Back to the polls in Bay, Diamondhead Voters city-wide in Bay St. Louis and in Diamondhead's Wards Two and Three can cast votes Tuesday in runoff elections for respective city council primary elections.
Tuesday's runoffs are open to all voters, regardless of party affiliation and voters can vote in the runoff even if they did not vote in the primary elections on May 7.
In Bay St. Louis the Democratic councilman-at-large candidate will be decided Tuesday. May 17, 2013, 21:12
Superstars in the Bay Mike Rosato's festival dream comes alive next weekend in Old Town Bay St. Louis. The Bay native can already point with pride to a lot of accomplishments here--installing the audiovisual systems in the Silver Slipper, providing acoustic treatment in the court house and helping build music festivals--but now his own creation, the Bay Harbor Fest, is taking shape on the streets of his home town.
"This is, bar none, the most exciting new festival in the region," he said in an interview Friday. "The star studded music lineup, the distinctive gulf food, the regional art, we're hitting a whole new level here." May 17, 2013, 21:11
ACLU vs. POA election covenants The MIssissippi branch of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has asked the Diamondhead Property Owners Association to stop enforcing rules pertaining to political signs and door-to-door campaigning.
In an open letter to the POA sent on May 13, ACLU Legal Director Bear Atwood said the POA is violating residents' First and Fourteenth Amendment rights.
Diamondhead is in the midst of its first-ever city-wide elections. May 17, 2013, 21:10
Diamondhead won’t name new police chief The city of Diamondhead will not replace Police Chief Alan Weatherford before the next mayor and city council take office in July, City Manager Richard Rose said Friday.
Rose said it will be the new mayor and city council's choice how to move forward.
"Our chief and transition team have resigned," Rose said Friday. "Everything is on hold right now. We will let the new mayor and council decide how to proceed." May 17, 2013, 21:09
St. Clare Fest offers seafood and family fun St. Clare Seafood Festival organizers are anticipating the biggest event in the church's history next weekend.
"It's going to be the biggest festival we've ever had," Paul Williams, one of St. Clare Fest's organizers said. "We're looking to have a festival to celebrate the whole county and the Coast. It isn't your average church carnival – it's much bigger than that."
St. Clare hosted an annual festival for nearly 40 years before Hurricane Katrina destroyed the historic water-side church in Waveland. May 17, 2013, 21:08
Low-cost bus service for seniors Senior citizens in Bay St. Louis, Waveland and Hancock County now have access to a commercial transportation service in addition to the long-time services offered by the Hancock County Senior Citizens Center.
Ole Blue Eyes Transportation is operating a shuttle with 15 designated stops in Bay St. Louis and Waveland per day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The charge is $5 per person. Children under 12 ride free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Senior citizens pay only $5 to ride all day long. May 17, 2013, 21:08
Teachers of the Year for Bay St. Louis-Waveland School District The Bay St. Louis-Waveland School District (BWSD) recognized the Teachers of the Year for individual schools and the district during the May school board meeting held last week. David Adams, Crossroads Learning Center; the late Shannon Goetzman, Waveland Elementary; Tabitha Thomas, North Bay Elementary; Marietta Murray, Bay Middle School; and Khrystal Boudreaux, Bay High School, received the honors. Boudreaux is Teacher of the Year for BWSD. May 17, 2013, 21:07
Miss Mississippi visits INFINITY Center Students from Little Oak Middle School’s Science Club (Slidell, La.) and Biloxi’s Cub Scout troop 213 met Miss Mississippi at INFINITY Science Center Thursday afternoon and heard some inspiring words about her hard work to obtain an education in Science.
Miss Mississippi 2013, Paromita Mitra, is seeking a degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. May 17, 2013, 21:06
Christ Episcopal Church offers ‘4th Sunday at 4’ Fourth Sunday at Four this month, May 26, will feature two exhibiting artists. Each is a potter now living in Pass Christian.
Carol Ellis began working with clay in 2003, hand building and wheel throwing. Using both methods has allowed her to reproduce the fluidity and symmetry she sees in nature. She says that interacting with local an national potters has inspired her and added to the creativity of her work. May 17, 2013, 21:05