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POPLARVILLE, Miss. -- Pearl River Community College is planning to resume on-campus classes at its Poplarville, Hattiesburg and Waveland locations this fall with the semester set to begin Aug. 17. “Everyday we realize we are a step closer to welcoming our students back and that’s exciting,” …

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It took weeks of planning, work and volunteer effort, but the Bay High School Class of 2020’s elaborate graduation ceremony  on Friday went off without a hitch — if you don’t count a few trailer hitches. Volunteers in Jeeps transported all 120 members of the Class of 2020 to get their diplom…

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Tuesday reported 273 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 17 new deaths — eight of which were from May 13-18, identified from death certificate reports. One new case was reported in Hancock County Tuesday, bringing the total here to 88 w…

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Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday that he had appointed Judge Sean Tindell as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety; and that he had appointed former Angola Warden Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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As of Wednesday morning, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 263 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 16 new deaths. There were no new cases or deaths reported in Hancock County on Wednesday.

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Saint Stanislaus is proud to announce Houston Holman and Brennan Toepfer as Co-Valedictorians for the Saint Stanislaus Class of 2020. The announcement was made on May 18, 2020 by Saint Stanislaus principal, Gary Blackburn.

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Paige Elise Palazzo, daughter of Christina and Steve Palazzo, was named Valedictorian of Our Lady Academy’s Class of 2020. She has achieved Principal’s Honor Roll throughout high school.  While at Our Lady Academy, she was a member of National Junior Honor Society, Vice President of the Nati…

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The first week of the Beacon Theatre’s “temporary drive-in” worked out so well, owner Charlie Watzke said Tuesday, he hopes to keep it going even after the COVID-19 crisis is over.

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Bayside Fire Department Fire Chief Tony Johnson said on Thursday afternoon that the fire — which spanned 1,500 acres — in Hancock County is now contained and not jumping fire lines.