Hay ride accident in Pearl River County leaves 10 people critically injured

Ten people are critically injured after a hay ride accident in Picayune Friday night.

Harbor Lights Winter Festival canceled due to Zeta damages

Two charged with shooting into a vehicle in Gulfport

  Shoppers rush to hardware stores to buy supplies to cleanup after Zeta

LIST: Hurricane shelters remaining open after Hurricane Zeta

  Pass Christian leadership team helps clean up public schools

  LIST: Cities extend curfews after Zeta blows through South Mississippi

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  Hancock Whitney hands out ice and hot food for Zeta victims

  LATEST: Number of power outages across South Mississippi

MDHS is accepting applications for replacement benefits from SNAP recipients

Mississippi Power expects 95 percent of power restored by Monday night

TRAFFIC ALERT: Congested traffic on Cowan-Lorraine Road causing delays in emergency responses

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

DEBRIS REMOVAL: What to do with the debris left behind after Zeta

South Mississippi residents are busy cleaning up debris left behind from Hurricane Zeta.

  ELECTION DAY: What’s on the ballot, where to go to vote, poll safety, and more

Mississippi voters will go to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for President, a U.S. Senate seat, three statewide referendums, and various other races.

  Tips on filing insurance claims after Hurricane Zeta

Many on the Coast will file some sort of insurance claim in the wake of Hurricane Zeta.

  MEMA: Distribution sites for food, water, tarps expected to open Saturday on the Coast

Efforts are underway to get food, water, and other relief supplies into the hands of South Mississippians affected by Hurricane Zeta.

  749 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths reported Friday in Mississippi

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 119,336 cases, 3,328 deaths reported by health dept.

  Man on motorcycle dies after hitting low-hanging power line in Gulfport, say authorities

  HAPPENING TODAY: Hancock Whitney handing out free ice, lunch

  Chainsaws whir as Jackson County residents clean up mess left behind from Zeta

  Living in the Dark: Coast families make the best of being without power

State health officer to host medical marijuana town hall

Dr. Thomas Dobbs will host a virtual town hall meeting online at 2:30 p.m.

Improving service to those in need and employee morale top goals at MDHS

Bob Anderson says the agency is more motivated than ever to provide the help and services struggling families need.

  Couple hospitalized after being rescued from house blown off of its stilts in Zeta

At the height of Hurricane Zeta’s onslaught, one Hancock County couple had the scare of a lifetime.

Firefighter Combat Challenge puts Miss. first responders to the test

Thursday they found out just how much they can take as they put their bodies to the test.

Mississippi Aquarium closed until further notice

Due to the impact of Hurricane Zeta, the Mississippi Aquarium will remain closed until further notice.

  Edgewater Estates residents come together to clean up Hurricane Zeta’s aftermath

Wasting no time, people in East Biloxi throughout Edgewater Estates went to work to clean up, not alone, but together.

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne meets with Trump, gives endorsement of ‘Platinum Plan’

New Orleans-born rapper Lil Wayne has given his approval of President Trump’s “Platinum Plan.”

  Residents survive Zeta floodwaters but lose possessions

Hurricane Zeta was a primarily a wind storm for most of us, but some residents in D’Iberville didn’t see it that way.

  UPDATE: Man identified in South Mississippi Hurricane Zeta death

The first death from Hurricane Zeta in South Mississippi has been confirmed, according to authorities.

Harrison County advises risk of carbon monoxide exposure

Due to Hurricane Zeta, Harrison County advises everyone the risk of exposure to carbon monoxide.

  LIST: Schools remaining closed after Hurricane Zeta

Schools in South Mississippi are staying closed after Hurricane Zeta tore through the area.

  Pass Christian residents clean up after Hurricane Zeta

Pass Christian residents were up early cleaning up the destruction that Hurricane Zeta left behind.

