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Peoples Bank, in cooperation with ACE Data Storage is sponsoring a free document shredding service for the community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Bay St. Louis branch, located at 408 Hwy. 90 East; and Cedar Lake branch, 1740 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi.

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The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a motion to not accept the monetary reimbursement from the parties involved with improper use of county assets.

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Two people were killed in a traffic accident Friday evening at the intersection of Hwy. 603 and I-10, Bay St. Louis Police Chief Gary Ponthieux, Jr., said.

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Some Bay St. Louis Third Ward residents say the effort to "take back" Martin Luther King, Jr. Park has made little progress, but one city official said this week that major improvements are on the way.

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District Attorney Joel Smith announced Thursday that two habitual offenders pleaded guilty this week on charges from Hancock County. The offenders will not be eligible for parole or early release on the convictions.

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A Waveland man was rescued Sunday morning after spending nearly all night trapped inside his truck following what officials say could have been a deadly accident.

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The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Monday awarded two construction contracts; one for the demolition of the Early Education Center building and the other for security upgrades at North Bay Elementary.

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Area firefighters responded to a blaze on Saturday evening at Jindal Tubular USA at Port Bienville, the same factory where a worker was dramatically rescued from inside a pipe last week.

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A fatal car crash along I-10 in Hancock County on Saturday claimed the life of a father of four and severely injured three of his children.

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Hancock County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents on Friday participated in a joint operation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Mississippi Department of Corrections, to arrest a wanted fugitive at a residence in the 6000 block of East Adams Street.

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A massive wildfire that has been raging in Hancock County since Saturday, creeping alongside Shady Acres RV Park and the Hancock County Justice Facility is still smoldering, officials say, but is finally out after firefighters and the Mississippi Forestry Commission fought the fire with fire.

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The Arts, Hancock County will host its 17th annual "ArtsAlive!" celebration in Old Town Bay St. Louis today and Sunday, with artists displaying their wares and teaching their disciplines. It will take place at various locations and vendor booths lining the streets from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today; …

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A New Orleans developer who has made heavy investments in Bay St. Louis in recent years told a packed house at the Hancock County Historical Society on Thursday that he believes the city is growing, but needs an overall "vision" to meet its full potential.

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The Bay St. Louis City Council this week kept the effort to bring passenger rail service to the city chugging along. Councilmen on Tuesday unanimously approved acceptance of a $50,000 Passenger Rail Station Grant to update the historic L&N Depot, and ok'd $25,000 in matching funds from t…

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William Rex Roderick, Jr., 30, of Hancock County, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 120 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Dana N…

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A 17-year-old accused of aggravated assault in Gulfport after allegedly shooting a former Bay High School student now faces a charge of manslaughter, police said Wednesday.