The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Wednesday spread on its minutes the findings from the Mississippi Ethics Commission regarding City Clerk Mickey Lagasse.
Officers of the Bay St. Louis Police Department on Wednesday arrested a Waveland man for allegedly threatening a state Child Protective Services employee and a judge.
Peoples Bank, in cooperation with ACE Data Storage is sponsoring a free document shredding service for the community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Bay St. Louis branch, located at 408 Hwy. 90 East; and Cedar Lake branch, 1740 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a motion to not accept the monetary reimbursement from the parties involved with improper use of county assets.
Some Bay St. Louis Third Ward residents say the effort to "take back" Martin Luther King, Jr. Park has made little progress, but one city official said this week that major improvements are on the way.
District Attorney Joel Smith announced Thursday that two habitual offenders pleaded guilty this week on charges from Hancock County. The offenders will not be eligible for parole or early release on the convictions.
A Waveland man was rescued Sunday morning after spending nearly all night trapped inside his truck following what officials say could have been a deadly accident.
The Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees on Monday awarded two construction contracts; one for the demolition of the Early Education Center building and the other for security upgrades at North Bay Elementary.
Hundreds of people crowded onto Waveland's Coleman Avenue on Saturday for the 12th annual C&R Crawfish Cookoff, benefiting Hope Haven Children's Advocacy Center.
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The Hancock County Board of Education on Thursday approved a motion to purchase eight regular school buses and two special-needs buses from Waters International in the amount of $860,000.
On Friday, March 29, a group of Hancock High School students, teachers, and administrators attended a matinee performance of the award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. This trip was made possible through HHS' participation in the Hamilton Education Pro…
Agents from the Hancock County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division worked with law enforcement officials from several other agencies on Wednesday to arrest nine people as part of a long-running drug investigation.
Area firefighters responded to a blaze on Saturday evening at Jindal Tubular USA at Port Bienville, the same factory where a worker was dramatically rescued from inside a pipe last week.
Mississippi State University is recognizing four projects with Excellence in Community Engagement Awards. An Interdisciplinary team led by MSU’s Gulf Coast Community Design Studio won the Award for Scholarship of Engagement for their project. “Getting to Know Magnolia Bayou through Science, …
Former Long Beach police officer Cassie Barker was led away in tears and handcuffs on Monday afternoon after Circuit Judge Lawrence Bourgeois sentenced her to 20 years in prison for second-degree manslaughter in the 2016 hot-car death of her three-year-old daughter Cheyenne Heyer.
Hancock County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents on Friday participated in a joint operation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Mississippi Department of Corrections, to arrest a wanted fugitive at a residence in the 6000 block of East Adams Street.
Bay-Waveland Middle School sixth-grader Jay Kelton was recently chosen to represent his school and hometown in Washington, D.C. at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference.
The victim in a Waveland stabbing case died on Wednesday and two men have been arrested in the incident, one charged with homicide, Police Chief Mike Prendergast said.
A massive wildfire that has been raging in Hancock County since Saturday, creeping alongside Shady Acres RV Park and the Hancock County Justice Facility is still smoldering, officials say, but is finally out after firefighters and the Mississippi Forestry Commission fought the fire with fire.
Volunteers Main Street United Methodist and the Rotary Club of Bay St. Louis on Sunday packed more than 10,000 meals to help the "Rise Against Hunger" effort.
More than 5,000 visitors packed into Old Town Bay St. Louis over the weekend for the 17th annual ArtsAlive! celebration, sponsored by The Arts, Hancock County.
Team members gathered recently to pack duffel bags with medicines and supplies in preparation for the upcoming Dos Amigos Dental / Medical Mission to Belize.
Area fire departments and the Mississippi Forestry Commission worked late into the evening Saturday battling a forest fire that burned hundreds of acres, raging uncomfortably close to an RV park and the Hancock County Justice Facility.
The Arts, Hancock County will host its 17th annual "ArtsAlive!" celebration in Old Town Bay St. Louis today and Sunday, with artists displaying their wares and teaching their disciplines. It will take place at various locations and vendor booths lining the streets from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today; …
A New Orleans developer who has made heavy investments in Bay St. Louis in recent years told a packed house at the Hancock County Historical Society on Thursday that he believes the city is growing, but needs an overall "vision" to meet its full potential.
The Bay St. Louis City Council this week kept the effort to bring passenger rail service to the city chugging along. Councilmen on Tuesday unanimously approved acceptance of a $50,000 Passenger Rail Station Grant to update the historic L&N Depot, and ok'd $25,000 in matching funds from t…
Today, Saturday, March 23, is the last day to absentee vote for the Hancock County School District's upcoming $16.5 million bond vote, which is scheduled for March 26.
William Rex Roderick, Jr., 30, of Hancock County, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 120 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Dana N…
Bay High special ed teacher Lis Bosarge will be recognized as a Hancock-Whitney Leo W. Seal Innovative Teacher at an awards luncheon April 12 honoring the recipients.
Deputies with the Hancock County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday responded to 6191 E. Lamar St., Bay St. Louis in response to an attempted armed robbery.
The former Long Beach police officer whose three-year-old daughter died in a hot patrol car in Hancock County in 2016 pled guilty on Monday to manslaughter.
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will conduct a prescribed burn on the Ansley Unit of the Hancock County Marsh Preserve today, Monday, March 18.
The Hancock County School District Board of Education on Thursday discussed the district's upcoming $16.5 million bond vote, which is scheduled for March 26.
Moore than two dozen people e were injured Friday afternoon when a tour bus en route from Louisiana to Harrah's Gulf Coast Casino in Biloxi ran off I-10 near the one-mile marker in Hancock County and crashed into a tree, officials said.
A 17-year-old accused of aggravated assault in Gulfport after allegedly shooting a former Bay High School student now faces a charge of manslaughter, police said Wednesday.
In an effort to "lighten the mood" at Hancock County Youth Court, Judge Trent Favre, in collaboration with CASA of Hancock County, established Halls of Hope.