The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Monday heard from several of the district's administrators about the district's accountability scores for the 2018-2019 school year.
The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Monday heard from Rev. Jeffrey Reed from Power House of Deliverance Church about the Friday morning breakfasts the church hosts for the Bay High School Tigers football team.
The Diamondhead Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff's Office will host National Night Out on Monday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Diamondhead City Hall, located at 5600 Diamondhead Circle.
Cruisin' the Coast 2019 officially ends this Sunday, but there will be plenty more fun to be had in the Kiln on Monday when the circus comes to town.
The Appignani Humanist Legal Center/American Humanist Association on Thursday complained of "several serious and ongoing violations of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment occurring at Bay High School."
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday heard a presentation from George Cavignac, CEO of the Gulf Coast Resource Coalition about new Mississippi River diversions, specifically Louisiana's proposed Mid-Breton Large-Scale Mississippi River Diversion project.
Although the 23rd annual Cruisin' the Coast doesn't officially begin in Hancock County until Wednesday, the Cruisers have already been burning up Hancock's highways.
The Department of Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced Friday that Pearl River Community College will be awarded a $2 million grant for use in the construction of a new Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Academy at the Stennis International Airport. The grant will be matched wit…
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a monthly feature focused on “gems” in the Sea Coast Echo’s circulation area. This feature appears the first Saturday of each month. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this “gem” shares her story of how anguishing spousal abuse early in her life …
A Hancock County jury deliberated little more than an hour on Friday before finding Eugene Butler Jr. guilty of manslaughter in the June 25, 2016 death of 19-year-old Vanessa Mauffray.
Testimony began Monday in Hancock County Circuit Court in the trial of Eugene Butler, Jr., who is charged with manslaughter in the June 25, 2016 death of 19-year-old Vanessa Destiny Mauffray.
Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday announced 17 GOMESA projects totaling more than $20.85 million funded through the most recent Phase II Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA), a release from the Department of Marine Resources states.
In 1970, when U.S. Marine Russell Nichols returned from Vietnam, he didn't receive a hero's welcome. Now, almost 50 years later, Nichols is receiving the hero's treatment, thanks to the Habitat for Humanity Bay-Waveland Area's veteran's home repair program.
Members of the Hancock High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the First Priority Club met in a prayer circle on Wednesday at the historic Hancock County Courthouse as part of the national "See You at the Pole" event.
The Waveland Police Department –– in partnership with the Bay St. Louis Police Department, Hancock County Sheriff's Office, and Hancock Youth for Positive Efforts (HYPE) –– will host National Night Out on Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Clare Catholic Church.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker on Wednesday announced that U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross approved a federal fishery disaster declaration and relief process for Mississippi during the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, "Fishery Failures: Improving t…
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) lifted a water contact warning Friday for a segment of the Jourdan River in Hancock County from the I-10 bridge to the mouth of the river into St. Louis Bay. Recent water sampling results did not indicate the presence of a blue-green…
Hancock County Narcotics Agents on Wednesday arrested 51-year-old Andre Meguel Daniels of Bay St. Louis after finding a four-year-old child in a bedroom that also contained "multiple baggies of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sale," Bill Covington, commander of the Narcotics and Speci…
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10
In the heart of ole towne Bay Saint Louis there is a delightful 1896 shotgun cottage that is a must-see for visitors, tourists and also local citizens. At 108 Cue Street is the home of the Hancock County Historical Society Museum and Library. This treasure of our county serves in many ways a…
The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Wednesday heard from Clarence Harris –– board chairman of the Hancock County Resource Agency –– about why the city did not appropriate funds to the agency this year.
It's pretty easy to accept the notion that birds are descended from the dinosaurs when you're standing nose-to-beak with an ostrich, its huge, black predatory eyes boring directly into your own, trying to assess whether you are friend, foe or food.
Heavy rainfall and snowmelt from the Midwest in 2019 led to three major firsts in the Bonnet Carré Spillway’s history, resulting in a massive influx of fresh water that caused adverse effects on marine life and seafood industries across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Mississippi Department of Education on Tuesday released the unofficial school and district accountability ratings for the 2018-2019 school year, a press release from the Parents' Campaign states.
The Bay-Waveland School District on Tuesday hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new field house and athletic complex, to be built at the Bay High School football field.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday accepted a bid from J.E. Borries in the amount of $209,694 for repairs to Heritage Trail –– Possum Walk Trail.
The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Friday -- during a special meeting -- approved Mayor Mike Smith’s appointment of Malcolm Jones as the city’s new attorney Jones replaces longtime city attorney Rachel Yarborough who retired in June. Jones also serves as the attorney for the city of…
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Thursday hosted its fourth annual State of the County address at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis.
Old Town Presbyterian Church in Bay St. Louis on Friday hosted its annual First Responders' Lunch for local law enforcement officials and firefighters.
It's festival season in South Mississippi, so there will be plenty to do, see and celebrate in Hancock County this weekend, including the eighth annual Hummingbird Festival in Diamondhead and the fourth annual Mermaid Arts and Crafts Show in Bay St. Louis.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a monthly feature focused on “gems” in the Sea Coast Echo’s circulation area. We all have interesting and sometimes riveting stories from certain times in our lives that should be shared to inform, entertain and inspire. This feature appears the first Saturday of each month.
The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday heard from several residents about Beach Walk Development, LLC's application for to "pursue development of subdivision with 19 lots for residential development" at 421 N. Beach Blvd.