Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:06:00 ESTWe don't know exactly what the Oscar-winning actor is doing in Jackson, however we do know that he is down south to star in the Civil War drama "The Free State of Jones".
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:20:00 ESTMiss Mississippi Jasmine Murray was invited to attend the National Prayer Breakfast to sing for President Obama and the First Lady, as well as 3,600 dignitaries.
Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:00:00 EST20-year-old Michael Simeon of Lumberton, MS got a chance to audition for American Idol. But something even more special happened right after his performance.
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:58:00 EDTHollywood comes calling again offering chances for you to appear in a movie being filmed here in the Jackson area.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:43:00 ESTA brand new exhibit opened at Graceland, giving visitors and up close and personal view of The King and his lifetime of music.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:38:00 ESTA group of second grade students, mostly girls, at the St. Edmund's Academy in Pittsburgh were asked what they thought about the "Normal Barbie," a doll that represents the actual measurements and body types of a real woman.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:59:00 EDTA Gulfport family has taken the Halloween spirit to a scary new level. If you happen to see their strange vehicle coming down the road, don't be afraid. Al Magnusen calls his 1973 Mercury Monterey the "Halloween Machine."
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:58:00 EDTA unique exhibit, titled "Coastal Fascination," by photographer Mike Ramsey is currently on display at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus library in Long Beach.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:42:00 EDTA Waveland woman who was forced to move to Birmingham, Alabama after Hurricane Katrina destroyed her family's home says a national television show is giving her family a chance to move back home. But some post Katrina rules and regulations could stand in the way of it all.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:09:00 EDTThe words "Lights, Cameras, Action" will soon be heard in the City of Waveland. A Hollywood film maker is in the process of opening a movie studio in the city. The hope is to lure Tinseltown to the Coast.
Thu, 3 Mar 2016 11:55:00 ESTBobbi Kristina Brown was moved to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Monday after originally being taken to North Fulton Hospital in Roswell on Saturday, according to CNN.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:51:00 ESTKress Live was packed Mardi Gras day, and hundreds witnessed Afroman's punch that has caused so much outrage. WLOX News spoke with some of the folks who saw the shocking attack as it happened, and caught the entire thing on video.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:39:00 ESTAfroman is apologizing for hitting a woman on stage during a concert in Biloxi Tuesday. And he's telling TMZ that he's going to get help for his anxiety. In an interview with TMZ, Afroman gave a number of different reasons for his actions, saying the show was earlier than he normally plays, and he was out of his routine.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:58:00 ESTNew Orleans police detective Winston Harbin took the internet by storm when he line danced his way into the hearts of Mardi Gras revelers while getting down to "Wobble" by V.I.C. Now, another NOPD officer's video is getting some online attention.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:34:00 ESTIt's that time of year. Here are 70 vintage photos of the world famous Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans.
Fri, 6 Feb 2015 18:31:00 ESTWe have news that music fans in South Mississippi won't want to hear. WLOX News has confirmed the Gulfport Music Festival will not be held this May.
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 20:43:00 ESTThe Walter Anderson Museum of Art hopes a colorful display will catch your eye. Thursday, a museum representative did what's called a "yarn bomb" at Jones Park in Gulfport. He wrapped a palm tree with colorful felt. The purpose was to draw attention to an upcoming exhibition at the Ocean Springs museum to celebrate the 111th birthday of Dr. Seuss.
Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:26:00 ESTIn just a few weeks, a Moss Point native will be getting the silver screen treatment. You won't see his face, but his music will take a prominent role in a Spike Lee film coming to theaters.
Mon, 2 Feb 2015 23:18:00 ESTRumors of a fight involving R&B star R. Kelly at a Gulfport nightclub have been swirling on the internet. But Gulfport Police say no charges were filed in the dispute. And the club owner says it's all about a business deal gone bad.
