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Accused cop killer connected to Biloxi High School threat from a year ago  WLOX

NAACP Biloxi Chapter President James Crowell remembers it well because he says his goddaughter was the child named in the threat. He says the threat came ...

Mother of man accused in Biloxi cop slaying says her son was troubled  WLOX

The mother of the 19-year-old accused of shooting a Biloxi police officer says her son was troubled and his mental health had been sliding in recent months.

An ‘ambush’: New details released in killing of Biloxi police officer Robert McKeithen  Biloxi Sun Herald

Accused Biloxi police cop killer, Darian Atkinson, walked up behind veteran Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen and shot him several times in the back.

Coast high schools among the best in Mississippi, report says. Three are in top 10.  Biloxi Sun Herald

List of the best high schools in Mississippi according to U.S. News and World Report. Pass Christian High School is ranked 3rd. Ocean Springs, Gulfport ...

Biloxi resource officer earns Crime Stoppers award  WLOX

Biloxi School Resource Officer Daisy McCarroll earned the Crime Stoppers Education Officer of the Year award.

Who was the Coast’s boys basketball player of the year in 2018-19? Vote now.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Fans can vote on the top high school boys basketball player in South Mississippi for the 2018-19 campaign. Candidates are from Biloxi, Pascagoula, Picayune ...

FMSD names new superintendent  Scott County Times

The Forest Municipal School District Board of Trustees made the announcement last week that they have hired a new superintendent to lead the school system.

Shooting victim who entered Biloxi High School shot himself, police say  Sun Herald

A report of a shooting that led to a lockdown at Biloxi High was determined to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Biloxi High School was placed on ...

One of the nation’s top young baseball stars landed in Biloxi and he is ‘off the charts’  Biloxi Sun Herald

Arizona State baseball commit Colt Keith has transferred to Biloxi High School in Mississippi. The infielder committed to the Sun Devils as a freshman and is an ...

Biloxi High experiencing problems with air conditioning  WLOX

Parents are expressing concerns after learning Biloxi High School is having issues with their air conditioning unit, and students are having to learn in what one ...

Down 5 suspended players, Biloxi had to find a way vs. Gulfport. Here’s what happened.  Sun Herald

The Biloxi High School basketball team beat Gulfport MS behind Jariyon and JaRonn Wilkens. The Indians remain undefeated headed into Saturday's game vs.

Coast basketball roundup: Biloxi turns it on in 2nd half to take down Gulfport  Biloxi Sun Herald

Biloxi topped Gulfport to win the Region 8-6A championship. Long Beach, Pascagoula and Bay High also claimed region tournament titles to advance in the ...

Arizona State commit Colt Keith transfers to Biloxi MS | Biloxi  Biloxi Sun Herald

Arizona State baseball commit Colt Keith has transferred to Biloxi MS High School from Verrado in Buckeye, Arizona.

Here’s the ’19 schedule for Battle at the Beach tourney on the Mississippi Gulf Coast  Biloxi Sun Herald

Battle at the Beach high school baseball tournament will take place March 10-16 in Biloxi and across the MS Gulf Coast. Here's the full schedule for the event, ...

Biloxi’s talented twins deliver in classic battle with Gulfport  Sun Herald

The Biloxi High School baseball team battled Gulfport MS Friday night in a crucial Class 6A battle at Bert Jenkins Gymnasium. Jariyon Wilens and Jaronn ...

Parents express concern following threat at Biloxi High School  WLOX

Parents are raising concerns over a threat made by a student at Biloxi High School.

Biloxi and its sensational transfer are showing everyone that they’re the real deal  Biloxi Sun Herald

Biloxi High School baseball is having an strong season behind Arizona State commit Colten Keith. He moved to the MS Gulf Coast school before his junior year.

Gulf Coast schools seeing a rise in flu cases  WLOX

Once again the flu virus has taken hold of the Gulf Coast. This time, it has its sights set on the school systems.

Here’s how No. 1 Biloxi fared against SEC-caliber talent in Saturday’s HoopsFest  Sun Herald

Biloxi High School played Florence MS in Hoopsfest Saturday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Also playing were Stone High-Gulfport, St. Martin-Bay High, ...

Meet the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s 2019 Royal Court  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Gulf Coast Carnival Association announces its 2019 royal court, which includes the dukes, maids, pages, flag bearers and key girl. See the March 3 Sun ...

A proud Coast high school basketball program is in search of a new coach  Biloxi Sun Herald

Pass Christian MS High School is in the market for a new boys basketball coach after Willie James stepped down from the post. The Pirates won a state ...

Biloxi man faces charges after causing school lockdowns  WLOX

Jauan Markel Williams, 20, faces misdemeanor charges after causing three Biloxi schools to be locked down Wednesday.

