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  Local director filming horror flick in quiet community of Hurley

Local director Creighton Hobbs is returning to a place he knows well to film his new horror flick, One Must Survive.

  Biloxi cemetery tour features city’s colorful past

  Implosion draws spectators, blows out neighboring business windows

  Our Lady Academy artists paint mural for Hancock County community

Saints extend win streak to five games with total team effort against the Bears

  Asian Hoopfest brings together basketball players from across region

  Hard Rock Hotel crane crumbles to ground after delayed explosion; full demolition is next

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Hancock County still experiencing flooding issues

  Mississippi State Falls To LSU

  Fall Muster draws hundreds of spectators, reenactors to Beauvoir

New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace vandalized sign

  Gulf Coast Equality Fest celebrates LGBTQ community

Sunshine makes an appearance for annual Gautier Mullet & Music Fest

  PHS class of ‘74 spends reunion giving back

The Pascagoula High School class of 1974 spent their Saturday giving back.

  Hundreds make ‘Strides Against Breast Cancer’ despite rainfall

Rain couldn’t stop hundreds of people from showing up Saturday morning in Biloxi to support the fight against breast cancer.

UPDATE: Hard Rock crane demolition won’t happen until Sunday at noon, city says

The City of New Orleans released a statement saying the controlled demolition of the Hard Rock Hotel cranes will not happen until Sunday at noon.

Boil water advisory issued for Gulfport area

Officials have issued a boil water advisory for residents near Kendall Avenue from 52nd Street south to 50th Street.

  Pascagoula High football players go bald for breast cancer awareness

High water forces road closure in Biloxi

  Paranormal investigator hits Pascagoula for second ‘Third Friday’

Ole Miss foundation to pay $500,000 of new leader’s salary

Harrison County man arrested after marijuana plants, firearm violations found in his home

President Trump confirms Tupelo visit ahead of statewide elections

  Shortage of critical chemo drug used to treat childhood cancers

The chemo drug used to treat most childhood cancer is in short supply.

  Volunteer firefighter shortage not only affects safety, it may also impact your wallet

Volunteer firefighter participation is waning all over the state and in some places, it has a direct effect on your insurance bill.

Singing River Mall property sale pushed back

The sale of the Singing River Mall property will have to wait until next year. The City of Gautier said it needs more time to purchase it for $7 million.

  St. Clare festival changes name because of a lack of oysters

Friday was preparation day for the St. Clare Fall Fest. It won’t be long before the catfish will be ready for frying, and the desserts are almost too pretty to eat. However, what will be scarce are the oysters the festival was once famous for.

Pascagoula installs pet waste stations along Beach Boulevard

Five new pet waste stations now sit along Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula. The bag and trash bins are near the Beach Promenade.

Hancock County to hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Hancock County residents are invited to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.

  The 14th tropical storm of the season, Nestor, forms in the Gulf

Forecast calls for a tropical storm to make a Florida Panhandle landfall. Main impacts east of South Mississippi.

Hard Rock crane demolition delayed until Saturday

The City of New Orleans announced Friday that it has pushed the demolition of the Hard Rock Hotel cranes to Saturday around noon.

  Hundreds Light the Night at Jones Park for blood cancer cure

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s annual “Light the Night” illuminated Jones Park Thursday as hundreds walked for a cure.

Opry Entertainment Group, Gray TV announce Circle, a new country lifestyle network

Circle will feature original programming centered around artists and their lives on and off the stage. Its lineup includes the return of a weekly broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous.

Ole Miss to begin selling beer at Saturday’s football game

Beer will begin being sold inside a Mississippi college’s football stadium at a game this weekend.

Evacuation area expanded as crews plan to demolish Hard Rock Hotel cranes

Emergency crews will spend the day putting their plan into action to bring down the two massive cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel collapse. The plan will involve using explosives to implode the cranes and remove them safely.

