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Road Safety During The Holidays

With many people hitting the roads to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday it’s important to be safe and pay close attention to the roads. Travel experts have predicted that this year about 53.4 million people will be traveling which is…

Coastal Mississippi wins industry website award

Coastal Mississippi has been awarded the gold dotCOMM award for best travel website. The Coastal Mississippi website (www.coastalmississippi.com) is developed and managed in conjunction with Simpleview, the travel and tourism industry's leading provider of CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing,…

CDC sets rules for trial cruises with volunteer passengers

Cruise lines can soon begin trial voyages in U.S. waters with volunteer passengers helping test whether the ships can sail safely during a pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave ship operators final technical guidelines Wednesday for the…

Fully vaccinated people can travel safely again, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can safely enjoy again, according to new U.S. guidance issued Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S.…

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…

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…

Gas prices lower than national average in Mississippi

Gas prices in Mississippi are lower than the national average by 34 cents on this Labor Day. A three day weekend with no school and no work for some, lower gas prices are just one more thing to celebrate on…

Keesler elevates health protection conditions on base

Keesler Air Force Base has taken its Health Protection Condition to Charlie in response to COVID-19. HPCON Charlie measures are mandatory for all Keesler service members, DoD civilian and contractor employees and family members. These measures are required to ensure…

Millions plan to hit the road for July 4th

Independence Day could shape up to be the biggest road trip event of the year. Travel data company Arrivalist predicts more than 36 million Americans will hit the road Fourth of July weekend, that’s about 11 percent less than last…

Several accidents in North Gulfport this afternoon

The Memorial Holiday Weekend is over, but it’s still been a busy day on South Mississippi roads. There were several accidents west of Highway 49 in North Gulfport today with several people sent to the hospital with injuries and causing…

Statewide travel incidents over Memorial Day Weekend

Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the numbers from statewide totals during the Memorial Day Weekend. Those numbers include: 6,511 citations issued 157 collisions. Of those collisions, 10 were DUI related Two fatal collisions 153 DUI arrests Troop K in Biloxi…

Gas prices are up but still cheaper than usual

Gas prices are ticking up, but not enough to cause much pain at the pump. AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular is $1.96. That’s about nine cents more than a week ago. But the association says…

Staying safe on the roads while traveling for Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, but while you are celebrating it is important to make sure you are being safe. Last year, more than 43 million Americans traveled during Memorial Day Weekend.  While travel is expected to be…