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Hundreds of people lined the streets of Old Town Bay St. Louis on Saturday night for the first-ever Christmas in the Bay parade and tree-lighting ceremony.

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The Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast in Bay St. Louis recently donated more than $6,000 to the Hancock County Food Pantry, which is enough funding to purchase about a half month of food for the families the pantry serves, Hancock County Food Pantry Treasurer John Wittliff said. According to a rel…

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Several businesses and nonprofits throughout Hancock County on Thanksgiving Day served dinner to the community. The Sea Coast Echo staff captured several moments of giving back at the 34th annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner, the King's Kitchen Soup Kitchen and the Hancock County Senior Citizens…

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Tomorrow is National Small Business Saturday, and local merchants are welcoming shoppers with open arms. Shoppers were already out in force in Old Town Bay St. Louis  for "Black Friday" specials."It's more important than ever that the local communities get out and support small business in o…

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“Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year — and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.”

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The state and county elections are over, but Bay St. Louis voters will return to the polls next month to cast ballots in a referendum on whether the city may levy a two percent food and beverage tax.

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The simple assault case against Diamondhead Mayor Thomas E. "Tommy" Schafer -- originally scheduled to go to Hancock County Justice Court on Nov. 19 -- has been postponed until Dec. 2.

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A Hancock County Justice Court judge is one of nearly a dozen public officials in two coastal counties who were recently named in a federal lawsuit which claims each played a crucial role in violating a Gulf Coast businessman's civil rights.

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Hancock County celebrated its military heroes over the past few days with multiple Veterans Day ceremonies, including parades in Diamondhead and -- for the first time in more than a decade -- Waveland.

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North Bay Elementary on Monday celebrated Veterans Day by honoring veterans with a ceremony.

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There's a move on in the U.S. Senate to "LIFT" Stennis Space Center's prominence in the country and bring more commercial technology and space industry corporations to Hancock County.

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Family, friends, and former colleagues of late Waveland Mayor Tommy Longo on Thursday attended the Trees, Seeds, & Me community event to honor his efforts to "rebuild Waveland after Hurricane Katrina."

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The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday approved the Waveland Police Department's request to pursue Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation.

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Well, there isn't a new sheriff in town -- Sheriff Ricky Adam ran unopposed in Tuesday's general election -- but there are a couple of new judges, another new supervisor and two new state representatives.

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Candidates for public office are busy all across the state this weekend, each rushing to put up one more sign, knock on one more door or shake one more hand as the clock counts down to Election Day 2019.

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A human skull was found in the woods between two Diamondhead homes on Friday, leading to more remains, officials say, which may be those of a man who disappeared more than 11 years ago.

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More than 200 of Hancock County's senior citizens on Wednesday –– decked out in their favorite western wear –– attended the 7th annual Hancock County Senior Citizens Prom at the Bay St. Louis Community Center.