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Wednesday | The Navajo Times

Clunie: Interest in genealogy helps area families

It soon grew into a passion and has become a way that Clunie makes a difference by preserving the records of area families for generations to come.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Pearl River County, MS, Columbia, MS, Picayune, MS

Wednesday | Sea Coast Echo

Rickey's may soon return to Waveland

A popular local restaurant may be returning to Waveland, nearly nine years after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Womble named Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year award was presented to Joshua Womble, a member of the Qatar Center at Pass Christian.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, D'Iberville, MS, University of Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi

Sea Coast Echo

Bay St. Louis Harbor Officially Opens

The Rutherford family joins city and state officials Saturday to formally open the Jimmy Rutherford Fishing Pier.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Cuevas, Grover earn Eagle Scout rank

Darren Cuevas and Blaine Grover of Boy Scout Troop 630 were awarded their Eagle Scout badges at a ceremony held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waveland.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Diamondhead, MS

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

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Bay St. Louis: 3, Biloxi: 2, Gulfport: 3, Hancock County: 2, Harrison County: 6, Jackson County: 10, Ocean Springs: 3, Waveland: 3 The Sun Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Rockin' the Boats: Bay Harbor officially opens with 2nd annual festival

With nearly two years of construction and two decades of planning behind it, the city of Bay St. Louis will officially celebrate the grand opening of its new municipal harbor and pier today.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Hancock County sheriff: Increasing illegal drug activity in Diamondhead

An interstate traffic stop that unearthed a hidden compartment full of drugs Tuesday is part of a different approach the Hancock County Sheriff's Office is taking to combat growing drug activity in Diamondhead.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Diamondhead, MS, Bay St. Louis, MS, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine

Sea Coast Echo

Supers put off LGBT resolution

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday declined to act on a request for a non discrimination resolution.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Waveland, MS, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Roger Ladner, former Hancock County road manager, appeals ruling in Katrina kickback conviction

BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi -- A former Hancock County road department manager is appealing a Mississippi judge's refusal to throw out his conviction in a Hurricane Katrina kickback case.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Artist of the Week: Per-Owe Andersson

In order to better promote the arts, the Sea Coast Echo and The Arts, Hancock County, have partnered to offer our readers the Artist of the Week.

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Related Topix: Kiln, MS, Cameras

Sea Coast Echo

New Hancock tourism sign unveiled

Officials from the Hancock County Tourism Bureau, Hancock County, and the cities of Bay St. Louis and Waveland on Friday unveil this new Welcome Sign near the I-10/Highway 603 interchange.

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

Sunherald.com

New details: Contractor taped talks with Roger Ladner in Hancock County Katrina kickback case

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD/2013 Hancock County Road Manger Roger Joe Ladner and his wife, Sharon, arrive at federal court in Gulfport.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Federal Prisons, Prison

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wedding bells and cash registers are beginning to ring in Hancock County

Tori Cool of Imagine That works on a bride’s maid bouquet for an upcoming wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Bay St. Louis, MS

Sunherald.com

Tech ed: Secondary, postsecondary coursework trying to keep up with...

John Shows, associate vice present for career technical education at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, said technical skills are not limited to the tech industry.

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Related Topix: Perkinston, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Honorees announced for this year's Hancock Chamber Salute to Business and Industry Annual Awards Gala

Sometimes referred to as a local version of the Academy Awards, the Hancock Chamber Annual Awards Gala recognizes outstanding achievements in citizenship, tourism, industry and business.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Kiln, MS, Waveland, MS, Diamondhead, MS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sunherald.com

Coast Characters: 100 Men Hall owners want more history on hall's roots in the Bay's black community

Kerrie and Jessie Loya have resurrected a Bay St. Louis dance hall that had once hosted music-industry icons.

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Related Topix: African-American, Bay St. Louis, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Local family sues Bay over 'worthless' beach property

A prominent Bay St. Louis family has filed suit against the city of Bay St. Louis claiming that a city zoning ordinance made its beach-front property worthless.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Gulfport, MS, Waveland, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Escapee captured, six more arrested

A man who escaped the Hancock County jail on Sunday was captured on Wednesday, along with six other people who allegedly assisted him Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said Wednesday that Perry D. Thomas, 28, was captured at a residence in Biloxi.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Artist of the Week: Joan Coleman

In order to better promote the arts, the Sea Coast Echo and The Arts, Hancock County, have partnered to offer our readers the Artist of the Week.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Painting, Arts

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