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 2021-02-17 23:37 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Biloxi Shuckers Blood Drive underway at MGM Park...

Blood drives have been in high demand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and now the Biloxi Shuckers baseball organization is joining in and lending a helping hand. News 25's Grant Chighizola is at MGM Park with more on why the Shuckers have partnered w...

 2021-02-17 21:29 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Coast residents attend Ash Wednesday Mass...

After Fat Tuesday, the Lenten season begins. For some parishioners on our Coast that means attending mass on Ash Wednesday. During a typical Ash Wednesday Mass, ashes are smeared across the foreheads of believers in the sign of a cross. In order to limit ...

 2021-02-17 21:16 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Delayed Mardi Gras celebration at Charles L. Walker Senior Center...

Just like that leftover king cake at the house, there's still some partying to do to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Folks at the Charles L. Walker Senior Center in Gulfport were 'Tardy to the Mardi,' but it wasn't their fault. Blame the cold weath...

 2021-02-17 20:57 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Fatal accident on Highway 49 claims the life of Gulfport man...

State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash at 9:32 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2021, in Harrison County on US-49 in Saucier near Old 49 intersection that claimed the life of a Gulfport resident. Troopers on scene reported that a passenger vehicle dri...

 2021-02-17 20:52 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSDH reports 684 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths...

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 684 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths. The statewide total stands at 289,398 cases and 6,524 deaths. Here's a look at the cases by county in our area: Hancock County has 3,354 cases and 73 dea...

 2021-02-17 20:18 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

One person airlifted to hospital after accident in Harrison County...

A severe car accident last night led to one person being airlifted to a trauma center. Harrison County Fire Rescue, Harrison County Sheriff's Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol pulled a female passenger from a burning car Tuesday night after th...

 2021-02-17 20:12 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gulfport PD searching for burglary suspect...

The Gulfport Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a burglary suspect. Police say the individual is suspected of several vehicle burglaries near Fleetwood Drive. Those burglaries happened yesterday between 5:28 a.m. and 6:16 a....

 2021-02-17 18:16 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

02/17 Brantly's "Thunderstorms Tonight" Wednesday Afternoon Forecast...

Showers and thunderstorms are expected Wednesday, mainly in the evening and overnight timeframe. All of the ingredients are there including enough lift and moisture in place, fairly widespread rainfall (1 to 2 inches on average) is expected to develop acr...

 2021-02-17 17:55 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Rush Limbaugh, 'voice of American conservatism,' has died...

By The Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals, foretold the rise of Donald Trump and laid waste to political correctness with a merry brand of malice that made him one of the most powerfu...

 2021-02-17 13:06 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

02/17 Brantly's "Afternoon Showers, Overnight Thunderstorms" Wednesday Forecast...

Showers and thunderstorms are expected Wednesday, mainly in the evening and overnight timeframe. All of the ingredients are there including enough lift and moisture in place, fairly widespread rainfall (1 to 2 inches on average) is expected to develop acr...

 2021-02-17 04:55 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

02/16 Ryan's "Warming...Barely" Tuesday Night Forecast...

Going to be another exceptionally cold night by South MS standards, but it is warming. The post 02/16 Ryan's "Warming...Barely" Tuesday Night Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-17 04:27 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Lady Admirals Soccer recognized by City of Gulfport...

The Gulfport High School girls soccer team was recognized by the City of Gulfport and Mayor Billy Hewes at today's city council meeting. Head Coach Chris Pryor, his staff, and the senior captains were on hand to receive the honor on behalf of the 6A s...

 2021-02-17 04:09 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Southern Miss baseball leadership in good hands...

The 2021 Southern Miss baseball season is less than 72 hours away and the team's leadership appears to be in good hands as we approach Opening Day. Hunter Stanley and Will McGillis are the co-captains of this Golden Eagles ship, picking up where Matth...

 2021-02-17 04:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mega Millions winning numbers for February 16th, 2021...

Here are the winning numbers for today's Mega Millions draw. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post Mega Millions winning numbers for February 16th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-17 03:56 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gautier football's Bryson Hurst offered by Oregon...

Over at Gautier High School, football star Bryson Hurst has another Power 5 offer to add to his bag. Oregon is the latest division I FBS school to come calling for the four-star offensive lineman, joining the following teams: Kentucky, Arkansas, UCF, Aubu...

 2021-02-17 03:53 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Head Boys Basketball Coach Tommy Searight steps down at West Harrison...

According to multiple sources, a developing situation at West Harrison High School. Today, Head Boys Basketball Coach Tommy Searight tenured his resignation just three days before his Hurricanes were scheduled to play a first-round playoff game at Oak Gro...

 2021-02-17 03:47 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

CASH 3 draw winning numbers for February 16th, 2021...

Here are the CASH 3 draw winning numbers for February 16th: 2-4-4. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post CASH 3 draw winning numbers for February 16th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-17 03:44 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum announces 'Yardi Party' winners...

One of the ways the Gulf Coast adapted its Mardi Gras celebrations this year was by encouraging residents to go all out with their purple, green, and gold decorations. The Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum announced its 'Yardi Party' winners t...

 2021-02-17 03:20 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSU announces new food research facility...

Mississippi State University is expanding their research footprint with the announcement of a new facility in Jackson County. Jackson County and Mississippi State have joined forces to place a research center near the heart of one of the Coast's bigge...

 2021-02-17 00:25 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Pet of the Week: Reno needs a loving home...

Today's Pet of the Week is Reno from the Humane Society of South Mississippi. Reno is a gorgeous gal that came into the shelter as a stray on December 15th. She was pregnant and due to give birth any day. Thankfully, just six days later, she gave birt...

 2021-02-17 00:21 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Making Black History featuring Justise Moore...

Justise Moore is using art as a gateway to teach and touch lives. News 25's Sabria Reid takes us to her art studio in Biloxi where creativity meets education. Twenty-four-year-old Justise Moore owns a creative art studio in Biloxi called 'Create w...

 2021-02-17 00:10 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Zeta grants available for rental assistance through Salvation Army...

The Salvation Army has acquired a grant to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Zeta. This grant money is available to those in need in the lower six counties of Mississippi and the funds are primarily available to those who need rental assistanc...

 2021-02-17 00:07 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Two weeks left to apply for Hurricane Zeta disaster relief...

The deadline for Mississippians to apply for federal disaster assistance is March 1st, 2021. Victims in George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and Stone counties can register with FEMA in several ways: By visiting disasterassistance.gov By using the ...

 2021-02-17 00:00 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Margaritaville resort to reopen March 10th...

Hurricane Zeta repairs are nearly complete at Margaritaville Resort in Biloxi. The category two storm caused heavy damage to the business back in late October, but now Margaritaville is set to reopen March 10th. Tessy Lambert, a spokeswoman for the compan...

 2021-02-16 23:53 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

'Ashes to Go' event canceled this year due to COVID-19...

With Fat Tuesday coming to an end, the official start of Lent begins tomorrow on a day known as Ash Wednesday. Every year for the past six years, four or five pastors from different churches gather in Long Beach to do 'Ashes to Go' for those who h...

 2021-02-16 23:49 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Driving safely on icy bridges...

As record-breaking cold weather continues to grip most of the country, many interstates and highways have been shut down due to icy conditions. With another shot of freezing temperatures possible this week, MDOT is urging drivers to use caution with trave...

 2021-02-16 23:39 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

COVID vaccines distributed at the Coast Coliseum today...

All other COVID vaccine sites have been canceled due to cold and wet weather conditions. Today, the coliseum has scheduled over 900 COVID vaccine appointments, the highest number of vaccines at this location so far. Cars lined up all the way down Beauvoir...

 2021-02-16 23:35 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Judge sentences Ocean Springs businessman Scott Walker to 30 days in jail...

A chancery court judge has sent Ocean Springs businessman Scott Walker to jail for 30 days during a hearing involving Walker's parents today. According to our media partner, The Sun Herald, Judge Neil Harris grew weary of what he called Scott Walker&#...

 2021-02-16 22:43 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Play of the Day: Gulf Coast reunion in Athens...

WXXV Play of the Day goes to a pair of former high school softball standouts from right here on the Coast. On Saturday, Virginia took on South Alabama as a part of Georgia's 14th annual Red and Black Showcase which featured a Coastie reunion between c...

 2021-02-16 22:27 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Cold weather shelters open for those in need...

Cold weather shelters will be opening around the Coast tonight for those in need. In Pascagoula and Gulfport, the Salvation Army will be open as a cold weather shelter for those who need a warm, dry place to sleep during this week's freezing temperatu...

 2021-02-16 21:18 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Locals still letting the good times roll without Mardi Gras parades...

With the cancelation of parades in South Mississippi you might be wondering how to even go about celebrating Mardi Gras on the Coast. Well for one group of locals, they're taking getting into the Mardi Gras spirit into their own hands. News 25 spoke w...

 2021-02-16 20:42 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Winter storm power outage update...

Mississippi Power's storm team of approximately 1,000 linemen, engineers, and support personnel began working at first light this morning to continue restoring power to customers impacted by the winter storm. The storm team includes Mississippi Power ...

 2021-02-16 20:22 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Coast Coliseum only COVID-19 vaccine site open on the Coast today...

Authorities say all but one of the Mississippi State Department of Health vaccination sites will be closed today due to the winter storm that's slamming the region. The agency says the one site that will remain open will be the Coast Coliseum in Harri...

 2021-02-16 20:11 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSDH reports 734 new COVID-19 cases and 37 new deaths...