Who do you think was the Coast’s top boys athlete for the week of Jan. 14? Vote now.  Sun Herald

Fans have a chance to vote on the top high school boys athlete for the week of Jan. 14 in South MS. Candidates are from Biloxi, Gulfport, Poplarville, St. Patrick, ...

West Harrison Hurricane Band receives donation from Yamaha  WLOX

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The band program at West Harrison High School has a few reasons to toot its own horn, which is a good thing because they ...

Students find deeper meaning for school-sponsored blood drive  WLOX

The Harrison Central High School National Honor Society sponsored a blood drive on campus Friday.

Harrison County School District making progress on bond issue projects  WLOX

The Harrison County School District has made a change to part of its $55 million school improvement plan.

Twins moved to Biloxi with a basketball title on their minds. Now they’re 4 wins away.  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Biloxi MS High School basketball team is four wins away from a title with twins Jariyon and JaRonn Wilkens making a difference. The Indians play the Petal ...

New program in Biloxi gives panhandlers a hand up instead of a handout  WLOX

Salvation Army leaders announced a new program Monday called the Help Card that gives residents and visitors a thoughtful option in which to respond to ...

High school students face real-life risks as they approach the prom season  WLOX

Pearl River Central High School students were shown a reenactment of an accident that was reminiscent of what you might see in a movie.

Gulfport High brings mothers, sons together for valuable life lessons  WLOX

There's always learning happening at Gulfport High School, but Friday's lessons stand out as something very different.

Striped bass find new home in Fort Bayou  WLOX

The event was the culmination of a school year's worth of research into the ecosystem and how to grow the fish in order to release them safely.

Scholar Athletes: Pegoda twins use sibling rivalry as motivation in the classroom and on the field  WLOX

Over the years, the Pegoda twins have been two of Biloxi High's best and brightest students on the pitch and in the classroom, and they credit each other for the ...

Bobby Hall left Biloxi for ‘a real football town.’ It didn’t work out for him there.  Sun Herald

Bobby Hall left the Biloxi football program and questioned the quality of football on the Mississippi Coast. He took a job at Philadelphia High School, but that ...

Bayou View Middle School cuts ribbon on $2 million in security enhancements  WLOX

A new entrance, perimeter fencing, and updated security cameras headline the school's upgrades.

Biloxi Police Dept. strengthens layer of background checks for panhandling permit process  FOX 8 Live WVUE

It's been a year since Biloxi began issuing permits for panhandlers, and now the police department will have a bigger role in the process.

Biloxi City Council approves emergency contract for road work  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A unanimous vote of 7-0 secured the completion of road work on Reynoir Street between Esters and Division Street and on Benachi ...

Biloxi City Council discusses Land Development Ordinance change for downtown Howard Avenue  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Tuesday's special city council meeting was called to discuss amending the Land Development Ordinance to classify the downtown ...

Coast educators selected as finalists for Administrator of the Year, Teacher of the Year  WLOX

The Mississippi Department of Education has announced the eight finalists for the Administrator of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards, and the Pass ...

Popular playground and splash pad close in Biloxi  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Caution tape now surrounds an empty playground in Biloxi. City officials closed the Point Cadet playground and splash pad Thursday after ...

Coast families, organizations raise awareness for Autism  WLOX

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - People around the world wore blue Tuesday to raise awareness for Autism. April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, a day ...

Biloxi’s new football coach is ‘excited’ about his team. Here’s why.  Sun Herald

Friday night's jamboree contest gave Biloxi football fans a brief glimpse of what to expect in Katlan French's first season as the Indians' head coach, and it may ...

Biloxi’s first new movie theater since Katrina will open soon — and more is on the way  Sun Herald

The new Premier movie theater at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi opens later this month and three new performing arts centers are on the way, bringing more family ...

Biloxi’s baseball coach isn’t big on flying, but he was a ‘rock star’ with the Blue Angels  Sun Herald

Biloxi High School baseball coach Eddie Lofton admits that he doesn't care much for flying, but his experience Friday morning aboard an F/A-18 with a U.S. ...

Here are the top businesses that opened on the Coast in 2018, plus what’s still to come  Sun Herald

Family-friendly attractions came flooding back to the MS Coast in 2018, and many new restaurants and other businesses opened. Closings include Tulane ...

College students spend spring break holiday helping others  WLOX

This week there are a few students who have chosen, with the help of Community Collaborations International, to spend their spring break on the Mississippi ...

Bel Aire Elementary principal puckers up to kiss a pig  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A principal puckered up for a good cause Thursday. Bel Aire Elementary School set a goal to raise more than $2,000 for the Making ...

Mississippi State BETA Convention begins at Coliseum  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The State Senior BETA Convention began earlier Monday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. Some of the ...

Biloxi High School second in state in national poll  WLOX

A recent national poll on ranked Mississippi schools, and several Coast schools ended up with high marks.

