Avocado’s opening in 2017. Here’s the menu.

A new Mexican restaurant named Avocado’s is coming to Bay St. Louis in the new year. The owners are completely remodeling the old Scafidi’s Wheel Inn site at 820 U.S. 90 for the restaurant which is scheduled to open in mid-February. “We’re doing the whole building – the plumbing electrical, walls, ceilings and bathrooms,” said…

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P&Z recap: Fais do no

Bay St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commissioners said no to Billy Conner Jr.’s application for a special exception to the zoning ordinance to open a lounge in the Depot District. Plans include blues, jazz and Cajun music in the evening hours. Neighbors objected to potentially more noise and other public nuisance problems in the area. Commissioners…

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P&Z agenda: Depot District bar? Dunbar subdivision?

Another bar back of town? The applicant wants a cafe by day, a lounge with entertainment at night. A 23-lot subdivision on Dunbar? WL Holdings manager Weldon Frommeyer is applying for plat approval and variances. AGENDA PLANNING & ZONING MEETING December 27, 2016 5:30 P.M. APPLICATIONS: SAMUEL RILEY WOODHAM, JR AND JAMI LYNN WOODHAM – application…

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Merry Christmas!

 

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Update: Hancock County Farmers Market 

The Farmers Market will be closed for the next two weekends for the holidays.  Opening day 2017 will be Jan. 7.   Welcome new vendors selling shrimp, cookies and marinate. Come shop for tea, blueberries flash frozen for freshness, hydroponically grown lettuces and herbs, hand crafted yard signs and fresh made goat cheese.   “If…

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Bay Council recap: back to square one

The first item on the Bay St. Louis City Council agenda Dec. 20 was noise ordinance/complaints. There were abundant complaints from fed up residents, in person and in letters. No bar owners involved in the loud, late night music battle attended. Council members twisted themselves in a knot trying yet again to get a grip on this…

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Bay Council agenda: Noise ordinance/complaints, beachfront property & DOJ discussion

If you can’t attend the meeting, stream it on the city’s Facebook page.   AGENDA AMENDED BAY ST. LOUIS CITY COUNCIL MEETING DECEMBER 20, 2016 5:30 P.M. 1. Guests a) Noise Ordinance/Complaints b) Kathleen Johnson/Road Closure c) Rod Ward and Thomas Genin/Blind Tiger Beach Front Property 2. Engineer’s Report a) City Projects Update 3. City…

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Hancock County building permit report

From Dec. 12-19, Hancock County issued three building permits (2 sheds and a livestock barn) Total valuation: $23,800 Total fees: $302 Note: No report from Bay St. Louis building department today. Waveland permit reports will be posted here after the first of the year. Diamondhead does not compile permit reports.  Coming Tuesday: Bay Council agenda for…

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China to return Stennis drone it snatched

CNN and Reuters are reporting today that China will return the unmanned underwater drone it seized in the South China Sea. The drone was deployed by Stennis Space Center oceanographers aboard the USNS Bowditch. From the Washington Post: “…ships such as the Bowditch routinely conduct operations in the South China Sea. The Navy said the drones…

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Saturday Farmers Market: make your Christmas groceries

  More vendors are signing up for Hancock County’s Farmers Market every week! Come out today and shop for fresh produce, tamales, sweets and more. New this week: Bok choy and soaps. Bring your Christmas list and buy tasty gifts for friends & family. Tell us what you would like to see there! Hours: 8…

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