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Hancock County Sheriff's Deputy shot and killed

South Mississippi is in mourning tonight after hearing the tragic loss of a Hancock County deputy who was shot and killed while responding to a call on Caesar Necaise Road this afternoon. Lt. Michael Boutte responded to…

Victim identified in fatal Hancock County accident

State Troopers responded to an early morning crash on Hwy 90 near Lake Shore Drive in Hancock County Wednesday at 5:45 am that claimed the life of a Bay St. Louis resident. The bicyclist has been identified as 18-year-old Dawson…

Ochsner Medical Center - Hancock names new CEO

Ochsner Health has named Wilson Thomas as Chief Executive Officer for Ochsner Medical Center- Hancock and Hancock’s affiliated Health Centers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Thomas, a native of Mobile, most recently served as Project CEO for Community Health Systems,…

MEMA ANNOUNCES SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION SITES

With continued power outages, five distribution centers will open in Hancock and Harrison Counties. Distribution Center Operating Hours:     SATURDAY, October 31:   1 PM – 6 PM November 1-2, 2020:        8 AM – 6 PM Shelf-stable meals, water, tarps, hand sanitizer…

Coast casinos reopening as Sally moves into Florida

The Mississippi Gaming Commission says casinos may reopen for business at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Casinos closed as Hurricane Sally headed toward the Gulf Coast, but now that it has moved over to the Alabama-Florida border, casinos are planning to reopen.…

Biloxi police car crash during high-speed chase

On July 21, 2020, the Biloxi Police Department responded to a complaint of a suspicious male in the Hard Rock Casino Parking Garage, located in the 700 block of Beach Boulevard. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with a…

Biloxi police car crash during high-speed chase

On July 21, 2020, the Biloxi Police Department responded to a complaint of a suspicious male in the Hard Rock Casino Parking Garage, located in the 700 block of Beach Boulevard. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with a…

Hancock County community masks giveaway

Over in Hancock County, community leaders are also making sure their residents are safe by giving out free masks. The Hancock County Community masks drive thru giveaway will take place Saturday July 11th across multiple locations around Hancock County including…