County workers install fencing near the $600,000 bathroom.

Remove sand. Repeat.

You know how the wind blows sand all over the walking/biking path, the parking lot of the Washington Street $600K bathroom/pavilion and even across Beach Boulevard? And the county beach crews and contractors have to use heavy equipment to remove it? And it happens again? Today, county crews are installing fencing designed to keep the…

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Donate school supplies for CASA children

CASA of Hancock County is holding a School Supply Drive for all CASA children in foster care as a result of being abused or neglected. Community members are encouraged to donate basic school supplies such as book bags, scissors, erasers, loose leaf paper, pens, composition notebooks, three-ring binders, glue sticks, plastic folders, pencil pouches and…

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The eagle has, well, landed

As if this morning wasn’t gorgeous enough, the resident bald eagle was hanging around along the water’s edge. What a way to start the day. I’m grateful.

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Holly Lemoine-Raymond (left) with new Cypress Café  owners  Steve and Sue Forstall.

Sold! Cypress Cafe has new owners

Holly Lemoine-Raymond has sold her popular Cypress Café to Sue and Steve Forstall, longtime friends and fans of the popular café. The new owners don’t plan on making any changes to the operation or the made-to-order menu of sandwiches, salads and soups. “Basically it’s going to stay the same.” said Steve Forstall. “Holly’s got it…

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Hanging out

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Nothing says summer like…

David and Cindy’s birthday shrimp boil.

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Info, not ads. What a concept.

You can tell it’s election season by the vote-for-me signs all over the place. But have you heard about, a new voter empowerment project launched this week? The new online forum for Hancock County candidates might be the only one of its kind in the state, say the volunteers who put the website together.…

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New eats: platters, baskets, tacos & trays

Four new places to try in Harrison County, all open with the blessing of the state Health Department: Captain Hook’s at 1519 Pass Road in Gulfport sells poboys, fried rice, Lo Mein, seafood platters, boiled seafood, fried and boiled side orders and salads. Owner is Hung Le. Maria’s Tacos, a mobile unit in Pass Christian…

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Bay Council recap

Here’s the official record from last night’s meeting, the shortest I’ve had the pleasure of attending. One public forum flashpoint but otherwise not much else. Listed below are the actions taken by the City Council at their meeting July 21, 2015. Guests Ed Wikoff / Bill Adams – Motion to Accept Louvered Fence, Six Feet…

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Now open: Kash’s Corner

Kash’s Corner at 6523 Beatline Road Suite C in Long Beach is serving burritos, chimichangas, crispitos, nachos, pizza and biscuits. Owner is Ghazanfur Jamil.

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