Cochran, Wicker Announce $1.15 Million to Ready Miss. Cities for Coastal Rail Service

  Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Gulfport & Pascagoula Awarded Southern Rail Commission Funding to Help Prepare for Passenger Rail Service   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four Mississippi Gulf Coast cities will receive $1.15 million to help prepare for passenger rail service, … Read more



State of the County Address

State of the County Address is Monday August 29th at the Hancock County Performing Arts Center Blaine Lafontaine, President of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors announced that a “State of the County Address” will be held on Monday, August … Read more




Pictured left to right are Ground Zero Hurricane Museum Founder, LiLi Stahler Murphy with her husband, Donald and the new director of the museum, former Coleman Avenue Business Owner, Kathy Pinn. KATRINA MEMORIAL CEREMONY & MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE Sunday, August … Read more


Three Commands Representing the Naval Special Warfare at Stennis Space Center Selected as Recipients of the Hancock County Industrial Award of Excellence

Bill Cork, CEO of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission announced that three commands representing the Naval Special Warfare at Stennis Space Center have been selected as recipients of the Annual Industrial Award of Excellence.    The Commands will be … Read more



John Ferrucci to Receive Patt Cucullu Tourism Industry Award

John Ferrucci, general manager of the Silver Slipper Casino & Hotel will receive the Patt Cucullu Tourism Industry Award from the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau during the Hancock Chamber’s Annual Hancock Business & Industry Awards Gala on Thursday, August … Read more



Diamondhead Officials Partner with Hancock Chamber to Market City

Mississippi’s newest city has been receiving accolades across the country as the Smartest City in Mississippi, the Best Place to Live and one of the Top 10 Livable Cities in the state for its amenities, quality of life, low crime … Read more



Close to 400 Citizens have graduated from the Hancock Chamber Leadership Program

Pictured above are members of the Hancock Chamber Leadership Steering Committee during a planning meeting for the 2016/2017 session.  From left to right:  Janell Nolan, Chairman;  Kevin Estrade, The Peoples Bank;  Richard Chase, The Silver Slipper Casino & Hotel;  Raymunda … Read more



Hancock Chamber Education Committee Sponsors Teacher Grants & Appreciation Dinner

300 area educators expected to attend annual Hancock Chamber Education Committee Appreciation Dinner.   The Hancock Chamber Education Committee will award close to $5,000 in classroom grants and recognize 300 educators with hundreds of door prizes donated by area businesses … Read more


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Ellis Cuevas Recognized for Lifetime of Achievement to Keep Hancock County Beautiful

During the Bay St. Louis Rotary Club meeting this week members and representatives from the Hancock Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee surprised Ellis Cuevas with well-deserved recognition for his leadership. Known for his wardrobe of Hawaiian shirts, many of the … Read more



Acts of Kindness for A Silent Salute to the Blue

When Samantha and Bob McRaney gathered at their home on Keller Street in the Bay with fellow neighbors this week, they never dreamed that what they discussed would go viral.  Next week, CNN is expected to arrive to cover the … Read more

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