thanksgiving

Giving back on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, but for a lot of South Mississippians it’s also a time to give back. The turkey is already boiling at Feed my Sheep in Gulfport in preparation for next week. The annual Thanksgiving…

Thanksgiving dinner for veterans

To show appreciation for veterans on the Coast, the Safe Harbor United Methodist Church hosted a Thanksgiving dinner in their honor. The American Legion Post 160 Honor Guard presented the flags before the dinner was served. The veterans were the…

Home away from Home Project

Thanksgiving can be lonely for the dozens of airmen and women on Keesler Air Force Base who are thousands of miles away from their families. That is why Keesler has taken part in the Home away from home Project for…

Firefighters spend Thanksgiving working to protect

Not everyone has the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving at home with their family. First responders all over the Coast are hard at work this holiday, making sure our community stays safe. An accident, fire or emergency could happen at any…

Seashore Mission feeds the homeless

Seashore Mission in Biloxi did their part in giving back and helping feed the homeless this Thanksgiving holiday. The shelter cooked up a hearty meal with turkey, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and much more with dessert to follow to…

Early holiday shopping at Best Buy

Some choose Turkey on Thanksgiving Day while others opt out for some shopping. Many people were already camping out Thursday to make sure they’ll be in on the sweet deals. At about 2 p.m. yesterday, a line wrapped around Best…

11/23 Ryan's "Cold Turkey" Thursday Forecast

All week long we've been waiting for the beautiful weather we saw this afternoon, and now the near-and-below freezing temps we'll see in South MS tonight. Details inside.

11/23 Ryan's "Turkey Day" Thanksgiving Forecast

If you haven't had your fill of turkey yet there's still plenty of time left in the day, and you may need the extra "padding" with the temperatures we're going to see tonight. A freeze warning has already been issued…

Feed my Sheep Thanksgiving

Feed my Sheep in Gulfport may be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but that does not mean they aren’t providing the homeless with a proper Turkey Day meal. They are offering a free Thanksgiving meal to anyone today and tomorrow from…

Homeless families enjoy a free Thanksgiving

Everyone deserves a full stomach this Thanksgiving holiday including the less fortunate. A group of homeless and families-in-need got to enjoy a nice plate of hot holiday food in Pascagoula this afternoon. The free meal is an annual event put…

Gulf Coast Rescue Mission prepares for Thanksgiving

Getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday and meal can take hours, even days, especially if you are cooking for hundreds of guests. That’s just what the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi is doing. Those with the Gulf Coast Rescue…

Thanksgiving road trip preparation

With Thanksgiving Day just a few days away, many families are getting ready to hit the roads to visit relatives. News 25’s Veronica Bayona has a full report on how to prepare your vehicle before taking off on your holiday…

A Golden Basket Thanksgiving

USM Gulf Park campus is getting ready for Thanksgiving Day as well with their annual Golden Basket Thanksgiving Drive. Students in the Bachelors of Social Work Club are presenting Thanksgiving Golden Baskets to 25 needy families across the Gulf Coast.…

Drumstick and Wishbone meet the president

It’s time to pardon the turkeys. It’s been a presidential tradition for 70 years and today, President Trump will make the pardon of the year. This is Drumstick and Wishbone and one of them will meet the president and receive…

Upcoming Thanksgiving travel

According to AAA, those who plan to travel by air this holiday season will pay the cheapest, average airfare since 2013. At $157, on average, that is a 23 percent fare drop year-over-year. That low airfare led to the largest…

AMR safety tips for Thanksgiving

As we get ready to enjoy delicious Thanksgiving meals, AMR shares with us safety tips on how to prevent fires while cooking fried turkeys. News 25’s Veronica Bayona also gives us a closer look at AMR’s 27th annual Home for…

Feed the Needy

Thousands poured into the Lyman Community Center Thursday morning for another Thanksgiving tradition: Feed the Needy. Over 2,600 meals were served in Gulfport, feeding those in need on the Thanksgiving holiday. Between 3,500 and 4,000 volunteers came out for the…

Kelly Thanksgiving Dinner

Many businesses handed out free meals for Thanksgiving, but in Bay St. Louis it’s a family affair. For 31 years, Sara Kelly and her family have prepared Thanksgiving meals for hundreds of residents in the Bay. From her nephews, to…