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 20:57:00 ESTA 15-year-old guitar player is being called a blues legend in the making. Christone Ingram, or Kingfish, lives in Clarksdale, Mississippi--a town synonymous with the blues.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:03:00 ESTA Texas teacher's dance video with his students through the halls of their high school will make you want to get up and dance... or at least make you smile.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:02:00 ESTA movie filmed in Baton Rouge last year is set to be released in North America on August 7, 2015, but the official trailer of Fantastic Four was released Tuesday.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:49:00 ESTA Laurel woman has landed a major modeling contract, making history as the first plus size model of her size to sign with a major agency.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:00:00 ESTCarnival got a kick start with a puppy parade this weekend. The Mystic Krewe of Pupseidon led the first Mardi Gras parade on the Coast Saturday in Diamondhead. It was also the first year for the krewe, and organizers say it won't be the last.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:45:00 ESTA new documentary called “Art and Craft” tells the story of prolific art forger Mark Landis and the museum registrar who spent years tracking him down.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:52:00 ESTIf you see Jim Cantore in Biloxi around Mardi Gras, don't get worried that a storm is on the way. The Weather Channel meteorologist will be leading the Krewe of Neptune's first night parade as Grand Marshal. Hopefully, that means only beads will rain down on the revelers.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:30:00 ESTThe lineup for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been announced.
Thu, 8 Jan 2015 23:06:00 ESTThe 2nd annual Elvis Authenticated Auction hosted at Graceland left many fans in awe after Elvis' first recording went for $300,000.
Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:59:00 ESTIf Elvis was still alive to celebrate his 80th birthday, he would have seen a celebration fit for a king.
Mon, 5 Jan 2015 22:20:00 ESTThe city of Biloxi said goodbye to the Christmas season and hello to the Carnival Season Monday at the the Gulf Coast Carnival Association's third annual Twelfth Night celebration.
Mon, 5 Jan 2015 12:26:00 ESTCell phone video recently uploaded to YouTube shows what happens when you challenge a Disney villain to a push-up contest.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 18:52:00 ESTA major motion picture will play a central role this year in South Mississippi's celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Next Friday, the MLK Coastwide Celebration will host a special screening of the movie "Selma." The film chronicles the historic march led by King in support of voting rights. Organizers said they're encouraging everyone of all races and religions to come watch this picture together.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 13:12:00 ESTFamily members say Donna Douglas passed away Thursday morning at the age of 82. Douglas was an actress, best known for her role as Elly May Clampett, the only daughter of Jed Clampett, in the CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:09:00 ESTIt's award season in the movie industry. Oscars will be handed out next month and the Golden Globe awards will be given next week. All the stars receive a gift bag stuffed with goodies and Marina Cottage Soap Co. in Ocean Springs has sent some of their skin products to show organizers.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:04:00 ESTElvis Presley's planes are on the auction block. The "Lisa Marie" and "Hound Dog II," which were both purchased by Elvis in 1975, will be up for auction until February 2.
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:07:00 ESTAccording to BGR.com, cheating was on the brain for Mississippians in 2014.Cheating at the game Flappy Bird, that is.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:54:00 ESTThe film 'The Interview' starring Seth Rogan and James Franco has raised a bit of controversy because of its story line where the comedic duo are hired to assassinate the leader of North Korea. Although this is a fictional production, Sony Pictures executives say their decision to cancel the movie release is to ensure the safety and comfort of their patrons.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:46:00 ESTThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced for 2015.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:03:00 ESTFamily and friends paid their final respects Monday to Mary Ann Mobley, Mississippi's First Miss America. Funeral services were held at Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson. Mobley died at her home in California last Tuesday.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:54:00 ESTMississippi Film Industry leaders are calling 2014 the best year ever in film for the Magnolia State. Tuesday afternoon, a large group of people met in Gulfport to discuss how to keep this momentum going in 2015.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:37:00 ESTThe much anticipated teaser trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been released.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:34:00 ESTKen Murphy's latest photographic journey turns the spotlight on Jackson, Mississippi. The Bay St. Louis resident's desire is to boost the state's image through the lens of his camera.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:10:00 ESTThe 3-year-old sand tiger shark moved to New Orleans on November 5 from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:00:00 ESTThe theme of the 2015 parade is "Children's Stories That Live Forever."
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:18:00 ESTThe City of New Orleans holds a new world record. It is now home to the world's largest group “twerk.”
