Hancock County and Diamondhead authorities need the public’s help in identifying a man caught on home surveillance footage attempting to break into vehicles on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Hancock County deputies posted the video to Facebook.
President Donald Trump could factor in who will serve Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s final two years in Congress. Gulf Coast lawmakers say it’s time for a woman to take the Senate seat. Democrats are divided on how to capture the seat.
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is hoping to improve health care for children across the Gulf Coast with a collaborative effort with Children’s of Mississippi, a branch of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Four of Memorial Hospital’s six pediatric clinics are being acquired by Children’s as part of the move.
Gov. Phil Bryant of Mississippi has told associates he intends to appoint the state’s agricultural commissioner, Cindy Hyde-Smith, to fill the seat Sen. Thad Cochran is vacating next month, alarming senior Republicans who believe it could create a messy special election and an opening for Democrats.
The inaugural DIPG Warrior Walk on Saturday, March 24, will include teams honoring the lives of three Ocean Springs area children who lost their lives to the rare and deadly brain cancer. Funds will be donated to The Cure Starts Now Foundation.
A student’s false report on text messages of an active-shooter situation created “a tizzy” at West Harrison High School, the Harrison County, Mississippi, sheriff said. The 16-year-old sent the texts during a power outage on campus.
Circuit Court Judge Christopher Schmidt on Tuesday sentenced Markey Johnny Tanner of Hurley to 20 years in prison for causing the death of Megan DeKleinhans while driving drunk and leaving the scene of the crash in North Biloxi.
After officials warned Gulf Coast residents to stay away from Round Island, the Pasacgoula spot will soon be ready for recreational activities. “Quicksand Island” could save marshes in South Mississippi and was funded by BP.
Akela, the Alaskan Malamute puppy that was shot in the snout over the weekend in Hurley, Mississippi, is going to Mobile, Alabama, for a surgery consultation. His owner, Josh Avila, hopes his dog will survive his wounds.
Mike Favre, Eddie Favre and Casey Favre hold the reins of power in Hancock County. But the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, Bay St. Louis City Council and Bay-Waveland School Board all have their critics.