Hancock County

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Between 1,800 and 2,000 acres burned in Hancock County woods fire

For the past three days, fire crews have been battling massive woods fires in Hancock County. It is estimated that between 1,800 and 2,000 acres...
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Weather affecting firefighting efforts in Hancock County; 1800-2000 acres burned

WAVELAND, Miss. (WXXV) — The weather is playing a major role in the wildfire that continues to burn near the Lakeshore community in Hancock...
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Fire crews battling large woods fire in Hancock County

Fire officials are back at the location of a Hancock County woods fire after thick heavy smoke was at the scene. Fire crews spent most...
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Bay St. Louis wildfire believed to be “under control,” crews still monitoring the scene

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (WXXV) — Fire crews spent most of Tuesday battling a large woods fire near the Springwood neighborhood on Highway 90...
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Crews battling woods fire near Highway 90 in Hancock County

Crews are battling a huge woods fire in the Springwood neighborhood on Highway 90 in Hancock County. Bayside, West Hancock, and Clermont Fire in Hancock...

Record number of COVID-19 deaths reported in Mississippi as total cases surpasses 8,000

(WXXV) — The number of coronavirus cases in Mississippi spiked on Monday, with 330 new cases reported to state health officials. The Mississippi State Department...
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Hancock Middle School robotics team awaits World Championship results

One middle school robotics team on the Coast would be gearing up for their world championship competition right now, but COVID-19 has caused a...

At least 12 Coast homes were damaged or destroyed during storms Sunday night, new...

(WXXV) — New information released from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has revealed extensive damage from severe weather on Sunday. Multiple tornado warnings and severe...

Mississippi health officials report 238 new cases of COVID-19; death toll now at 169

(WXXV) — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 238 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 4,512. MSDH is also...
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Keeping #eyesonkids during COVID-19 pandemic

April is ‘National Child Abuse Awareness Month’ and in the age of Coronavirus and social distancing, community awareness is needed now more than ever. CASA...