A former Hancock County Justice Court deputy clerk on Monday pled guilty to embezzling more than $100,000 in public funds.
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…
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…
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…
The Thanksgiving turkeys aren't even in the oven yet, but the city of Bay St. Louis is looking ahead to Yuletide with the first ever "Christmas in the Bay" celebration, scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 30.
“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.”
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.
Two Bay St. Louis residents were indicted in Jackson County earlier this month for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12-year-old in Pascagoula and refusing to get the child medical treatment.
Merchants all over Hancock County, Pass Christian and DeLisle were preparing Friday for an onslaught of new business on Monday when the first Mississippi Lottery scratch-off tickets go on sale.
The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Wednesday discussed assuming the responsibilities for some residents' grinder pumps and a deficit in the utility fund.
Thanks to the Hancock High School Interact Club, there are several students and their families who won't go hungry this holiday season.
More than 120 people including volunteers and guests of the King's Kitchen on Tuesday celebrated the soup kitchen's 7th anniversary.
During her search to merge her passion for fitness and community service, local personal trainer Kayla McFadden discovered Brenda's House Family Center in Bay St. Louis and raised enough donations to feed 10 families this Thanksgiving.
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.
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.
The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday heard from several parents about the district's dress code policy, specifically as it relates to jackets.
It’s time to start sprucing up your rides, shining your marching shoes, and polishing your jingle bells for the 12th Annual Bay St. Louis Christmas Parade.
The holidays are just around the corner and local law enforcement agencies are reminding residents to take a few precautions as they head prepare to travel or go shopping.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Several of Waveland's residents on Thursday met with Mayor Mike Smith and City Clerk Mickey Lagasse to discuss their concerns about the construction of the community center at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Herlihy Street.
CASA of Hancock County and Hancock County Youth Court hosted a two-day seminar to "introduce a trauma-informed court model and practice," CASA Executive Director Cynthia Chauvin said.
Capt. Lois "L.J." Fountain, Jr., was recently inducted into the Maritime & Seafood INdustry museum Heritage Hall of Fame at a reception held at the museum in Biloxi.
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, a new supervisor and two new state representatives.
Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam on Tuesday warned local residents about a scam in which someone is impersonating an officer on telephone calls trying to get people to part with their cash.
INFINITY Science Center on Wednesday hosted a ribbon cutting for its newest amenity, the Little Learner's Lab, an "exploration lab made for children from birth through five years old."
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.
Bobbye Maggio endured an eight-year journey as her husband battled dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. But endurance is not her full story – faith made it more.
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.
Mississippi State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey Wright on Monday came to the Bay-Waveland School District to congratulate the students and teachers for earning an "A" rating.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals this week affirmed the conviction of a Hancock County man who was found guilty in 2017 for the capital murder of his two-year-old daughter.
It's almost time to vote again -- the general election is scheduled next Tuesday, Nov. 5. Hancock County polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
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.
This week, the Mississippi State Rating Bureau conducted a water shuttle, Hancock County Emergency Management Agency Director/Fire Coordinator Brian Adam announced in a release on Thursday.
There's a whole host of ghostly activities coming up in Hancock County in the next few days to celebrate Halloween, including the Hancock County Historical Society's 25th annual Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour.