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Bay St. Louis officers honored with Life Saving Medal

In Bay St. Louis, several first responders were recognized for their heroic acts on December 22nd, 2018. Those honored were Officer Bailey Ordoyne and Detective...

Missing Hancock County man found after two days

After more than two days a missing man from Hancock County has been found alive. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, Hancock Search and Rescue, Hancock...

Relativity expands rocket production and testing in Hancock County

Aerospace company Relativity is expanding its rocket component production and engine testing at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. This $59 million investment will create 190 jobs...

Connecting the Gulf Coast: Passenger Rail Project

The federal railroad administration is giving the magnolia state $33 million dollars to help improve passenger rail services across the coast. 

Fisheries Disaster on the Gulf Coast

Governor Phil Bryant wants the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what's normally a saltwater estuary.

American Legion in Bay Saint Louis to Hold Several Events Over Memorial Day Weekend

In Hancock County, several branches of the American Legion, with heavy involvement by Post 139, are joining forces for multiple observances and Memorial Day...

Get Pops a Steak for Father’s Day: This and Other Specials at Bogart’s Steakhouse

Why get Pops a skinny burger, when you can get him a steak - at a great price and with a beautiful waterfront view...

Bay St. Louis man sentenced for meth and child pornography

Fifty-one year-old Bruce Woods of Bay St. Louis was sentenced to possession of meth and two counts of exploitation of a child associated with...

TRAVEL ALERT: Road Closures Due to Flooding

Roads continue to close or remain closed after extensive rainfall this weekend. Here's the latest on closures.

Honoring a historic landmark in Bay St. Louis

Some Mississippians spent tonight soaking up history in Bay St. Louis. Hancock County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting of an African-American landmark: The...

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