Gautier, MS – EMS Dispatched to Injury Accident on I-10 near Ex 61

The incident occurred on Interstate 10 at Exit 61 in Jackson County, according to initial reports. At around 11:33 p.m. that night, the incident was reported to local authorities. Medical workers on the scene treated the injured individuals. Emergency personnel were rushed to the scene to help the involved parties....
Gulfport, MSWLOX

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport makes changes as COVID-19 cases surge

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is making changes in response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Mississippi. “We are certainly concerned and we are beginning to look at our facility, look at our plans, what kind of surge planning we need to put into place,” said Kathy Ladner, VP of Patient Care Services. “So we’re evaluating all of those things now. Certainly we are seeing the numbers go up, we are concerned about what we are seeing and we want to be prepared for that.”
Mississippi Stateamericanmilitarynews.com

Airman killed, 3 injured in vehicle crash on Mississippi Air Force Base

A U.S. Air Force airman was killed and three more people were injured on Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle crash on Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. The Air Force Base announced the deceased airman, who was assigned to the 81st Training Wing, was killed after the vehicle accident involving pedestrians at around 1:25 p.m. The base did not specify whether the deceased airman was the driver of the vehicle or one of the pedestrians.
Mississippi StateBiloxi Sun Herald

South Mississippi oyster restaurant named in top 1% of US for ‘Everyday Eats’

It’s an elite list, and landing a TripAdvisor’s 2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award is even sweeter considering the challenging year during the pandemic. “Food and service excellent,” is one of the reviews on the TripAdvisor website that put Half Shell Oyster House in Gulfport on the list of the top 25 restaurants in the country for “Everyday Eats.”
Gulfport, MSWLOX

LIVE REPORT: Casinos enacting mask mandates

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is making changes today in response to an increased COVID caseload. Number of new COVID cases grows around U.S. Health officials get more aggressive with urging Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, as the delta variant spreads. The 4 O'Clock Show. Drive to vaccinate: Dr. Pamela...
Pascagoula, MSWLOX

Multiple coast school districts will now require masks

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - When classes begin in the Pascagoula-Gautier, Moss Point and Picayune school districts next week, all students and employees will be required to wear masks. The mandate includes everyone inside a school building or on a school bus. The decisions were announced Thursday following the CDC’s recommendation...
Biloxi, MSWJTV.com

One in custody after Airman dies on Keesler Air Force Base

BILOXI, Miss. (WJTV) – One person is in custody after an Airman at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi died during a vehicle accident on-base. The incident, which happened Wednesday afternoon, injured three others. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a civilian contractor was arrested and federal charges...
Biloxi, MSWLOX

Biloxi mayor announces choice for new fire chief

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Biloxi could have a new fire chief by next week. Thursday, Mayor FoFo Gilich announced Nicholaus Geiser as his choice to take over the top job. The appointment must be approved by a majority of the Biloxi City Council members, and is on Tuesday’s council agenda.
Biloxi, MSWLOX

Beau Rivage requires employees to wear masks

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - A Biloxi casino is now asking its employees to wear masks. The Beau Rivage and Gold Strike is requiring all employees to wear face masks temporarily while working indoors. The decision takes effect today, July 29, for both vaccinated and unvaccinated employees. MGM Resorts made the...