The Hancock County Republican Executive Committee on Friday welcomed Waveland Mayor Mike Smith to the Republican Party, which marked his official departure from the Democratic Party.
CSX will begin a railroad tie replacement project next week that will impact approximately 50 miles of tracks between Pass Christian and New Orleans, including several crossings in Hancock and Harrison counties.
The Krewe of Kids on Saturday celebrated its 41st annual Mardi Gras parade on Dunbar Avenue in Bay St. Louis, toasting the senior royal court at Dunbar Village. Mayor Mike Favre proclaimed it Krewe of Kids Day in the city. Hancock Circuit Clerk Kendra Necaise served as grand marshal.
Yes, there was a rain delay and yes, there was a post-parade controversy, but the Krewe of Nereids soldiered on with its 53rd annual Mardi Gras parade on Sunday.
A hate crime investigation is under way in Bay St Louis after a 12-year-old girl was allegedly handed a black doll dressed in “slave like clothes” with beads wrapped around its neck in what appeared to be a noose at the Krewe of Nereids Parade on Sunday.
This year marks a century since women earned the right to vote in the U.S. and both the local Democratic and Republican women’s clubs are celebrating.
The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Monday recognized several teachers for their roles in the district’s newest program, Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS).
It’s Carnival time in Hancock County — the Krewe of Kids will celebrate its 41st annual Mardi Gras parade this year beginning at 11 a.m. this Saturday, Feb. 15, and on Sunday, the Krewe of Nereids will celebrate its 53rd annual parade.
A Hancock County Grand Jury has determined that Hancock County sheriff’s deputies acted properly in an incident last April that left a Bayside Park man dead.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday scheduled a public hearing to determine whether the Frontier RV Park, located at 5028 Lower Bay Road, is a menace to public health and safety.
A Kiln man who was wounded after shooting at two Hancock County sheriff’s deputies last month has been formally charged in the incident.
Waveland police are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins and urge residents to help protect themselves by locking car doors at night and removing valuables.
This past Thursday was Mississippi’s lucky day, according to state Sen. Philip Moran, who purchased Mississippi’s first Powerball and Mega Millions tickets early that morning at Keith’s Superstore in Pass Christian.
Last week, the Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved several resolutions in support of legislation recommended by the Mississippi Sound Coalition as it relates to the future openings of the Bonnet Carre` Spillway.
A candlelight vigil was scheduled at the Washington Street Pier in Bay St. Louis on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to honor BSL native Capt. Shawn Pucheu, along with two of his fellow crew members still missing after their towing vessel, the R.C. Creppel, collided Sunday with the barge Cooperative Spirit…
The Hancock County Library System's Board of Trustees on Thursday announced that Amber Stephenson has been named the HCLS' new executive director, effective Jan. 22.
Hundreds of people lined up on Main Street in downtown Bay St. Louis on Saturday for "Penguins and Pops," a special photo op with live African penguins at Pop Brothers. Mississippi Aquarium teamed up with Pop Brothers for the event. Mississippi Aquarium, currently under construction in Gulfp…
Hancock County Judge Trent Favre on Tuesday presented his annual State of the Youth Court Address during the Hancock County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Officers of the Waveland Police Department on Friday arrested a local man for allegedly molesting a child and manufacturing child pornography.
Two of three malnourished dogs are safe tonight, headed to a temporary home after being rescued in the wake of a viral Facebook video exposing their living conditions at a Kiln property.
On Friday, the Hancock County Sheriff's Office charged two juveniles in connection with a house fire at 62714 Diamondhead Drive North in Diamondhead, which occurred on Jan. 15.
The Hancock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23rd at Diamondhead Country Club. Held each January, the Annual Business Meeting is an opportunity for Chamber members and guests to learn about the work the Chamber did in the previous year as well as p…
It was an evening of tears and memories as family and friends gathered at the Waveland Waffle House on Monday evening to honor the life of Morgan Landry, who -- along with Cheyanne Schultz -- was shot and killed in last week's deadly carjacking at Bay Park Apartments.
After the success of Sending Smiles to Seniors for Christmas, Diamondhead Rouses Market store director Chuck Clark is aiming to send smiles to seniors for Valentine's Day.
After a five-day trial, a federal jury on Friday found Taryn Goin Naidoo, 41, of Diamondhead, guilty of three counts of possession of images of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Divisio…
A Bay St. Louis man was arrested late Wednesday in a shooting incident at Bay Park Apartments that wounded four people, one of whom has died, police confirmed early Thursday morning.
At least four people were shot Wednesday evening, with one confirmed dead after an attempted car-jacking at Bay Park Apartments off Longfellow Drive in Bay St. Louis. The apparent culprit has been arrested, Sheriff Ricky Adam said, turned in to authorities by his own mother.
The Hancock County School District on Wednesday welcomed Mississippi State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey Wright during her Celebration of Excellence Tour.
It's time to laissez les bon temps rouler -- Monday, Jan. 6, marked Twelfth Night, which signaled the beginning of the 2020 Carnival season, and there is a plethora of Mardi Gras activities planned in Hancock County.
Bay St. Louis native Elder LaChina Tillman Ozment (aka "China") -- along with her family and friends -- went throughout the community over the holidays leaving angels (made from kitchen dish towels and pot holders) on front door steps and doors. The angels were left anonymously unless, the d…
An independent film shot in part in Bay St. Louis -- and featuring Linda Hamilton of "Terminator" fame -- will screen today at the Southern State Indie Fan Film Festival in Biloxi.
The famed Budweiser Clydesdales are coming back to Bay St. Louis on Jan. 31 as part of another tour of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, courtesy of Mitchell Distributing.