  Gov. Reeves tours Zeta damage in South Mississippi, thanks first responders

Gov. Tate Reeves made stops in all three coastal counties Thursday to survey damage, and thank first responders, power crews, and all those working to help the area cleanup from the hurricane.

Burn ban in effect for Harrison County

Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan and Harrison County EMA Director Rupert Lacy have issued a temporary emergency burn ban for Harrison County.

  Crews work to restore power after Zeta damages Gulf Coast

As expected, coast residents are starting to experience power outages due to Hurricane Zeta’s powerful winds.

  970 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths reported Thursday in Mississippi

179 new cases and one new death were reported in South Mississippi on Thursday

MEMA reports one fatality, multiple injuries from Hurricane Zeta

MEMA says multiple counties are currently reporting damages and debris from the hurricane.

  Hwy 90 closed in Harrison County, drivers urged to stay off roads

As the sun rises Thursday, crews in South Mississippi are starting to head out to assess the damage left by Hurrican Zeta.

  Pascagoula River Bridge closed due to semi-truck overturning

The Pascagoula River Bridge is closed due to a semi-truck overturning on I-10 East near the 66 mile marker.

  Roof ripped off historic 100 Men Hall in Bay St. Louis

Owner Rachel Dangermond was inside when it happened, and said the sounds and vibrations reminded her of what she felt during Hurricane Betsy in 1965.

  Hurricane Zeta knocks down Bay Vista Baptist Church steeple

At the peak of Hurricane Zeta, strong winds managed to knock down the steeple at the Bay Vista Baptist Church in Biloxi.

First death of Hurricane Zeta reported in New Orleans

Emergency personnel in New Orleans are reporting what appears to be the first death linked to Hurricane Zeta.

  WATCH: 10PM Hurricane Zeta Update for South Mississippi

Hurricane’s Zeta’s winds are still ripping across South Mississippi, but we’re getting a sense of the damage caused by the storm.

President Trump approves Mississippi’s Hurricane Zeta emergency declaration

Reeves announced Wednesday morning that he signed the emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.

  Cars underwater at the Golden Nugget Casino

The first floor of the casino garage is flooded as the storm surge pushes onto land

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and he refused instructions from security to leave the field, behavior that Major League Baseball said risked the safety of others.

  WATCH: 7PM Hurricane Zeta Update for South Mississippi

The winds are blowing, the rain is coming down and people are starting to lose power across South Mississippi as Hurricane Zeta moves across our area.

  WATCH: 5PM Hurricane Zeta Update for South Mississippi

South Mississippi is starting to feel the impact of Hurricane Zeta as the storm moves closer to us. Zeta made landfall near Cocodrie, Louisiana around 4:15pm Wednesday afternoon.

Zeta to bring damaging winds and storm surge to South Mississippi

South Mississippi should hunker down by 3 PM. Storm winds may arrive between 4pm and 7pm.

  WATCH: 2PM Hurricane Zeta Update for South Mississippi

Hurricane Zeta is now a Category 2 storm. The newest happenings at 2pm on Wednesday involve several cities issuing curfews ahead of Zeta's arrival.

  WATCH: Noon Hurricane Zeta Update for South Mississippi

The newest happenings at Noon on Wednesday involve several coast casinos closing early for the day.

  1,000 new COVID-19 cases, 19 new deaths reported Wednesday in Mississippi

230 new cases and two new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Wednesday

  Gaming Commission will not mandate closure of casinos ahead of Zeta

The commission has asked the properties to discourage patrons or staff from arriving at, or departing from the property during inclement weather and to discourage anyone from leaving the property until conditions allow for safe travel.

Hancock County issues mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors and cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead and Waveland have issued a mandatory evacuation effective immediately.

  GMA meteorologist Ginger Zee reports in Pass Christian ahead of Zeta

While Jim Cantore sightings might be a familiar past time for those living on the Gulf Coast, seeing other nationally recognized meteorologists is always a treat for South Mississippi, even if it does mean impending severe weather.