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:22:00 ESTIn 1994, Rip Daniels brought JZ 94.5 to the FM dial. The radio station has been successful and has branched out because of Daniel's vision. To help celebrate, nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner even brought his show to the station Monday morning.
Thu, 6 Nov 2014 18:43:00 ESTWe all know the tragic story of the Titanic; the ship wreck in 1912 that took more than 1,500 lives. Now you can see the stories of those lost lives and the survivors in "Titanic the Musical," presented by Gulf Coast Musical Theatre this weekend.
Thu, 6 Nov 2014 09:56:00 ESTEmpireonline.comconfirmed Thursday morning that actor Matthew McConaughey is eyeing a role for Gary Ross's new project, The Free State of Jones.The director, most famously noted for his work on The Hunger Games, has entered talks with the star for the Civil War saga.The movie will take a new spin on the life of Newton Knight, who led one of the most famous rebellions in the American Civil War.Knight, a Mississippian and confederate recruit, created the Free State of Jones. He and his group of...
Wed, 5 Nov 2014 13:27:00 ESTHave you ever watched a TED talk online? The videos feature some of the world's leading thinkers and doers sharing what they are most passionate about. Thursday, TEDx Jackson will take over the Capri Theatre in Jackson, Mississippi to feature some of the Magnolia State's brightest minds.
Tue, 4 Nov 2014 19:57:00 ESTMississippi native Lance Bass is coming home to the Magnolia State....
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:59:00 EDTMakana Art Studio and Farm in Woolmarket might be one of the most unique operations in South Mississippi. It's a co-op with a wide variety of artists sharing the studio. There's everything from pottery to painting, fused glass, jewelry making and weaving.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:43:00 EDTThey're back. The Holderness family returns with a new Halloween video.
Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:44:00 EDTStaind frontman Aaron Lewis interrupted his own performance on Saturday to reprimand a group of fans who crossed the line with an adolescent girl.
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:19:00 EDTFolks got a chance to relive Biloxi's history at this year's Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour. The theme: Biloxi Families, legends, and lore.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:56:00 EDTLegendary actor Burt Reynolds walked the red carpet, right here in South Mississippi, Wednesday. He's in town for the Sun and Sand Film Festival, where his movie, Category 5, premiered. An excited crowd filled the lobby of the Island View Casino in Gulfport, hoping to snag a picture of Smokey and the Bandit star.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:18:00 EDTThe Gulfport City Council learned Tuesday that parts of a new ABC series called "The Astronaut Wives Club" will be shot downtown. Sunday, we've been told cameras will be at three downtown locations, including the Depot area.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:00 EDTGood Morning America Anchor and South Mississippi's own Robin Roberts has a new honor. She is now in the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:55:00 EDTA coast tradition made it's way back to Pascagoula this weekend, and is now set up for the week. The 93rd annual Jackson County Fair is underway. Hundreds were out Monday night enjoying the festivities.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:42:00 EDTThe Sun and Sand Film Festival is in full swing, and celebrity guest Gerald McRaney spoke to a group of fans at the Mary C. O'Keefe Museum on Saturday afternoon.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:39:00 EDTThe Coast Coliseum grounds looked much different Sunday. Instead of classic cars there were tents, vendors and bands playing ahead of the Widespread Panic concert.
Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:21:00 EDTChristine Kozlowski's boyfriend already gets "nice guy points" for taking her to a One Direction concert. But the stunt he pulled off Wednesday night may make him the best fiance ever!
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:37:00 EDTThe 155th Mississippi State Fair kicks off this week and the whole state is anxiously waiting to set foot on the fairgrounds. The fair will last from October 1 - 12. Gates open to the public beginning
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:36:00 EDTThe big top is back in Biloxi. The Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars raised the tent Monday morning in preparation for four shows over the two-day run on the grounds of the Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:08:00 EDTThe Chefs of the Coast has found a recipe that keeps its flavor. And, just like a good chef, organizers try to add a little something new each year. It's been going for 32 years and there's no slowing down what arguably can be called one of the most successful and long-running galas on the Coast.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:02:00 EDTProud parents have been known to stand up in a restaurant to toast a son or daughter's special occasion. But what happens when you're a bride on your wedding cruise and your dad is a 610 Stomper? Well, you might just get a choreographed flash mob dance in your honor.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:50:00 EDTTonight Mississippians were glued to their TV's for the Miss America pageant, where Miss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray made a proud showing.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:41:00 EDTCosimo Matassa, a legendary New Orleans recording studio owner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, died Thursday, according to his family. He was 88.
