Brandy McGill joined the WLOX News Team in December of 2019 after graduating from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Brandy grew up in Hattiesburg, MS where she attended North Forrest High School. In high school, she was active with student media when she became a member of the digital media program where she shot, directed, and edited short films.
Brandy interned at WDAM News 7 in Moselle, MS where she learned about producing and reporting.
Outside of work, Brandy has a passion for being a mom to her son. Whenever she has any extra time on her hands, she enjoys shopping and exercising.
Memorial Hospital prepped hundreds of COVID-19 vaccine doses Tuesday at the Lyman Community Center. Many people were able to let out a sigh of relief that they were finally getting their first dose appointment.
Roses, teddy bears, and heart shaped balloons fill floral shops for one of the busiest holidays of the year, Valentine’s Day. Amy Cruse, Flower Basket manager, said that she’s been swamped preparing perfect arrangements for couples and families.
On Saturday, the Ocean Springs community came together to support 3-year-old Ocean Springs native, Harper Andrew. Harper was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last year, which is a form of blood cancer.
Dozens of law enforcement officers from South Mississippi and Louisiana filled Highway 90 in Hancock County to escort Lt. Michael Boutte from Louisiana back home to Bay St. Louis after he was shot and killed on Monday.
Last summer, businesses that met the requirements received money to help through the Paycheck Protection Program. On Jan. 11, the Small Business Association opened applications for the second draw of PPP loans.
The pandemic has caused many businesses to close but it has also helped some people fulfill their dreams to start one. Stefanie Jantz is an eight-year military veteran who has always had a passion to bake.