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Voluntary Evacuation Issued

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, and Cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland have issued a voluntary evacuation beginning Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. This voluntary evacuation…


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Hurricane Preparation

JACKSON, Miss. — Ahead of Hurricane Zeta, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) advises residents to prepare now for dangerous storm conditions including heavy rain, possible flash flooding, high winds, and possible tornadoes. Preparing a Disaster Kit Stock your…


Sandbags Available to Hurricane Zeta

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency will have self-serve sand and sand bags at the following locations beginning Monday, October 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Please bring your own shovel. If you need assistance with getting the sand-bags, please contact…





President Barack Obama endorses Mike Espy in Mississippi Senate race

by Geoff Pender Mississippi Today Former President Barack Obama endorsed Democratic Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy on Wednesday, and the Espy campaign announced Obama’s endorsement message will be broadcast statewide in a radio advertisement. “Mike Espy has a great…


Mississippi Covid Cases as of October 19, 2020

General Information COVID-19 and You: Video Q & A with State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs COVID-19 overview, questions and answers Guidance, prevention and testing Handouts: Basic disease prevention, handwashing and more ASL, Spanish and Vietnamese materials Home isolation is…