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The city of Bay St. Louis on Thursday signed an emergency contract with Florida-based Ashbritt Environmental to being removing debris from Hurricane Zeta, and the company should be able to begin cleanup efforts some time next week.

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When the state legislature came back into session in October, substantive changes were made to the Community Foundations COVID-19 Grant Program. Changes included expansion of the nonprofits definition to include additional organizations like civic clubs and an increase in reimbursement fundi…

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at 8 a.m. on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/.

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Hundreds of ghosts, goblins, monsters and superheroes crowded into downtown Bay St. Louis this past weekend for the first annual Krewe of Boo in the Bay parade and the sixth annual Witches Walk, but there are still plenty of “haunted happenings” on the schedule this weekend — depending on Hu…

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Residents in Hancock County and elsewhere across the Mississippi Gulf Coast were advised to “hunker down” by 3 p.m. Wednesday, with Hurricane Zeta expected to make landfall in southeast Louisiana late Wednesday afternoon before passing over south Mississippi.

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Seasonal influenza vaccinations are now available for children and qualifying adults at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county health departments. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older as the best protection against the flu.

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The Hancock High School faculty, staff and students are so proud to present the 2020 Homecoming Court.  Their field show will begin on Friday, October 23 at 6: 10 p.m.  The queen will be crowned at the end of that ceremony.  

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The Bay-Waveland School District recently opened the district's new multi-purpose field house at the Joe D. McCullough Stadium. The new field house and training facility replaces the dingy and outdated rectangle building that stood for close to 50 years.The new building is a multi-purpose at…

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The city of Diamondhead has a brand new mayor -- Ward 1 Councilwoman Nancy Depreo was declared the unofficial winner of the special mayoral race on Tuesday night, defeating her opponent Richard Willis by a vote of 1,121 to 888.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Tuesday reported an additional 730 cases of COVID-19 in the state — including 12 in Hancock County; and 31 deaths, which occurred between Aug. 6 and Oct. 18 and were later identified from death certificate reports..

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Monday reported an additional 586 cases of COVID-19 in the state and no deaths. Two hundred thirty-three cases were reported as of Saturday, Oct. 17, and 353 cases were reported as of Sunday, Oct. 18.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Friday reported 1,116 new cases of COVID-19 in the state — including 17 in Hancock County — and nine new deaths, which occurred between Oct. 3-15. A death previously reported in Adams County was removed pending further investigation.

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Old Town Bay St. Louis was already humming with activity at 8 o’clock Thursday morning as Cruisers, merchants and spectators alike carefully selected parking spots, unpacked their coolers and camp chairs and prepared for the first official day here of the 24th annual Cruisin’ the Coast celebration.

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Louis Joseph Normand, Jr., 60, of Diamondhead, was sentenced Tuesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. to 57 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Michelle A. Sutphin with t…