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The latest on school schedules in South Mississippi

With Sally expected to make landfall as a hurricane and heavy rainfall and coastal flooding can be expected across the Gulf Coast, some schools are already announcing closures. Ocean Springs School District to close all operations on Wednesday due to…

Sally making its way to the coastline

Although the storm is projected to go to the east now, we’re still seeing storm surge and gusty winds in parts of Jackson County. News 25’s Meteorologist Brantly Keiek is in Pascagoula with a closer look.

Salvation Army to observe Hurricane Katrina 15th anniversary

Recalling their relief efforts during the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, The Salvation Army today continues sharing HOPE in the community that saw so much destruction. On Friday, August 28, The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center, Biloxi’s hidden gem and the site…

Hurricane Hunters fly into Hurricane Laura

The Hurricane Hunters flew into Hurricane Laura to get an up close look at the storm. The crew is based out of Biloxi, but relocated to South Carolina because of storms Laura and Marco. Hurricane Hunters use WC-130J ‘Hercules’ Aircraft…

Harrison County reopens sand beach after storm cleanup

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the reopening of the last sections of the Harrison County Sand Beach. "Thanks to some quick and decisive actions from the board, we will have all 26 miles of Harrison…

Mississippi Power responds to outages on Sunday

Mississippi Power crews responded to widespread outages on the Coast Sunday afternoon and into the night as Cristobal brought heavy rain, flooding, and gusty wind to South Mississippi. At 6 p.m. on Sunday, the company was reporting about 2,100 customers…

Cristobal clean up in Pass Christian

Cristobal clean up continues today in Pass Christian. City crews and residents will be busy over the next week and a half in the wake of this rainmaker. What a difference a day makes. Mary-Catherine Scriber and her family watched…

Harrison County Emergency Management reports Cristobal aftermath

While much of the flooding in Harrison County has subsided, we’re still experiencing extreme high tide and south winds are continuing to push water and sand onto Highway 90. In the aftermath of Cristobal, Harrison County Emergency Management received reports…

Cristobal leaves behind damaged Biloxi Beach

Tropical Depression Cristobal left behind quite a bit of damage and debris in Biloxi along the beach. Today, Biloxi city officials are out surveying the damage that the storm caused. Mayor FoFo Gilich said Cristobal caused a bit more damage…

Ingalls re-opens East Bank shipyard rebuilt after Katrina

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River today, signifying the reopening of a facility decimated in Hurricane Katrina. The newly reactivated, 187-acre east…

Need sand bags? Here's where you can pick them up

Several cities and counties in South Mississippi have set up self-serve sandbag stations for residents who need them to protect property. Gulfport said that while residents should be prepared to fill their own sandbags, there will be staff on hand…

Coast leaders declare state of emergency ahead of Cristobal

Several governing bodies along the Mississippi Coast are declaring states of emergency ahead of Cristobal's landfall. On Thursday, Pascagoula, Gautier and Jackson County declared a state of emergency. In addition, Harrison County and Ocean Springs set up up sandbag locations…

Reeves announces storm disaster assistance from SBA

Governor Tate Reeves on Friday announced disaster assistance for Mississippi businesses and residents hit by the severe storms and tornado on April 19, 2020. Working to help Mississippians recover from the devastation, Governor Reeves sent a letter to Administrator Jovita…

Hurricane Camille events this weekend

Hurricane Camille made landfall on the Coast on August 17th 50 years ago, devastating those here in South Mississippi. The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum will host a variety of events over the weekend to remember the Category 5 hurricane.…

Barry and the Spillway: Looking into the impact on marine life

With the delayed closing of the Bonnet Carre Spillway, things are not looking bright for Mississippi Sound marine life. According to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, 133 dolphins and 179 sea turtles are dead so far this…

The road to storm recovery

Early Sunday morning a tornado ripped through parts of the Escatawpa community, leaving damage on all levels. The EF-1 tornado’s winds rose to 110 miles per hour during its mile stretch of an Escatawpa community, leaving damage to 16 homes.…

DUI Club awards luncheon

More than 20 police departments across the state of Mississippi were honored at the DUI Award Luncheon in Biloxi. STORM, sobriety trained officers representing Mississippi, wanted to acknowledge officers involved with DUI enforcement by treating them to lunch. The awards…