  College Board meets for first time since appointing Glenn Boyce University of Mississippi Chancellor

The hiring process of University of Mississippi Chancellor Glenn Boyce is still sparking protests and concerns. Questions of transparency are at the heart of that.Thursday was the first Board of Trustees meeting since naming Glenn Boyce chancellor.

Law enforcement explains process behind issuing Amber Alerts

With two Amber Alerts being issued this week, we spoke with law enforcement on what goes into issuing an Amber Alert.

  Jackson County School District adds private security guards

The Jackson County School District has never had more than three school resource officers provided by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to serve all 14 schools in the district. This year, superintendent Barry Amacker said it was time to do something rather than nothing.

Trump planning November visit to Tupelo to campaign for Reeves

Police Chief Bart Aguirre said there have been discussions about the president visiting Tupelo on the Friday before the November 5 general election.

  Relatives say mother acted suspiciously before abducting children from Copiah County home at gunpoint

A nationwide Amber Alert was canceled a day later after a three-year-old girl and one-year-old boy abducted in Copiah County Wednesday were found safe.

Winners announced in annual Wiggins Scarecrow Convention

Each year, an imaginative group of retired educators known as The Pine Hill Ladies hosts a Scarecrow Convention in Wiggins.

Planning Commission compromise doesn’t satisfy everyone

A Biloxi Planning Commission decision on Thursday split the difference between what a developer wanted and what area residents wanted.

  Coastal Mississippi hosts travel and leisure industry leaders

The Coastal Mississippi tourism board is looking to better market, sell, and communicate all that the Gulf Coast has to offer.

  Bay St. Louis students make their voices heard in mock election

North Bay Elementary School in Bay St. Louis held a mock election as part of Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s “Promote the Vote” campaign.

  Online predators: What parents need to know to keep their kids safe

A recent study done in Europe polled about 4,000 kids aged 8-13 and asked them about their internet usage. More than half said they met strangers online or through social media platforms.

Search suspended for pilot, plane believed to have crashed in Gulf en route to Gonzales

Authorities suspended a search for the pilot of a small aircraft they believed crashed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Amber Alert cancelled: Children kidnapped from Copiah Co. home found safe

According to MHP, both Dior and Zarie Wade have been found and are safe.

  Donations of drones, rocket bring Coast aviation museum closer to completion

The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum in Gulfport is one step closer to opening after receiving several new additions.

Crews keep close eye on Hard Rock site, vigils set for Thursday night

Emergency crews are racing against the clock to bring down the rest of the collapsed structure in the New Orleans Central Business District in a safe manner. This comes as recovery efforts are also underway for the bodies of two workers who are still inside.

  Amber Alert canceled after two kids from Copiah Co., Miss. found safe

Copiah County investigators are searching for two children who were taken at gunpoint from their babysitter Wednesday evening.

  Mississippi State Baseball set for return to MGM Park

For the first time since 2018, MGM Park will host a college baseball game involving an SEC team.

  Mississippi is the best place to live the “American Dream,” according to new research

New research says Mississippi is the best place to live the American Dream, but there's a catch.

  Porter Avenue residents against proposed apartment complex

A developer wants to build an apartment complex on 5.33 acres of land he owns, but part of that land juts into the single-family home neighborhood, and some residents do not want the complex there.

  Brookhaven mother outraged after 15-year-old son charged with attempted murder

A Brookhaven mother is outraged after she says her teenage son was charged with attempted murder for a crime she says he didn’t commit.

  Homeland Security launching crackdown on counterfeit contacts, makeup in time for Halloween

If a vendor sells an item valued at hundreds for much less, chances are it’s fake.

  Historic golf club could be weeks away from closing for good

The Gulf Hills Golf Club and the 120-acre golf course sit nearly vacant and, as of Wednesday, are 15 days away from potentially closing for good.

  Forest Heights residents angry over land clearing along Turkey Creek in Gulfport

Over the last week, 80 acres of woods along Turkey Creek in Gulfport have been cleared.

