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Improvements in the City of Waveland

A big wave of excitement taking over Waveland right now as the city continues to see progress in new community developments on its beach front and beyond. Along with the recent addition of a new lighthouse, the city is excited…

Mayoral Monday: Waveland Mayor Mike Smith

Last week, the City of Waveland dedicated an event to the late Mayor Tommy Longo at the Ground Zero Museum, as a way of saying thanks for rebuilding the city after Hurricane Katrina. Today, current Mayor Mike Smith is continuing…

New park waiting for approval in Waveland

A new park in the Waveland community could become a reality very soon. It would be located in a 100 by 100 foot lot that is state owned property located on the corner of Avenue B and Caspian Street. The…

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina will remain in the minds of those who lived through it for the rest of their lives, especially on days like today. It’s been 14 years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall. This morning at the Ground Zero Museum…

New bark park opens in Waveland

The City of Waveland has gone to the dogs, literally. Today, city officials cut the ribbon on the brand new ‘bark park’ in the city. The new doggy playground is located on Central Avenue in front of Elwood Memorial Park.…

2019 Hemingway Festival

A two-day event in Waveland honored both a famous author and a local cause. The third-annual ‘Hemingway Festival’ ran from Friday to Saturday and featured fun events such as an Ernest Hemingway look-a-like contest, an art auction, and a parade…

A Winning Recipe in the Fight Against CRPS

You've heard the phrase, "Push back the pain." That's just what a brave local 8-year-old is doing as she joins forces with the community to fight back against CRPS, a chronic pain and medical condition. News 25 Today Anchor Lindsey…

Gas Prices in Mississippi Dropping

The price of gas is going down. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 19 cents a gallon over the past several weeks and is now down to $2.74 a gallon. In Mississippi, the price averages $2.29 a…

Lighthouse and pavilion grand opening in Waveland

It’s been a long time coming for the City of Waveland and the $1.9 million lighthouse project. Today was the grand opening for the lighthouse and pavilion. Waveland didn’t have a lighthouse before Hurricane Katrina. It was also the only…

Waveland Lighthouse Pavilion open to the public

The long awaited Waveland lighthouse, pavilion, and bathroom facility is finally open to the public. This project, led by Mississippi based company Barnard and Sons, took about ten months of construction. Local leadership says this project is a great example…

Remembering former Waveland Mayor Tommy Longo

The City of Waveland is in mourning after the passing of former Mayor Tommy Longo on Saturday. “A part of Waveland has died.” The passing of long time Waveland Mayor Tommy Longo came unexpectedly and devastating to those who knew…

Waveland stabbing victim’s family speaks out

Yesterday, 43-year-old Daniel Boudreaux Jr. was found by Waveland police outside the Gulf Grove Apartment Complex suffering from a puncture wound that he later died from. Witnesses say Aaron Boudreaux Sr. and Clifton McCay fled the scene after attacking Daniel…

New police chief appointed in Waveland

There is a new police chief in town for the City of Waveland. Last night at the city’s board of alderman meeting, assistant chief Michael Prendergast was appointed to the position. He has been with the force his whole career,…

Waveland Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Waveland boil water advisory, first issued Thursday, January 10th has been rescinded as of Friday, January 11th after water tests showed it’s safe to use and drink. Residents can call Waveland City Hall at 228-467-4134 if they have further concerns…

Waveland Lighthouse Project

The city of Waveland is decked out with lights this holiday season, but a popular stretch of beach nestled close to the downtown business district, will soon be aglow - a beacon of light year round. News 25's Toni Miles…

Waveland City Election

Today, Waveland residents cast their votes for mayor and alderman seats. Voters were out in full force for the mayoral and alderman election in Waveland. Every voter had their own opinion on who to vote for, though most could agree…