safety tips

Safety tips for dealing with storm damage

It’s been almost three months since Hurricane Zeta pummeled our area and some people are still waiting for repairs to be complete. As many of us South Mississippians know, it’s best to assess damages as quickly as…

Firework safety tips

If you plan on ringing in the new year with a bang by setting off fireworks here are a few tips to keep in mind to keep everyone safe. Biloxi Fire Department Deputy Chief Caleb Hudson tells…

Safe driving tips for the new year

Biloxi DUI enforcement shares a few tips to stay safe this New Year’s Eve. Have a plan! Before you go out, know where you’re going and how you’re getting home. Have all of your Uber, Lyft, and…

MDOT offers winter travel safety tips

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has some tips for drivers traveling this holiday season. Although South Mississippi may not experience your typical snowfall, weather conditions can change quickly, and they are prepared to respond to any winter…

Cold Weather safety tips

Some of us are turning our heaters on for the first time in a while due to the cold weather on its way to South Mississippi. Which means now is the perfect time for some home heating…

Holiday Safety Tips

With Christmas quickly approaching, Biloxi police wants everyone to enjoy themselves while also keeping safety in mind. Crime tends to rise as criminals aim to take advantage of the hustle and bustle of this time of year. Remember to always…

Halloween safety tips

Before you get into your trick-or-treating festivities tomorrow, here are a few safety tips from the City of Biloxi. Trick-or-treat only in well-known neighborhoods at homes that have a porch light on. Also, a parent or responsible adult should always…

Halloween safety tips

It’s almost time for kids and adults alike to transform into ghouls and goblins in celebration of Halloween. Now, it’s important to have a good time, but according to the Gulfport Police Department it’s more important to exercise caution. Here…

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.

Storm safety tips from the American Red Cross

Our local Red Cross and other branches of the nonprofit are making storm preparations, ready to deploy to any areas Dorian might impact, but also keeping locals in mind and sharing these tips when it comes to storm preparation. Keep…

Labor Day Safety Tips

The unofficial ending to summer is just a few days away. Labor Day Weekend for most is the last big hurrah after the start to school, but as you begin to flock to the water, Department of Marine Resources wants…

Safety tips to prevent leaving kids in cars

With the first child to die in a hot car in Mississippi in 2019 over the weekend, the Biloxi Police Department shares safety tips to prevent this unfortunate circumstance in the future. According to Biloxi police, most of the time…

Heat wave safety tips

Well, the heat is ramping up on the Coast as we head into the weekend and that means people are finding ways to cool down. With highs now in the mid-90s and heat indices in the triple digits heading into…

Grilling safety tips

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. When grilling this holiday weekend, it is important to exercise caution. There are many tips you can use to have fun, but stay safe this weekend. First, grill outside and away from any structures.…

Airbnb Safety Tips

Summer travel season is here and that means people are booking places to stay all over the country and right here on the Gulf Coast. “I love Air BnB and I’ve been a guest at least 50 times and I've…

Super Bowl safety tips

Whatever plans you have to boycott or watch the Super Bowl, it is important to drink responsibly during the big game. If you plan to drink, make sure you have arranged a designated driver to bring you home. There will…

Winter safety tips

The Mississippi Department of Health is reminding residents to take proper precautions as temperatures begin to drop overnight. There are several food and water safety tips you can follow if the power goes out unexpectedly. If the power goes out…

New Year’s Eve safety tips

While you are getting ready to celebrate the New Year, it is important to stay safe in order to kick off 2019. Designate a sober driver or plan in advance to have someone pick you up from your location if…