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4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Water-contact advisories were issued Friday in Hancock and Harrison counties. These segments of beach are not closed; however, there may be a greater risk of illness associated with swimming there.
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9 hrs ago | Sea Coast Echo
The Hancock Chamber of Commerce this week sponsored a FAM Tour of Hancock County for the State Tourism Sales Team with the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau.
13 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American
Hancock County authorities are reopening the 40-year-old kidnapping and murder case of 15-year-old Mary Ann Farve, a Bay St. Louis teen who was abducted on April 22, 1974.
The murder trial of Gary Hall ended Tuesday night in the 15th Circuit Court in Poplarville after the jury was unable to come to a decision.
A real estate developer from Fairhope, Ala., has been sentenced to prison, fined and ordered to make restitution for violating the Clean Water Act near Bay St. Louis.
By Dwayne Bremer Staff Wrier Local authorities announced Thursday that they are reopening the 40-year-old kidnapping and murder case of 15-year-old Mary Ann Farve, a Bay St. Louis teen who was abducted on April 22, 1974, near Dunbar Avenue.
Aleisha Diaz Landry of Bogalusa, La., was sentenced to prison Monday for her role in the Dec. 6, 2012, armed robbery of a Keesler Federal Credit Union in Diamondhead.
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The city of Diamondhead wants to get its part of upcoming Restore Act funding and has invited other local entities to join it.
A man who allegedly robbed banks in Indiana and Illionis last month may be responsible for the robbery of the Hancock Bank in Diamondhead Thursday afternoon, authorities said Friday.
The man who robbed a Hancock Bank branch here late Thursday afternoon was driving a silver Nissan believed to have been used in recent bank heists in Illinois and Indiana.
Officials said a 24-hour drug roundup netted 13 arrests in an operation that targeted the sale and distribution of heroin and crystal meth and allegations of doctor shopping.
Claims administrator Patrick Juneau was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Bay St. Louis during a meeting in March.