘Fishery FUNDD Act,’ would reform NOAA’s Resource…

Salvation Army taking donations for Florence victims

The Salvation Army is taking monetary donations for Florence relief. Financial donations can be sent to helpsalvationarmy.org 1-800-Sal-Army P.O. Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301 Designate ‘2018 Hurricane Season-Florence’ on all checks For a donation link text ‘STORM’ to 51555.

Donations Headed to Tennessee

Hundreds of cases of water, sports drinks and snacks are on the way to Tennessee tonight. In an effort started up by a Gulfport High School teacher, his wife, and Coast resident Scotty Butcher, Gulfport High School, Anniston and Bayou…

Louisiana Flood Relief Concert

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Sugar Brown and Dennis Wright tells us about the Louisiana Flood Relief Concert happening Saturday, September 24th 4 pm to 10 pm at Steve's Marina Beach Bar in Biloxi.

Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

One Coast, one relief: that is the initiative the City of Gulfport is taking to help flood victims in Louisiana. Piles of donated items have been collected at several Gulfport Fire Department stations. These items will be heading to Baton…

Relief Efforts for Louisiana Flooding

Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast we know all too well the need for help after natural devastation. That’s why so many South Mississippi organizations are willing to lend a hand. News 25’s Kristen Durand shows us how Biloxi, D’Iberville…