safety

MHP increasing law enforcement for the holidays

Mississippi Highway Patrol is beginning its 2020 holiday travel enforcement period today. MHP is looking to crack down on reckless driving while combating speeding and distracted driving issues. Starting earlier this morning and ending Sunday at midnight,…

Gulfport PD kicking off Click it or Ticket campaign

As people prepare to hit the roads this holiday season, the Gulfport Police Department is asking everyone to remember one simple step that can save lives. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel seasons on America’s roads…

Generator safety tips

If high winds and heavy rain knock out your power during Hurricane Zeta, a generator can help restore power to your home. Ochsner Health offers the following generator safety tips: Always follow manufacturer instructions when setting up a generator. Never use a…

Six foremen at Ingalls recognized for workplace safety

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that six foremen from its Ingalls Shipbuilding division have been recognized for leading their crews to achieve accident-free safety records for more than five consecutive years. “The safety of our shipbuilders is our top priority,…

Wiggins Police Department monitoring school zones

Today, the Wiggins Police Department was outside of school zones reminding drivers to slow down as Stone County schools return next week. With school back in session next week for Stone County, the Wiggins Police Department is helping to remind…

Mississippi Aquarium update amidst COVID-19

The Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport delayed the original grand opening a few times. The aquarium is now set to open August 29th. The Mississippi Aquarium is moving right along schedule after having to delay their opening. President and CEO Kurt…

Staying safe while swimming

Local officials and residents are sharing their water safety tips while swimming. On Friday evening, the popular swimming area on Wolf River near the Bells Ferry Bridge was filled with swimmers despite the tragedy that occurred on Thursday. For local…

Keeping pets safe during fireworks

Fourth of July is just a few days away. For the employees at Jackson County Animal Shelter that means they are about to see a lot more animals. Shelter employees say the Monday after the Fourth of July is one…

Preventing hot car deaths

In 2019, a staggering number of children died of vehicular heatstroke. The Biloxi Fire Department tells News 25 that it only takes ten minutes for a car to become dangerously hot for children. They also say that cracking the windows…

Ocean Springs prepares to move forward safely

With Governor Tate Reeves’ ‘safer at home’ order set to end June 1st, cities like Ocean Springs are preparing with safety in mind. In his new ‘safe return’ order, Governor Reeves laid out the latest stage of his measured and…

Hot weather safety tips for pets

With the warmer months ahead more people will be spending time with their furry friends outdoors. But as the hot weather approaches, it is important to make sure you are keeping your animals safe. Alice Xenachis, the owner of Fur…