Hancock County CASA & Savage Skillet partnered on Friday to host “Coffee with a Cop” at CASA’s office in Bay St. Louis, drawing a near-record crowd for the monthly event.
The Mississippi Department of Education on Thursday released the test scores from the 2019-2019 state Academic Assessment Program -- showing all-time scores in English and math state-wide -- and the superintendents of all three local public school districts said they're pleased with the results.
The Hancock County Circuit Clerk's office on Tuesday officially certified last week's primary election results and, while some of the totals changed, none of the outcomes did.
Hancock High School took the first step in completing the next phase of athletic improvements when school officials ceremoniously broke ground for the Hancock Hawks Football Fieldhouse on Saturday, August 10th in the searing heat of South Mississippi with throngs of supporters looking on.
Members of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce elected Nikki Moon as Citizen of the Year. The announcement was made at the 42nd Annual Salute to Business & Industry Awards Gala, held August 8th at Hollywood Casino - Gulf Coast in Bay St. Louis.
Steve Barney, director of the Bay St. Louis Creative Arts Center and member of The Arts Hancock County, on Tuesday presented the Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen with a ceramic replica of the Waveland Lighthouse.
The Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum will host the second annual Alice Moseley Fun Fest on Saturday, Aug. 17, on the historic Bay St. Louis Depot grounds.
Incumbent Mississippi Dist. 46 Sen. Philip Moran prevailed over challenger Blaine LaFontaine in Tuesday's Republican primary, according to unofficial results, but it was a close race.
Just days ago, it was considered the state of Mississippi's "priciest" property, but fire officials said Monday that after an early morning blaze, the so-called "Monroe House" is a total loss.
The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen during a special meeting on Wednesday approved a resolution to submit a project, the Waveland Marina and Boat Launch Project, to the Gulf Coast Restorations Fund.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors during a special meeting on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to advance 50 percent –– or $110,000 of the county's FY 2020 budget allocation –– to Gulf Coast Mental Health to help keep the organization afloat.
Bay St. Louis Police Chief Gary Ponthieux on Tuesday announced the arrest of 24-year-old Dquan Kyree Lewis of Bay St. Louis, who was charged with one count of drive-by shooting.
This past weekend, the parishioners of St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church hosted their 20th annual Women's Day Celebration, empowering women to "Rise Up! Step Up! Move Up!"
Gov. Phil Bryant appoints former Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze as Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Freeze will replace John Davis, who is retiring.
Hancock County officials said Monday they were as shocked as everyone else when they learned last week that Gulf Coast Mental Health planned to close its doors.
The summer-long festival fun continued in Hancock County over this past weekend, with the third annual Hemingway Festival at the Waveland Ground Zero Museum and the annual CASA of Hancock County Poker Run in Bay St. Louis.
While Hurricane Barry churned the waters along the Gulf Coast, it did little to help alleviate the ongoing algal bloom situation.
The Mississippi Gaming Commission on Thursday approved Cure Land Company, LLC's application for a gaming site in Lakeshore, Mississippi Gaming Commission Executive Director Allen Godfrey said Friday.
Waveland Mayor Mike Smith on Wednesday announced that FEMA would be reinstating more than $1.4 million to the city in reference to PW's 4916 and 4917 for the Sanitary Sewer South (bladder tanks) project.
With a focus on the vibrant arts and events scene that Bay St. Louis has to offer, Yahoo highlights the annual Arts Alive event held in March, “when dozens of artists’ studios collide for a community-enriching arts festival that features local works, live music, theater, literature and lots …
U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo on Tuesday led the House of Representatives in a moment of silence to honor 17-year-old Emily Goss, a Hancock High School student who died after a crash on Friday afternoon near Picayune.
As part of its new “Hancock County: Love it, Don’t Trash it” initiative, county Solid Waste Enforcement officials worked this week to install surveillance equipment in several locations around the county.
Despite the intermittent rain from the remnants of Hurricane Barry on Saturday, the fifth annual Frida Fest was a hit in Old Town Bay St. Louis.
Tropical Storm Barry was expected to make landfall somewhere on the central Louisiana coast as a Category 1 hurricane either late Friday night or early Saturday morning, but Hancock County officials still warned of rain and storm surge.
After more than 39 years fighting fires, Diamondhead Fire Chief Jerry Dubuisson has hung up his turn-out gear, retiring to spend more time with his family.
Hancock County celebrated the extended July Fourth holiday weekend in style with multiple events, including the 35th annual Our Lady of the Gulf Church's Crab Festival, the Jourdan River Estates fireworks display and the Garden Isle Patriotic Boat Parade.
The Hancock County School District Board of Education on Monday awarded J.W. Puckett and Co. the bid for construction of the $1.5 million field house at Hancock High School.
The Fourth has flown and all the beaches are closed, but the flags are still flying and the fun-in-the-sun will continue throughout Hancock County over the weekend.
Hancock County intends to maintain its dominant role in the aerospace corridor. Accordingly, a Spaceport will become part of the Stennis International Airport at the Kiln.
A 59-year-old Bay St. Louis man drowned in a pool at his Manor House apartment complex off de Montluzin Avenue Thursday night during a Fourth of July party, Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk said.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued additional closures Tuesday for four beach stations (Stations 11A, 12A, 14, and 15) due to a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area.