Mon, 8 Sep 2014 20:34:00 EDTIt was a busy weekend for the Miss America contestants in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Monday competition began with judges interviews for two groups of contestants.
Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:27:00 EDTFans of Dancing With The Stars have been waiting for this moment. Which celebrities will compete for the mirror ball trophy? This season's cast of celebrity dancers includes a fashion icon, a YouTube sensation, a NASCAR legend, and a movie star. Dancing With The Stars debuts September 15 on WLOX.
Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:50:00 EDTMiss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray, flew out early Monday morning headed to Atlantic City to represent Mississippi in the Miss America Pageant.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:44:00 EDTDespite the occasional shower that sent artisans and visitors scurrying for cover, organizers of the Ocean Springs Artwalk are happy with the turnout, estimated between 5,000 and 6,000.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:57:00 EDTThe Lucile Parker Gallery at William Carey University hosted an opening reception for the South Mississippi Art Association's "Juried Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics" on August 28.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:35:00 EDTA South Mississippi man is being portrayed by actor Scott Bakula in a new NCIS spin-off being filmed in New Orleans right now. D'Wayne Swear was a Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent. He ran the New Orleans office for many years.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:43:00 EDTThe lead up to this year's VMAs has proven particularly dangerous. Suge Knight was shot, Iggy Azalea fell off stage and a snake bit a Nicki Minaj back-up dancer.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:12:00 EDTThe crime drama "NCIS" on CBS is one of the longest running and successful shows in TV history. Different versions of the show have been set in various cities. Coming this fall to WLOX CBS, "NCIS-New Orleans." The show stars Scott Bakula as special agent Dwayne Pride. Pride's character is based on D'Wayne Swear who actually worked for the Hancock County Sheriff's Department.
Thu, 7 Aug 2014 21:36:00 EDTMississippi is becoming a go-to state when it comes to movie making. Thursday scenes for the movie The Hollars were shot in downtown Jackson.
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:27:00 EDTKaty Perry stops babies from crying. A baby's love for KP is the newest viral sensation.
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 00:22:00 EDTSome Gulfport leaders believe the city needs to develop a set of rules for turning city streets into movie sets. On Tuesday, the city council received a request from a production company to shut down part of 23rd Avenue in less than a week. The city approved it on a conditional basis, but city leaders said Gulfport needs a policy on how much notice movie makers need to give when wanting to film on public streets.
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:12:00 EDTThe WLOX News studio got a little taste of Hollywood on Sunday. For a few hours, the news set was transformed into a movie sound stage. Cables, humming sound equipment and about a dozen crew members buzzed about all trying to accomplish one thing; making a movie.
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:12:00 EDTApparently, this 5-year-old cutie has never been on live television before.
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 11:46:00 EDTThe new edition of "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" has added more than 5,000 words. Bromance, hashtag, chillax and frenemy are some of the words that will help you rack up points.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:39:00 EDTThe James Brown biopic was shown at the Malco Grandview Theatre in Madison.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:15:00 EDTBeauvoir has brought in animals and a mule drawn carriage to help transport visitors back to the 19th century, when Jefferson Davis called the Biloxi property home.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:33:00 EDTFolks in Tammy Wynette's home town of Tremont are excited that she's been approved as a subject for a U.S. stamp.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EDTThe third time was the charm for 22-year-old Jasmine Murray. She is crediting her persistence with helping her win the title.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:27:00 EDTMississippians are used to being the butt of jokes. When all the states are ranked, we're often at the bottom of the good lists and at the top of the bad lists. Yet, many Mississippians would tell you the Magnolia State is the best place in America to live. Now a video set to that hit Pharrell Williams song (you know the one) is showing exactly why Mississippians are so happy.