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  1. Bay High 2016 Homecoming CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    Bay High School will host 2016 Homecoming this Friday night against St. Patrick. Homecoming festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. with presentation of the court pre-game.


  2. Bay council questions new audit reportRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    After three years in a row of negative performance audits, the Bay St. Louis City Council on Thursday heard a mostly glowing report on the recently-completed 2014-2015 audit. "You're - in essence - healthy," Bobby Culumber, of Gulfport-based CPA firm Culumber, Harvey & Associates, told council members at a workshop meeting on Thursday.


  3. Flesh-eating bacteria case confirmed in HancockRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Mississippi State Department of Health this week confirmed one reported case this summer of Vibrio vulnificus bacterial infection in Hancock County which apparently led to a Bay St. Louis man having his leg amputated. Meanwhile, the MSDH still hasn't confirmed Vibrio was the cause of a Baton Rouge man's infection and subsequent amputation last week, but the victim in that case is improving, hospital officials said.


  4. Bay Council debates 'Go Cup' DistrictRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Bay St Louis City Council on Tuesday proposed an ordinance establishing a Leisure and Recreation district, allowing open containers of alcohol in popular designated entertainment areas of the city. Gov. Phil Bryant signed HB 1223 - better known as 'to-go-cup' bill - into law in May. It goes into effect on July 1. The bill allows cities along the Gulf Coast to distinguish boundaries for entertainment districts where you can walk from one business to another while enjoying an ice cold beer or other alcoholic beverage.


  5. Sheriff eyes allegation of 'malfeasance' in BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said Monday his office would 'look into' a complaint of 'malfeasance' at Bay St. Louis City Hall after a state auditor's office report that Mayor Les Fillingame and some members of his staff had broken some state statues, leading to an uncertain financial situation for the city. Sam Atkinson, performance audit director for the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor, said her team had found no evidence of fraud after a thorough review of the city's finances.


  6. Family Mourns After Missing Camper FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    "If you see me, you see him - that's the type of relationship we had," Jenni Brown said Wednesday of her late husband, B.J. Although the wait is over and the massive search for missing Stone County man Brody "B.J." Brown has ended, family and friends must figure out how to move on. Sheriff's Cdr.


  7. Bay council wants mayor's bonding company to pay back DOJ fundsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Bay St. Louis City Council on Tuesday authorized city attorney Donald Rafferty to file a claim against Mayor Les Fillingame's bonding company in an attempt to recoup about $300,000 transferred back into the DOJ 'drug forfeiture' account. All elected officials in the state of Mississippi are required to acquire surety bonds before assuming office.


  8. Council overrules Fillingame on fundingRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    There was more controversy surrounding Department of Justice funds at the Bay St Louis City Council meeting this week - Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to reverse Mayor Les Fillingame's decision to move $88,000 dollars into the U.S. Department of Justice equitable sharing account from the city's general fund. "The mayor's decision to move the funds was not approved by the council, therefore the council voted to reverse the action for the time being," Ward 3 Councilman Jeffrey Reed said Tuesday.


  9. Auditors explain review of Bay filesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    Representatives of Mississippi State Auditor Stacey Pickering's office on Tuesday introduced themselves to members of the Bay St. Louis City Council at the council's public meeting. The council itself asked for the review last summer after the Bay's own internal audit turned up a number of adverse findings.


  10. Several Bay residents stranded in Texas after deadly tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Sea Coast Echo

    'Dixie Darlin's' Robbilyn Verges of Slidell and Lindsey Loftin of Bay St Louis are happy to be going home after a long delay at the Dallas airport due to a deadly tornado that hit in the area. Going home for the holidays is a dream for most, but when holiday travel plus a deadly tornado collided in Texas on Dec. 27, returning home after Christmas became a nightmare for many Bay St. Louis residents.


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