Author Archives: Linda McCarthy



Hem Fest in Havana Hits Waveland

Dance the night away to Salsa music and live the full life as you indulge in a “moveable feast” of Cuban cuisine and signature cocktails on the 118th Birthday of Ernest Hemingway at Hem Fest in Havana on Friday, July … Read more



Hancock Chamber’s Young Professionals Group Hosts Session for First Time Home Buyers

On Thursday, July 13 from 5-7pm, the Hancock Chamber’s new Young Professionals Networking Group is hosting a session for first time home buyers at a home in Hancock Heights in Bay St. Louis that is on the market at 240 … Read more


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Monday is Deadline to RSVP for the Emergency Planning Session for Your Business

Sign up today and make plans to attend the Emergency Planning Session for your business on Thursday, July 13th at the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum on Coleman Avenue in Waveland from 10am-1pm.  The free session is open to all businesses … Read more


MDEQ Announces Winners of Beach Outfalls Challenge

(LONG BEACH, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has announced  the three winners of its Beach Outfalls Challenge: Allen Engineering and Science (Jackson, Miss.) MMMM (Biloxi, Miss.) Sustainable Active Landscapes Team (On-beach) (Bay St. Louis, Miss). MDEQ also recognized … Read more


Gov. Bryant Announces Treasury’s Award of RESTORE Projects

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has issued grant awards for six Mississippi RESTORE projects. “This is good news as we continue to propose and implement projects to support the … Read more


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Hancock Chamber Announces 2017 Top Ten Outstanding Citizens

Hancock Chamber President Cathy Wilson, who was a Top 10 Outstanding Citizen in 2012, announced the top ten outstanding citizens for 2017 for their contributions to improving quality of life in Hancock County. The individuals to be honored during the … Read more


Hancock Chamber Membership Elects 4 as Businesses of the Year

Hancock Chamber President Cathy Wilson announced today that four businesses have been elected by the membership from a field of 15 nominees as 2017 Businesses of the Year: Cuz’s Old Town Oyster Bar & Grill, Bay St. Louis;  Beacon Theatres, … Read more


Wicker, Cochran, & Cassidy Seek to Strengthen Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Legislation Would Formalize Five-State Coalition Aimed at Protecting Gulf Ecosystem WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., have introduced legislation to designate the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) as a Regional Coordination Entity … Read more


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Sea Coast Echo & Chamber Partner to Promote Hancock County Businesses

If you have been considering joining the Hancock Chamber of Commerce, now is the time to make that investment in your business and community.  If you join before June 28, 2017, you will receive a free business listing in the … Read more



Veteran Miss. Lawmaker Helps Author Bid to Reform FEMA National Flood Insurance Program WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is among a bipartisan group of Senators who today introduced legislation to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) … Read more

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