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 734 new COVID-19 cases and 37 new deaths, including one in Pearl River County. The statewide total stands at 288,714 cases and 6,501 deaths. Here's a look at the cases by county in our area: Hanc...

 2021-02-16 19:57 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSU extends closure, online classes through Thursday, Feb. 18...

STARKVILLE, Miss.— A determination about Friday's [Feb. 19] status will be made and shared on Thursday as the university continues to monitor changing weather developments. Classes should be conducted remotely where possible. Faculty with in-per...

 2021-02-16 17:31 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

State IHL approves MSU research center for Ocean Springs...

Mississippi State received formal approval to build the Northern Gulf Aquatic Food Research Center, a multi-million-dollar facility in Ocean Springs and the first of its kind on the Mississippi Coast. The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, Jacks...

 2021-02-16 17:13 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

2/16 Rob's "VERY COLD Fat Tuesday" Afternoon Forecast...

A cold afternoon ahead as temperature will struggle to make it into the upper 30s... The post 2/16 Rob's "VERY COLD Fat Tuesday" Afternoon Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-16 13:10 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

02/16 — Brantly's "Record Cold" Fat Tuesday Forecast...

It may be the coldest Mardi Gras on record, with temperatures running about 25 degrees below normal. The system that moved through yesterday is exiting stage right into New England, while the next system is already moving through the Great Basin into the ...

 2021-02-16 04:39 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

02/15 Ryan's "Upper Teens" Monday Night Forecast...

Brutally cold weather is on the way, and any warming will be short-lived as more freezing temperatures move in again later on this week. The post 02/15 Ryan's "Upper Teens" Monday Night Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-16 04:13 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gulfport/MSU alum Jonathan Holder ready for new spring training...

From the Big Apple to the Windy City, Jonathan Holder will have already pitched for two of the biggest brands in Major League Baseball before his 28th birthday. The former New York Yankee signed with the Chicago Cubs back in December and is now less than ...

 2021-02-16 03:58 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

CASH 3 Draw winning numbers for February 15th, 2021...

The CASH 3 draw winning numbers for February 15th are: 6-9-8. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post CASH 3 Draw winning numbers for February 15th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-02-16 03:54 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

'Pink Snowbirds' cycling around the United States...

The COVID-19 shutdown was a curse and a blessing for 22-year-old Liam Carr and 24-year-old Timothee Leger. Both lost their jobs and Carr dropped out of school when all his college classes went online. Now the two Canadians are taking to the road to spread...

 2021-02-16 03:17 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Jackson County prepares for wintry weather...

Road crews and law enforcement agencies in Jackson County spent the day preparing roads for chilly weathers. Over in Pascagoula, the 14th Street overpass was shut down at 7 p.m. as a precaution and crews salted the Pascagoula High-Rise Bridge along with o...

 2021-02-16 03:14 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MDOT urges drivers to stay off roads...

Sustained sub-freezing temperatures and waves of frozen precipitation in nearly every county have resulted in ice on roads and bridges. MDOT crews have been treating with salt, brine, and slag, but the effectiveness of those measures decreases exponential...

 2021-02-16 00:24 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Singing River not hosting vaccine drive-thru at Jackson County Fairgrounds this week...

Due to wet and icy weather conditions, Singing River's Jackson County Fairgrounds COVID vaccine distributions have been put on standby for this week. Today, Singing River was going to open up their call lines so patients eligible to get the COVID vacc...

 2021-02-16 00:14 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mississippi Power offers tips for Severe Weather Preparedness Week...

It is Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Mississippi Power wants to share some tips with you on how to stay weather aware and have a plan in place to keep you and your loved ones safe. That includes restocking your storm supplies, make sure you have fla...

 2021-02-16 00:07 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Keeping pets safe in freezing weather...

Keep your pets safe during the freezing days ahead. Tonight, as temperatures continue to drop, don't forget to keep your furry four-legged friends dry and warm. If your pet is outdoors, remember to bring them inside. If it is too cold for you, it is t...

 2021-02-16 00:01 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Half of the flights at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport delayed or canceled...

Half of Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport's flights have been delayed or canceled as the winter storm freezes travel. As a major winter storm rolls across the country, travel has been slowed significantly. Early this morning, at least four flights...

 2021-02-15 23:50 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Salvation Army opening cold weather shelter for those in need...

In Pascagoula and Gulfport, the Salvation Army will be open as a cold weather shelter for those who need a warm, dry place to sleep during this week's freezing temperatures. From 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, and Wednesday, people without homes or ...

 2021-02-15 23:42 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Harrison County EMA advises drivers to stay off the roads during wintery weather...

Harrison County EMA is advising residents to not leave their houses unless it is absolutely necessary. Staying off the roads is the best place to be with these wintry conditions, but if you have to travel give yourself extra time and drive defensively. Al...

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