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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Wednesday reported 1,245 new cases of COVID-19 in the state — including five new cases in Hancock County — and 51 deaths, 19 of which occurred between July 11-29, and were identified from death certificates.

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Saint Stanislaus Alumni Director Joseph W. Gex, II ('88) appeared before the Bay St. Louis City Council on August 4th as a guest of District 3 Councilman Jeffery Reed to officially donate the basketball goals from the Old Gym building that was demolished on Monday, August 3rd.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Monday reported 572 new cases of COVID-19 in the state -- including 10 new cases in Hancock County -- and eight new deaths, bringing the totals for the year to 61,125 cases with 1,711 deaths.

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Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced that residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds from China, or any foreign country, can now drop off the seeds at the Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension Office located in their county.“I want to thank…

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Thursday reported 1,775 cases of COVID-19 in the state -- including 12 new cases in Hancock County -- and 48 deaths, 23 of which occurred between July 10 and 27 and were identified from death certificates.

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The 100 WOMEN DBA, Christ Episcopal Church, and the Hancock Country NAACP Youth & College Division will provide food bags for youth in need on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the following locations: 100 Men Hall, Waveland Public Library, Kiln Public Library, and Pearlington Public Library. …

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The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 1,505 cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, and 20 more deaths -- four of which occurred between May 10 and July 12, and were identified from death certificates. There were seven new cases reported in Hancock County on …

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The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag met on Tuesday, July 28, at the Two Mississippi Museums—the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Present were Reuben Anderson, Cyrus Ben, Sherri Carr Bevis, Frank Bordeaux, Betsey Hamilton, T.J. Taylor, and J…

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Pearl River Community College has announced its plans to safely welcome back students to its Hattiesburg, Poplarville and Waveland locations Aug. 17 for the first day of school. To ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff, PRCC has implemented a number of safety precautions and proto…

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Gov. Tate Reeves, along with FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor; MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel; and Hancock County EMA Director Brian Adam on Thursday spoke about the state’s preparedness for hurricane season at Waveland’s Ground Zero Hurricane Museum. 

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Tuesday reported 1,635 new cases of COVID-19 in the state — including eight in Hancock County — and 21 deaths, five of which occurred between June 30 and July 12, identified from death certificates.

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Retrofit Community Service Club will host its “Annual Back-to-School Fun Day ” event on the Historic Train Depot Grounds from 2-5 p.m. this Saturday, July 25. Due to the Covic-19 pandemic, this year's event will be a drive thru back-to- school supply distribution. The drive thru entrance wil…

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Just after 9 p.m. on Friday, officers with the Hancock County Sheriff’s responded to a call about a home invasion at a residence on Diamondhead Drive East, Hancock County Chief Deputy Jeremy Skinner said. 

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House Bill 1796 established a commission to redesign the Mississippi State Flag. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH), which is providing clerical support for the commission, is now accepting flag design submissions. The sole purpose of the commission, according to the b…