Margaret Alfonso

Service Set for Long-Time District Attorney Cono Caranna, II

Funeral arrangements have been made for long-time district attorney, Cono Caranna, II.     Caranna served as District Attorney for Hancock, Stone and Harrison counties for 26 years, retiring in 2012. He passed away last Thursday after suffering from recent health issues.…

Judge Margaret Alfonso sworn-in

Back in late November, Judge Margaret Alfonso won the runoff election for chancery court judge serving Harrison, Stone, and Hancock counties. Today, at the Gulfport Courthouse, friends and family gathered as Judge Alfonso was sworn into her new chancery court…

Chancery Court District 8, Place 3

It’s a tight race for Chancery Court district 8, place 3 with Margaret Alfonso and incumbent Sandy Steckler staying neck-and-neck as the final votes are currently being counted, including all affidavit ballots. In Harrison County, districts 2, 3, and 5…

Margaret Alfonso wins runoff chancery court district 8, place 3

Margaret Alfonso’s family, friends, and loved ones celebrated with smiles and tears as the final votes came in. Alfonso tells News 25 her supporters were like no other during the election. After winning, Alfonso already started thinking ahead for the…

Chancery Court runoff election

The runoff election is just a week away. Incumbent Chancery Judge Sandy Steckler and opponent Margaret Alfonso are fighting for the chancery seat for district 8 place 3. The election results for chancery court judge on November 6th was not…

Youth Courts Looking Toward Future

The Harrison County Youth courts are eyeing a big development in the future. Members of the youth court came before county supervisors this morning with two proposals The first, current state budget cuts caused the Harrison County youth courts to…

Youth Court Needs New Detention Center

Long-awaited solutions to problems associated with the Harrison County Youth Court and Juvenile Detention Center are finally being discussed after a recent grand jury report. The Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center is in Biloxi but all its services are done…