Human bones unearthed on Highway 90 still unidentified one year later  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - In late April of 2018, contractors completing work on a Biloxi infrastructure project on U.S. Highway 90 unearthed human bones just south ...

Coast students show hard work is what it takes to get into college  WLOX

Gaining acceptance into the college of your dreams is hard enough, but are there now concerns that some college hopefuls have a better chance of getting in ...

The Katlan French era begins at Biloxi  WLOX

It's the dawn of a new day at Biloxi High School, as Katlan French begins his first fall practices as the Indians' head coach.

South MS teachers receive nearly $12,000 in grants from Mississippi Power  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Nineteen teachers from across South Mississippi are getting help with their lessons on environmental science thanks to Mississippi ...

Biloxi High School holds memorial for Parkland shooting victims  WLOX

The impact of the Parkland school shooting a month ago was seen all across the country Wednesday. Biloxi High School observed a national movement calling ...

PCMS robotics team does it again  WLOX

PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - The VEX IQ Robotics team at Pass Christian Middle School has done what they set out to do months ago. They will be ...

Coastal mayors show support for Tate Reeves  WLOX

In a speech at Gulfport's City Hall, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves announced the support of ten coastal mayors from Waveland to Pascagoula for his ...

Harrison Co. board ask MDEQ for help with full sewer lagoon  WLOX

Harrison County supervisors will ask the MDEQ to review a sewer lagoon that has reached its capacity and consider putting a moratorium on development in the ...

A one-handed running back and a stingy D carried East Central football to victory  Sun Herald

The East Central High School football team traveled to Biloxi Friday night for the Hornets' season opener. Running back Dylan Grinsteinner and linebacker ...

Sprinkler system malfunction floods part of Biloxi High School  WLOX

The chance of a shower was at 100 percent inside Biloxi High School early Saturday morning when the school's sprinkler system went a little haywire.

Pass students ready for state robotics competition  WLOX

The first-year robotics team at Pass Christian Middle School has been busy preparing for the state competition.

Mardi Gras bead donations now accepted  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - If you are suffering from the Mardi Gras bead hangover, there is a remedy. With just 24 hours since the last parade, it's already time to start ...

OLA sophomore brings her best to softball and school  WLOX

Our Lady Academy has a history of producing students who excel on the diamond and in the classroom. Grace Koons, a sophomore softball player on the varsity ...

Variety of restaurants opening in D’Iberville  WLOX

If you've recently been on the hunt for a nice place to eat in D'Iberville, you've likely noticed a few new spots, with new restaurants already open and more in the ...

Gaston Point Community Center Gym to reopen once work is complete  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Coach Rickey Toles is passionate about coaching and developing kids. That's why the closed gym at the Gaston Point Community ...

Tragic drowning leaves Gulfport family at a loss  WLOX

A community is in mourning after a nine-year-old girl tragically drowned in Gulfport Sunday.

Biloxi High band to march in America's oldest Thanksgiving Day parade  WLOX

This Thanksgiving, Biloxi High School's marching band members will be in Philadelphia performing at the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the country.

Volunteers pick up wreaths at Biloxi National Cemetery  WLOX

Volunteers all across the Coast are spending their Saturday morning performing a good deed at the Biloxi National Cemetery.

Katlan French named new head football coach at Biloxi High  WLOX

Biloxi Public School Board officials voted Coach Katlan French to become the next Head Football Coach at Biloxi High School.

Security enhancements coming for Port of Gulfport  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A major breakthrough in security enhancements at the Port of Gulfport was announced Friday ahead of the opening ceremonies at the ...

Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...

Four young teens tried to rob a D'Iberville convenience store. One was shot, cops say.  Sun Herald

The four suspects in an attempted robbery at Popps-Lamey Convenience Store in D'Iberville MS are believed to be minors, police said. The store owner fired ...

Renaissance Community Loan Fund meets with local leaders to discuss Opportunity Zones  WLOX

Entrepreneurs can now begin taking advantage of tax breaks just for investing in Hancock County.

St. Jude Dream Home celebrates floor signing  WLOX

The 2019 St. Jude Dream Home in Landon Green subdivision is near completion. One of the final elements of the build is the signing of the sub-floor of the ...

‘You were wrong, Mr. Mayor’: Gulfport councilwoman fires back at mayor as friction continues  WLOX

Tension continued to rise Tuesday between Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes and Councilwoman Ella Holmes-Hines with neither able to agree on the next steps for ...

Remembering Darren Endris  WXXV News 25

The Biloxi Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Darren Endris passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 52. The flags at Biloxi Fire ...

Galleria Parkway and Popp’s Ferry Road Development Project now open  WLOX

After slightly more than a year of detours, motorists in D'Iberville can finally navigate Galleria Parkway the way it was intended.