Candlelight vigils to be held for victims of Hard Rock construction collapse

Candlelight vigils will be held on Thursday to honor those workers who were injured or killed in Saturday’s building collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel site.

Murder suspect was not mistakenly released from Miss. prison, MDOC commissioner says

Commissioner Hall said that MDOC never received any opposition or documentation saying that Murry should not be released.

Deputies arrest fugitive accused of shooting wife in Jackson County

Anderson was wanted after he was accused of shooting his estranged wife on Monday, October 14 in Jackson County.

Excel by 5 receives large Wells Fargo donation

Biloxi's Excel by 5 will soon be getting some new playground equipment for students and the community thanks to a donation from Wells Fargo.

  Main gate at Keesler AFB to stay closed 2 extra weeks

The main gate at Keesler Air Force Base will remain closed a little longer due to construction.

  Chevron career fair shows 7th graders what engineers do

Around 350 seventh graders from Jackson and George counties got some hands-on lessons in engineering Tuesday at Chevron's career fair.

Red Cross looking for volunteers to help ‘Sound the Alarm’ in Biloxi

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help canvass neighborhoods in Biloxi to educate people on fire safety.

  South Mississippi Strong: Never Lose Sight helps blind people live normal lives

David Lancaster founded an organization, Never Lose Sight, to help those who have lost their sight or are seeing impaired regain their independence.

  Mississippi Sound Coalition set to protect South Mississippi

Local governments are taking steps to ensure South Mississippi’s voice is heard in future spillway conversations.

Crews concerned about weather impact on Hard Rock construction site

New Orleans city leaders warn there could be another collapse at the Hard Rock construction site, and they urge people to stay away. Wednesday’s (Oct. 16) rain could increase the chances of more falling debris.

Gautier’s 2019 Mullet & Music Fest poster unveiled

We’re getting a glimpse at the official poster for the 29th annual Gautier Mullet & Music Fest.

  Gulfport seeks suggestions for city’s recreational facilities

Gulfport’s Department of Leisure Services is getting ready to upgrade its master plan for the first time in 20 years.

  Moss Point mayor’s salary up for debate

Moss Point city leaders Tuesday went into executive session to discuss reinstating Mayor Mario King’s salary and suspending a controversial administrative policy.

  Lincoln County specialty tea farm finds niche for their product worldwide

Like any other real success, the Great Mississippi Tea Company has a great story!

Jim Hood criticizes Tate Reeves’ education ad

Jim Hood called a press conference to further express concern over the Reeves ad.

  Health experts warn those who vape could possibly be more prone to getting flu

As vaping illnesses and deaths climb across the country, health officials warn vaping could make flu season worse.

  New interstate may impact Mississippi residents in its path

A new interstate may be coming through Mississippi. Interstate 14 is America’s newest highway. Construction has already begun in Texas and if Congress approves the remaining route, it would stretch through Louisiana and Mississippi.

Sentencing for Matthew Naquin in Max Gruver case delayed due to family illness

A jury has decided ex-LSU student, Matthew Naquin, is guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of fraternity pledge, Max Gruver. The six-person jury reached a verdict Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Marshals actively searching for man accused of shooting wife in Jackson Co.

Federal marshals are currently looking for O’Keem Anderson, also known as Bo Love. Anderson is accused of shooting his estranged wife on Monday, October 14.

  Be Local: Store partners with OSSD to become official shop for Greyhound gear

If you are an Ocean Springs Greyhounds fan, there is one place you need to go before you get to the stadium.

Alabama man identified as body found floating near Deer Island

Officials have released the identity of the man found floating near Deer Island as 43-year-old Michael Anthony Blakeney Jr.

  Police give “all clear” after bomb threat at North Gulfport Middle School

Students at North Gulfport Middle School returned to class about two hours after being evacuated for a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon.

  First MSU Head Start center opens in Biloxi

Tuesday was the first day of school for more than 50 three to five-year-olds at Gorenflo Elementary.

The time is now to get your flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to get their flu vaccine by the end of October.