Diamondhead

Masks required in Diamondhead City Hall

Effective Thursday, August 5 at 8am, all employees and visitors to the City Hall in Diamondhead will be required to wear a mask until further notice due to the increase in cases of COVID. This will continue until further notice.

Coffee and Connections in Diamondhead

The City of Diamondhead took center stage during today’s Hancock Young Professionals event. Coffee, treats, and exciting developments were served up during the Coffee and Connections event at the Lazy Gator…

Comprehensive planning meeting in Diamondhead

City leaders in Diamondhead are looking for input on a new comprehensive plan for the city. Thursday night at 6 p.m., residents are invited to come out to a comprehensive planning meeting in Diamondhead that will be held in…

Hurricane Zeta debris removal begins in Diamondhead

Debris removal has started in the City of Diamondhead on Monday, November 30, 2020. Holiday Construction was awarded the contract by the City Council last week to remove all debris from the city right of way. In addition, the city…

Bay St. Louis attorney and judge Walter Gex dies

A prominent attorney and federal judge from Bay St. Louis died Thursday. Walter J. Gex III, 81,  died at his Diamondhead home on Thursday night. He attended the University of Mississippi, earning a bachelor of arts degree before obtaining his…

Voters head to the polls in Diamondhead for mayoral election

Signs held high along with high spirits in Diamondhead today as residents head to the polls in a special election for a new mayor. After the unexpected loss of Mayor Tommy Schafer earlier this year, the city has been without…

Diamondhead man sentenced in federal bank fraud case

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 5 years of supervised release, for bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special…

Diamondhead invites kayakers to Paradise Bayou

The city of Diamondhead, in partnership with Paddle the Gulf and the Lazy Gator Sports Bar & Steamer, is hosting the Inaugural Paddle Paradise on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. The event is a 4-mile, non-competitive fun paddle on Paradise Bayou…

Diamondhead Special Election moved to October 20th

The City of Diamondhead has rescheduled their special election to Tuesday, October 20th. The original special election was set for September 15th, but that plan was changed due to threats from Hurricane Sally. Two candidates have qualified to replace the…

Special election set for Diamondhead mayor post

Diamondhead residents will head to the polls next month in a special election to elect a new mayor. A nonpartisan special election will be held on Tuesday, September 15th to fill the seat which was left vacant when Mayor Tommy…