The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Friday reported 1,638 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 23 deaths, including 16 new cases in Hancock County.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors during Friday’s recessed meeting awarded a bid for Hurricane Zeta storm debris removal to TFR Enterprises in the amount of $1,547,650.
A day or two after Hurricane Zeta, Heather and Jordan Deaton of Diamondhead noticed a steady stream of what appeared to be “yellow goo” running down their one-year-old son Charlie’s face.
PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency received notice, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 that the state has been denied federal public assistance following Tropical Storm Cristobal.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident at the county’s Adult Detention Center in which three of the inmates overdosed on narcotics and one of them died.
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.
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…
A Kiln man was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting an employee at the Waveland Goodwill store after the employee tried to stop him from shoplifting.
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/.
All 25 Hancock County voting precincts had reported in by around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, but the Hancock Circuit Clerk’s office was still counting a record 3,535 absentee votes.
The Bay St. Louis Police Department is investigating a shooting death that apparently occurred early Tuesday morning across the street from Martin Luther King Park.
In response to the catastrophic toll that Hurricane Zeta had on communities along the coast last week, Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux and the Game On Foundation are opening a relief kitchen in Bay St. Louis.
More than 72 vehicles on Saturday paraded from Waveland’s MLK Park to Bay St. Louis’ MLK Park as part of the Constance Cares for Cancer car parade for cancer awareness.
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…
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.
The entire Mississippi Gulf Coast is now under a Hurricane Watch and Storm Surge Watch after Tropical Storm Zeta strengthened into a Category One hurricane on Monday afternoon.
The 2020 Hurricane Season keeps on giving — Tropical Storm Zeta is now swirling in the Caribbean and is expected to make landfall in the U.S., possibly on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as early as Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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..
Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday announced additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 with Executive Order 1527.
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.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Saturday reported 751 new cases of COVID-19 in the state — including 26 in Hancock County — and 10 new deaths, which occurred between Oct. 7-15.
U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst on Friday announced awards of more than $8.6 million in Department of Justice grants to fight drug abuse and addiction in the Southern District of Mississippi, including $742,462 which will be going to the Hancock County Court under the Family Drug Court Program.
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.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Wednesday reported 876 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 25 new deaths.
The Hancock County School District on Tuesday announced its plan to bring all virtual learners back to classrooms on Monday, Oct. 26.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Tuesday reported 713 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 14 new deaths, including one in Hancock County.
Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and the weather, Cruisin’ the Coast visitors to Old Town Bay St. Louis still seem to be having a great time.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Friday reported 862 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 6 new deaths.
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.
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…
Two former employees of the Bay-Waveland School District on Oct. 3 filed separate complaints in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi claiming that during their employment, they were subjected to “race discrimination, racial harassment, and retaliation in violation…