hancock county

Mississippi gets funding for I-10 widening project

President Joe Biden announced today major transportation projects funded by bipartisan infrastructure law that will include a widening project for Interstate 10 here on the Coast. Biden was in New York to announce the Hudson Tunnel Project, but he also…

Ochsner Health acquires Diamondhead Urgent Care

Ochsner Health announced today it has acquired Diamondhead Urgent Care, giving the hospital system a bigger footprint in Hancock County. Diamondhead Urgent Care will become one of two Ochsner locations that provide urgent care services, along with Ochsner Health Center…

Hancock County school board seat too close to call

Hancock County will have to wait on affadavit ballots and voter ID validations to determine the School Board District 2 seat. Hancock County Circuit Clerk Kendra Necaise said there was a strong turnout for Tuesday's election. With 99 percent of…

Four die in weekend traffic crashes in South Mississippi

Four people died over the weekend in deadly car crashes that happened over the weekend in South Mississippi. Early Friday morning, a GMC pickup driven by 68-year-old Freddie Chthey of Pascagoula was traveling south on Highway 57 in Jackson County…

MDOT highway projects under way in South Mississippi

Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King announced updates to several MDOT projects in South Mississippi. “Summer is peak construction season at MDOT, and we’re proud to see the progress being made on Mississippi’s highways,” said King. “We are always striving to…