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  1. Waveland annexation bid won't seek fire dept. or sheriff's gaming fundsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sea Coast Echo

    Waveland Mayor Mike Smith said Tuesday that the city will not be seeking to acquire gaming funds associated with its potential annexation of parts of Clermont Harbor. "There is a misconception that if awarded the annexation, we would take the volunteer fire department gaming funds as well as the sheriff's funds," Smith said.

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  2. Bay-Wave, Hancock and Pass schools score well on state testsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Bay-Waveland, Hancock and Pass Christian school districts all scored high marks, according to state accountability results released last week, but local superintendents said this week they're looking forward to seeing more recent results in the fall. The Mississippi Department of Education last week released 2014-15 accountability results showing the Pass Christian School District scored all "A's" across the board; while the Hancock and Bay-Waveland districts both scored solid "B's."

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  3. Hancock Co. to oppose Waveland annexation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Board of Supervisors this week voted this week to fight efforts by the city of Waveland of Waveland to annex down Beach Boulevard to encompass the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel and the Bayou Caddy area. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to oppose the city of Waveland's proposed annexation of parts of Clermont Harbor and Lakeshore, which includes the Silver Slipper Casino property.

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  4. Man jailed for threats against Waveland P.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    Waveland Police on Monday arrested a homeless man who allegedly threatened to kill members of the Waveland Police Department. Waveland Police Chief David Allen said Monday that Jason Pugh, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with abusive calls to 911, assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

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  5. Pok -mania invades HancockRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Sea Coast Echo

    Pokemon Go hit the app store for iPhones and Android phones earlier this month, and it has already taken Hancock County - and the rest of the world - by storm, as players try to "catch 'em all." The smart phone game brings the fictional creatures called "Pokemon" into the real world.

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  6. Krewe of Nereids Celebrates 50 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Sea Coast Echo

    This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the oldest all female carnival association on the Mississippi Gulf Coast: the Krewe of Nereids. During the Annual Hancock Chamber Awards Gala on August 25th, also presented by the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission, Nereids will be awarded the Community Award of Excellence.

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  7. Supervisors have yet to challenge Waveland casino annexation bidRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Board of Supervisors have yet to file a challenge against Waveland's proposed annexation of Clermont Harbor, as the hearing date of Sept. 12 creeps closer.

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  8. Waveland murder victim identifiedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk said Tuesday that the body discovered Monday in the woods near Chesapeake Street has been identified as Jeremy "Huggies" Fountain, 35, of Bay St. Louis. Fountain had been missing for about a week, friends said.

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  9. Man's body found in woods in Shoreline ParkRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Sea Coast Echo

    Waveland Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday in a wooded area in Shoreline Park. The body was discovered Monday morning on a dead end road off of Coral and Chesapeake Road in the Shoreline Park community.

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  10. 2nd annual 'Frida Fest' during 2nd SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Sea Coast Echo

    Al 'The Bread Man' Jensen of Serious Bread is working on a new creation for Second Saturday, Fougasse, a type of bread made in France. 'It's kalamata olives in dough, rolled out in a thin layer,' he said.

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

    Friday Jul 8 | 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.

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  12. Independence Play: Hancock Co. celebrates all weekend longRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Sea Coast Echo

    No one is sure exactly how many people showed up, but tourism officials conservatively estimate "tens of thousands" of people turned out in Hancock County over the July 4th holiday weekend to celebrate at multiple events. "It was a fabulous weekend for the county," Nikki Moon, president of the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau, said Tuesday.

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  13. Hancock Chamber of Commerce membership selects five 'Businesses of the Year' for 2016Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Sea Coast Echo

    Hancock Chamber President Angelyn Treutel Zeringue announced that five businesses have been elected by the membership from a field of 15 nominees as 2016 Businesses of the Year: The Blind Tiger, Bay St. Louis; Grammy's Donuts, Waveland; Keesler Federal Credit Union, Diamondhead; Almost Home Catering, Kiln; and, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Hancock County. Businesses of the Year and Outstanding Citizens will be recognized for their contributions to improving quality of life and the business environment in Hancock County during the Chamber's Annual Salute to Business & Industry Awards Gala on Thursday, August 25th from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Hollywood Casino - Gulf Coast in Bay St. Louis.

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  14. Dozens show up for peace, love & 'Wildflowers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Sea Coast Echo

    Recording artists Rochelle Harper and her husband Gary 'Boz' Boswell are joined at Waveland's Owl Lodge Retreat by a huge crowd of locals on Wednesday to create a video for their new song 'Wildflowers.' About 30 people from the Hancock County area joined recording artists and self-described "Mississippi Hippies" Rochelle Harper and Gary "Boz" Boswell on Wednesday to help them make a video for their new song, "Wildflowers."

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  15. Least Tern sanctuary declared in WavelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Sea Coast Echo

    The area near Bienville Street and Beach Blvd. in Waveland has been declared a Least Tern sanctuary. The beach will remain open, but security guards will patrol the area this weekend to ensure nobody disturbs the rare birds.

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  16. BWSD, city at odds over $35K feeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Sea Coast Echo

    Bay-Waveland School District Board of Trustees member Mike Bell this week called for a motion to temporarily suspend the district's interlocal agreement with the city of Bay St. Louis for the city's "Safe Way to School" sidewalk project. The district offered up to $50,000 as part of the 20 percent matching funds amount required for the project in order for the city to procure a Mississippi Department of Transportation grant.

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  17. Fun on the 4th - Crab Fest, Destination: Waveland on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Sea Coast Echo

    The 32nd annual Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Fest began Friday on the church grounds in Bay St. Louis. The festival draws tens of thousands of people to the area annually.

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  18. Crab Fest, Destination: Waveland headline massive July 4th weekendRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Sea Coast Echo

    There's plenty to see and do in Hancock County for the upcoming July 4th weekend, with the 32nd annual Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Fest, the Destination: Waveland celebration, Garden Isle Boat Parade and Jourdan River Estates 7th annual Golf Cart/Cruiser parade. The 32nd Annual OLG Crab Fest will be held July 1-3, beginning Friday at 11 a.m. and ending Sunday at 10 p.m. Live music is scheduled each day of the Crab Fest.

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  19. Reported case of flesh-eating bacteria in Hancock CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Sea Coast Echo

    A Baton Rouge man is in critical condition at Hancock Medical Center after reportedly contracting a flesh-eating bacteria while on vacation in Waveland over the weekend. An HMC spokesman confirmed Thursday that Richard Empson, 69, is a patient there in critical condition, but due to health privacy laws, could not confirm the cause of Empson's illness.

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  20. Waveland homeowner wakes up to find 7-foot alligator in yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Sea Coast Echo

    An unexpected visitor was found nearly knocking at a Waveland resident's front door just before dawn on Monday. While Mikelle Tingstrom was fast asleep in her home on the 1200 block of Waveland Ave., an alert motorist caught a glimpse of an alligator slowly creeping in Tingstrom's front yard and immediately alerted authorities.

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