  What it means for a city to declare a state of emergency

During hurricane season, you might hear that your city has declared a “state of emergency.” What does this ominous-sounding phrase actually mean and how does it affect everyday citizens?

  South Mississippi Strong: Moore Community House serves low-income families with free early childhood education

Since 1924, Moore Community House has provided endless support to low-income families. For more than 20 years, early learning has been on the rise to ensure a valuable education for children in those families.

  Boy Scout troop helps fill sandbags in Long Beach ahead of Zeta

Once the school bell rang, more than 15 Boy Scouts traded their school bags for sandbags.

  Alabama lawn mowing man, Rodney Smith Jr., fighting to stay in the U.S.

Rodney Smith Jr., who lives in Huntsville, is known around the country for providing free lawn care service.

  Surge of young voters is expected on Election Day

A surge of young voters is expected to create waves at the polls.

  Experts recommend you review your finances as COVID-19 rages

The Secure Act 2020 also will allow you to withdraw up to $100,000 from your retirement without a 10 percent penalty, spreading tax liability over three years.

  Harrison Central Red Rebels welcome donation of new practice equipment

The New Orleans Saints and John Fayard Moving helping out a South Mississippi high school football team.

  Gulfport Harbor busy with preparations as Hurricane Zeta approaches

With a landfall expected on Wednesday night, residents are scrambling once again to get prepared.

  Popp’s Ferry Bridge opening frequently as boats evacuate harbors

Drivers traveling on the Popp’s Ferry Bridge Tuesday afternoon should leave extra time to reach their destination.

Miss. Sec. of State: 190,000 absentee ballots requested before Election Day

Secretary of State Michael Watson is discussing final preparations for Election Day.

Most Mississippians plan to vote ‘yes’ on adopting a new state flag, survey finds

A survey out Tuesday found that most Mississippians plan to vote ‘yes’ on Mississippi Ballot Measure 3.

Walden leaves USM for Austin Peay

University of Southern Mississippi interim head football coach Scotty Walden leaves Hattiesburg behind for Austin Peay State University.

  Coast shrimpers sell catch, leave harbor for Zeta

For South Mississippi shrimpers, evacuating ahead of storms has become routine, even as they enjoy what’s been a fairly successful white shrimp season.

  Still hampered by virus, US casinos want aid in recovering

The U.S. casino industry is seeking tax and regulatory relief from the government as it tries to recover from the coronavirus outbreak, which cost states more than $2 billion in lost tax revenue while casinos were shut down for four months this year.

  854 new COVID-19 cases, 20 new deaths reported Tuesday in Mississippi

235 new cases and two new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Tuesday

City of Madison comes out against medical marijuana initiative

Madison city leaders are the latest to oppose marijuana initiative.

  Coast cities issue mandatory harbor evacuations ahead of Zeta

As Hurricane Zeta continues to threaten South Mississippi, harbors across the Coast are issuing evacuation orders.

Mississippi absentee voting continues to increase

Mississippi’s top elections official says absentee voting continues at a brisk pace.

  MGCCC pauses football for 14 days due to COVID concerns

Mississippi Gulf Coast is pausing football operations for 14 days beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27, because of COVID-19 concerns.

Beachside pumpkin patch in Pass Christian prepares for Zeta

Residents and businesses across the Coast are once again preparing for the possibility of a storm.

  Advocates say domestic violence worse amid pandemic

Domestic violence advocates say there’s a pandemic within a pandemic.

'Life has to go on’: Harrison Co. residents react to latest executive order

Harrison County is now one of 16 counties set to be under a mask mandate. Jackson is the only other Coast county that is a part of the new mandate.

UMMC’s 1,000th hospitalized patient with COVID-19 safely discharged home

Just one little dinner.That’s how 34-year-old Timothy Hudson describes what happened that led to a week-long hospitalization with COVID-19, fever spiking at 104 degrees, debilitating body aches, an alarmingly fast heartbeat and spasms of coughing.