hancock county

Hancock County investigating shooting death in Pearlington

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is involved in an officer-related shooting Monday that occurred during a call about another shooting in Pearlington. According to the Sea Coast Echo, deputies who were dispatched to Kelly Road early Monday about a shooting…

Curfew issued for all of Hancock County

The Hancock County Sheriff in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors and cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland have issued a curfew beginning Sunday, August 29th at 6 p.m. And ending Monday at 6 a.m. For…

Hancock County School District closes two more schools

Hancock County School District announced over the weekend that two more schools in the district will be closing. East Hancock Elementary and Hancock Middle schools will be closed for 14 days due to a COVID outbreak. This comes after closing…

Fatal accident in Hancock County

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, at approximately 9:34 pm the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 603 in Hancock County. A 2019 Nissan Sentra driven by Kebian Lewis, 44, of Bogalusa, LA, was traveling south on…

Natural gas leak forces evacuation in Waveland

Waveland Police Department evacuated residents near the American Legion because of a 'major' natural gas leak. The evacuation lasted about 3 hours while repairs were made. The leak was reported just before noon on Wednesday and the all-clear to return…