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The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday heard a presentation from George Cavignac, CEO of the Gulf Coast Resource Coalition about new Mississippi River diversions, specifically Louisiana's proposed Mid-Breton Large-Scale Mississippi River Diversion project.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a monthly feature focused on “gems” in the Sea Coast Echo’s circulation area. This feature appears the first Saturday of each month. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this “gem” shares her story of how anguishing spousal abuse early in her life …

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Members of the Hancock High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the First Priority Club met in a  prayer circle on Wednesday at the historic Hancock County Courthouse as part of the national "See You at the Pole" event.

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The Waveland Police Department –– in partnership with the Bay St. Louis Police Department, Hancock County Sheriff's Office, and Hancock Youth for Positive Efforts (HYPE) –– will host National Night Out on Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Clare Catholic Church.

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U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker on Wednesday announced that U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross approved a federal fishery disaster declaration and relief process for Mississippi during the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, "Fishery Failures: Improving t…

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The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) lifted a water contact warning Friday for a segment of the Jourdan River in Hancock County from the I-10 bridge to the mouth of the river into St. Louis Bay. Recent water sampling results did not indicate the presence of a blue-green…

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Hancock County Narcotics Agents on Wednesday arrested 51-year-old Andre Meguel Daniels of Bay St. Louis after finding a four-year-old child in a bedroom that also contained "multiple baggies of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sale," Bill Covington, commander of the Narcotics and Speci…

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So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

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In the heart of ole towne Bay Saint Louis there is a delightful 1896 shotgun cottage that is a must-see for visitors, tourists and also local citizens. At 108 Cue Street is the home of the Hancock County Historical Society Museum and Library. This treasure of our county serves in many ways a…

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The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Wednesday heard from Clarence Harris –– board chairman of the Hancock County Resource Agency –– about why the city did not appropriate funds to the agency this year.

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It's pretty easy to accept the notion that birds are descended from the dinosaurs when you're standing nose-to-beak with an ostrich, its huge, black predatory eyes boring directly into your own, trying to assess whether you are friend, foe or food.

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Heavy rainfall and snowmelt from the Midwest in 2019 led to three major firsts in the Bonnet Carré Spillway’s history, resulting in a massive influx of fresh water that caused adverse effects on marine life and seafood industries across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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The Waveland Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Friday -- during a special meeting -- approved Mayor Mike Smith’s appointment of Malcolm Jones as the city’s new attorney Jones replaces longtime city attorney Rachel Yarborough who retired in June. Jones also serves as the attorney for the city of…

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It's festival season in South Mississippi, so there will be plenty to do, see and celebrate in Hancock County this weekend, including the eighth annual Hummingbird Festival in Diamondhead and the fourth annual Mermaid Arts and Crafts Show in Bay St. Louis.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a monthly feature focused on “gems” in the Sea Coast Echo’s circulation area. We all have interesting and sometimes riveting stories from certain times in our lives that should be shared to inform, entertain and inspire. This feature appears the first Saturday of each month.