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Two arrested for taking advantage of an elderly Diamondhead man
Shara Leon. Photo courtesy of the Hancock County Sheriff's Office

Two Saucier women were arrested this week on suspicion of stealing money from an elderly Hancock County man, Hancock County Investigator A.J. Gambino said.

Nov 17, 2017, 23:43

King's Kitchen celebrates 5th anniversary; more than 260,000 meals served
Volunteers serve up hot food at King's Kitchen. Photo by Cassandra Favre

Central Bible Church's soup kitchen The King's Kitchen on Friday celebrated its fifth anniversary.
Since its opening, the kitchen has served "approximately," 260,000 meals, Central Bible Church Pastor Mike Ramsey said.

Nov 17, 2017, 23:41

Hancock Bank robbed; suspect still at large

The Hancock Bank in Waveland was robbed Tuesday evening and the suspect in still at large, Waveland Police Chief David Allen said Friday.

Nov 17, 2017, 23:30

Nov 15, 2017, 10:24

Honoring Local Veterans: Dunbar Village hosts ceremony for elders and staff who served country
Navy veteran August Sager. Photo by Cassandra Favre

"On Veterans Day we honor all. Who answered to a service call. Soldiers young, and soldiers old. Fought for freedom, brave and bold. Some have lived, while others died. And all of them deserve our pride. We're proud of all the soldiers who. Kept thinking of red, white and blue. They fought for us and all our rights. They fought through many days and nights. And though we may not know each name. We thank all veterans just the same." "Veterans Day," a poem by Cheryl Dyson.

Nov 14, 2017, 16:50

Bay talks transient vendor ordinance; schedules workshop
Last week, the Bay St. Louis City Council discussed the city's existing temporary structure ordinance.
Councilman Gene Hoffman said that the current transient vendor law needs to be "adjusted."

Nov 14, 2017, 16:48

Former Bay P.D. chief to serve as assistant chief in the Pass
Daren Freeman

In a 3-2 vote at Tuesday's Board of Alderman meeting, Pass Christian city leaders voted to hire Daren Freeman as their new deputy police chief.
Alderwoman Regina Charlot and Alderman Anthony Hall both voted against the decision, citing a to lack of background information from the city. Freeman, who served 23 years with the Mississippi Highway Patrol heading up the Internal Affairs Division, was recently the center of controversy.
,Freeman resigned as chief of police at the Bay St. Louis Police Department earlier this year amid allegations he had used excessive force during an arrest.
The alleged incident happened in May 2017. Bay St. Louis Mayor Mike Favre said a the time he was not aware of the incident or any video footage until he was contacted by the Hancock County Sheriffs Office later in September.

Nov 10, 2017, 22:44

Main St. United Methodist Church honors Bay St. Louis police & firefighters
Three-year-old Hamilton Arnold shakes the hand of BSL Cpt. Wes Mayley.

The Sojourners Class of Bay St. Louis' United Methodist Church on Thursday hosted a "Helping Hands Thank You Luncheon" for the Bay St. Louis police and fire Departments.
Sojourners class leader Mary Howard said the group routinely participates in mission projects throughout the year.
One of those projects is Christmas in July for Brenda's House, which houses foster children, she said.
"We purchase school supplies for the children," Howard said. "At Thanksgiving we provide fresh fruit and vegetables for King's Kitchen."
Thursday marked the first time the group hosted Bay St. Louis' first-responders, she said. The group served homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts.

Nov 10, 2017, 22:43

Waveland hopes to lease business center
Waveland officials said they hope to lease the business center on Coleman Avenue.

The Waveland business center on Coleman Avenue was built after Hurricane Katrina with hopes that it would one day be an "incubator" for small businesses in Hancock County.
Instead, the $3.5 million facility has been a drain on the city's budget.
Mayor Mike Smith said Thursday that the city hopes to be able to sell the property one day, but for now, it will have to settle for a lease to a master tenant.
"We budgeted about $70,000 this year for insurance and maintenance for that building," Smith said. "We do not collect anywhere near $70,000."
The "business incubator" was conceived as one of Waveland's recovery projects.

Nov 10, 2017, 22:42

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