security

Gautier teen one of two Mississippians named National Cyber Scholars

Two Mississippi high school students -- including one from Gautier -- have earned the coveted title of “National Cyber Scholar” after winning a rigorous 48-hour competition designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats. The winning students are Bridget Foster…

New school security enhancements

The Harrison County School District is rolling out brand new security enhancements at district campuses ahead of the 2019-2020 school year. In just two weeks, students in the Harrison County School District will head back to school. Students and parents…

LONG BEACH HIGH SCHOOL PLANS

The Long Beach school board approved a 20 million dollar bond issue, that if passed by Long Beach residents will go toward building a new long beach high school, as well as adding security upgrades to other schools. The Long…

Seabee Base gets K9s, increases security

Security is stepping up at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport and new assets have been brought to better protect the base. Two new K9 military dogs are undergoing training at the Seabee Base. This is the first time…

Coast Coliseum strengthens security

The Mississippi Coast Coliseum is intensifying their security around the facility to better protect those attending events. On Tuesday, the Coliseum Commission voted to buy metal detectors and cameras and it’s all funded by a $65,000 grant provided by the…

Local churches boost security after shootings

In the wake of a church shooting in Tennessee, some local churches are stepping up security measures. Installing surveillance cameras, creating an emergency plan, and adding security personnel are some of the ways churches on the Coast are boosting up…

Homeland Security Chooses Mississippi

The Department of Homeland Security selects Mississippi as a new base of operations for its drones. Much of the evaluation of how to best use the devices will be done right here in South Mississippi. Mississippi State University will lead…

Frustration with TSA Lines

TSA has been under fire recently for long waiting times during security checks. Major airports are now suggesting flyers arrive three to four hours earlier than their departure, causing frustration with travelers around the country. Luckily those flying through Gulfport-Biloxi…

Data Breach Landry Casinos and Properties

Casino patrons at the Golden Nugget Casino and other Landry properties may have lost money and not to the slots or table games. That’s because of a data breach, targeting visitors using their credit cards during a certain time period.…