Happening April 6: Indian Nation 5K & Fun Run  WLOX

Biloxi High School's 5k and one-mile fun run is coming up soon. Here to tell us all about the exciting races and other fun things going at the event, we have ...

MGCCC Board of Directors votes on new campus police chief  WLOX

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Police Department has a new chief of police. Sherry Sheffield is the new top cop in Perkinston.

A Hall of Fame coach isn't holding back after resigning from Biloxi High  The Sun Herald

Biloxi football coach Bobby Hall is a legend in Mississippi with over 300 career wins and stops in Amory, Madison Central, Louisville, Raleigh and Wayne ...

Powerball jackpot of $750 million sends Mississippians west  WLOX

SLIDELL, LA (WLOX) - Powerball mania is sweeping the country, but for Mississippi resident Joann Spann-Fields, that still means a trip across state lines, but ...

Saucier man accused of killing toddler, another man denied bond  WLOX

A Saucier man accused of killing a two-year-old and another man in his home earlier this month was denied bond at his preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Coast businesses and organizations kick-off Move More Month  WLOX

The streets of downtown Gulfport were filled Wednesday morning with people celebrating the kick-off to Move More Month.

Silver Slipper Casino plans major expansion  WLOX

Wheels are in motion for a much-needed upgrade and expansion to the Silver Slipper Casino in Bay St. Louis.

Senior Dance Series gets festive with a Valentine’s Day spin  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Valentine's Day may be reason enough to take a turn on the dance floor. The Senior Sweetheart Soiree at Climb CDC's Family ...

Juveniles taken into custody after store robbery, 1 hospitalized  WLOX

An early morning convenience store robbery in D'Iberville turned into a shooting, a police chase and a K9 search through the woods.

Former Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway dead at 79  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Former Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway has died. According to city spokesman Vincent Creel, Holloway passed away at his home around 1 a.m. ...

Bobby Hall called out prep football on the Coast. People had a lot to say about it.  The Sun Herald

Biloxi head coach Bobby Hall talks to a referee during the fourth quarter of their game against Hancock at Brett Favre Field in Kiln on Oct. 27, 2017.

Students will enter brand new Biloxi Junior High this Friday  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Teachers at Biloxi Junior High are excited about their new school. Students returning to class this Friday will walk into a brand new, $35 ...

More arrests made in Hancock County drug bust  WLOX

With the help of other agencies, Hancock County made a bust that included the search of multiple locations and the seizure of methamphetamine, marijuana, ...

Biloxi’s new football coach is the son of a legend and he is ‘expecting big things’  The Sun Herald

Biloxi High School has hired the replacement for football coach Bobby Hall. Katlan French is the son of longtime high school coach Jack French.

Guinea pigs soon to be up for adoption at HSSM, adoption fee increased  WLBT

Guinea pigs that were rescued from a Gulfport hoarding situation Thursday will soon be available for adoption, but the adoption fee has gone up due to recent ...

South Mississippi Strong: Coast trainer turns life low point into inspiration  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - From despair to serving as an inspiration, personal trainer Sean Fayard has seen both ends of the spectrum. Despite hitting the lowest of ...

The driver’s ed teacher at Biloxi High was arrested on a DUI charge  The Sun Herald

David Wayne King, 44, has been arrested on charges of DUI test refusal and careless driving in D'Iberville. He is assistant football coach at Biloxi High School.

Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team debuts performance at Keesler Air Force Base  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team revealed its very first performance of its 2019 tour at Levitow Training Support Facility Drill Pad at ...

36th annual Chefs of the Coast offers taste of coast cuisine  WLOX

There was just about any kind of food you can imagine at the 36th annual Chefs of the Coast showcase at the Coast Coliseum.

Biloxi High’s JROTC members are masters of drill skills  The Sun Herald

Biloxi High School's Air Force JROTC team were recently presented with a state championship trophy for their mastery of drill skills that combine hard work, ...

Ingalls’ 11th LPD class ship celebrates keel authentication  WLOX

Ingalls Shipbuilding took the next step Friday in authenticating the keel of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29).

Mississippi Secretary of State speaks at Maritime Museum  WLOX

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann was the guest speaker at the general membership meeting of the Mississippi Maritime Museum.

South Mississippi Strong: Heather Eason and the Comeback Coolers phenomenon  WLOX

Comeback Cooler is Heather Eason's brainchild and the coolest pay-it-forward campaign around. Not only is it helping victims of devastation around the country, ...

43rd annual Krewe of Diamondhead parade rolls in Hancock County  WLOX

Hancock County came out to take part in the Mardi Gras fun as the Krewe of Diamondhead rolled Saturday.

Handcuffed man facing misdemeanors escaped, Hancock sheriff says. Now he faces felony charges.  Sun Herald

A handcuffed man wearing an orange jail jumpsuit faced only misdemeanor charges until he fled from police after a hearing in municipal court, officials said.

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