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Saturday Sep 13 | Sea Coast Echo

High praise for Bay Harbor

Entrepreneurs Terry and Kathy Janssen live aboard their 57-foot yacht, the Green Door. They are spending the next few weeks in Bay St. Louis at the new municipal harbor on their tour of the entire Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS

Saturday Sep 13 | Sea Coast Echo

Stennis helping pave way to Mars

A test of the Saturn V first stage, S-1C-5, is conducted on Aug. 25, 1967 on the B-1/B-2 Test Stand at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center. America's space program will go to Mars, NASA officials said yesterday, and will travel through Hancock County's Stennis Space Center to do it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Hancock Supervisors want right to oversee future household landfills

Hancock County does not have a landfill certified to store household waste, but if it does one day, the Hancock County Board of Supervisors wants to have final say over who owns it and where it will be located. Supervisors last week, sent a letter to the Hancock County Solid Waste Authority asking they be allowed to hold hearings and accept requests from companies interested in pursuing subtitle D landfills.

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Related Topix: Harrison County, MS, Bay St. Louis, MS

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Stennett will not seek new board term

Hancock County District Five School Board member Pattie Stennett said Tuesday that she will not seek reelection this November.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Dog nabs suspect after fatal accident

Authorities charged a Pass Christian man Friday in connection with a fatal crash that occurred on Wolf River Road.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, Harrison County, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Local students get to communicate with astronauts on Space Station

Middle school students from Mississippi and Louisiana participated in an extremely-long distance call on Tuesday, conversing with NASA astronauts Expedition 40 Commander Steve Swanson and Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman while the astronauts orbited the Earth aboard the International Space Station, .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science / Technology, NASA, Picayune, MS, Space

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Supers consider millage increase

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Friday appeared to agree in principal to a 2.61 mil tax increase for the upcoming budget year.

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Related Topix: Tax, Pearlington, MS, Waveland, MS

Sea Coast Echo

McDaniel election challenge dismissed

Special Judge Hollis McGehee dismissed the election challenge of State Sen. Chris McDaniel, who was hoping to overturn the results of the June 24 U.S. Senate Republican Primary.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Jones County, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Bay P.D. probes death of man who was found in canal

The Bay St. Louis Police Department is investigating the death of a 23-year-old Petal man, whose body was found in a canal Thursday near Bayou View Drive.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Petal, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Kiln man indicted for murder & aggravated assault in stand-off

A Hancock County Grand Jury recently indicted a Kiln man in connection with the December 2013 murder of Bruce Necaise and the attempted shooting of two Hancock County sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: Kiln, MS, Necaise, MS

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Nine Years after Katrina, Bay St. Louis sees economic boom

"Property values are soaring in downtown Bay St. Louis right now," said Mayor Les Fillingame.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Body of 23-year-old man pulled from the water in Bay St. Louis

Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk confirms to WLOX News the body of a 23-year-old man was pulled from the water near the 101000 block of Bayou View Drive in Bay St. Louis on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Couple jailed for 'exploiting' veteran

A Hancock County couple was arrested last week after they allegedly drove a man to the Veteran's Affairs Hospital, took his vehicle, and then ran up several charges on his credit cards.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Hurricane Katrina: Nine years after the storm

In the days just after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, much of Hancock County lay in ruins.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Train Disaster, Bay St. Louis, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Synthetic LSD overdoses under investigation in Diamondhead

Two Hancock County teenagers appear to have overdosed on what is believed to be synthetic LSD.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Diamondhead, MS, Family, Teenagers, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Results from final MCT2 released

Results from the latest and final MCT2 are out and many schools across the state may see a big drop in their test scores.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pass Christian, MS, Mississippi, Jackson County, MS, Harrison County, MS

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Actor Scott Bakula portraying South MS man

A South Mississippi man is being portrayed by actor Scott Bakula in a new NCIS spin-off being filmed in New Orleans right now.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Corvette caravan makes a pit stop in Hancock County

Smith is the club's Mississippi Gulf Coast area leader. He said it's easy to get people excited about America's Muscle Car, but he has never seen a turnout like this one.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Bay sets hearing on millage increase

The Bay St. Louis City Council on Friday took steps to correct the city's cash-flow problem, including setting a public hearing on a millage increase and agreeing to advertise for bids on the Hancock Chamber office.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS

Sea Coast Echo

14 jailed in Hancock drug sweep

Hancock County sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested 14 suspects in connection with a drug sweep throughout the county.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kiln, MS, Bay St. Louis, MS, Bayside Park, MS

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