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Jury finds man guilty in death of Mississippi business man

BAY ST. LOUIS — A Hancock County jury has convicted a man of murder in the 2012 death of a Bay St. Louis businessman. The jury returned a unanimous verdict Tuesday after deliberating for about two hours. The Sun Herald reports Circuit Judge Lisa Dodson sentenced Glen Davis, a habitual offender, to life in prison without the possibility of parole. ...

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Department of Revenue drops hammer on Bay St. Louis small businesses

» Wine serving law breakers hear from the State of Mississippi BAY ST. LOUIS — Businesses in Old Town Bay St. Louis have been told they can no longer serve alcohol during the town’s Second Saturday events without permits. The Sun Herald reports the ruling breaks a 20-year tradition, and has many merchants and visitors confused and frustrated. Now, some ...

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Trial begins in 2012 slaying of Bay St. Louis businessman

BAY ST. LOUIS — The trial has begun in the trial of a man accused of killing an 83-year-old Bay St. Louis businessman three years ago. The Sun Herald reports that jurors this week began hearing opening statements and testimony from several witnesses in the trial of 45-year-old Glen Davis. Davis faces a life sentence without parole if convicted of ...

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Mississippi cities finding their place for growth

By LYNN LOFTON  Cleveland, Water Valley, Tupelo, Columbus, Bay St. Louis, Natchez, Vicksburg, Ocean Springs — what do these Mississippi cities have in common? These are some of the municipalities that are good examples of the Main Street concept of placemaking. Public spaces in these towns have a real sense of place. They are designed to attract and serve people, ...

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History on the web: Bay St. Louis uses website to foster historic preservation

By LISA MONTI The Bay St. Louis Historic Preservation Commission believes its new website is a unique tool that can show residents locally and elsewhere the economic benefits of caring for historic districts. The new site, www.HistoricBSL.com, was unveiled at this week’s City Council meeting by architect Kevin Fitzpatrick, the HPC chairman, and Ellis Anderson, a commission member who was among ...

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Bay St. Louis harbor needs $375,000 for wave screen

BAY ST. LOUIS — Bay St. Louis leaders may use an additional $375,000 to install a wave screen at the city harbor. Mayor Les Fillingame tells The Sun Herald a few boat owners have complained that waves coming into the harbor are bouncing their boats around. Chet Leblanc, who sat on the committee to study the original harbor proposal, said ...

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Hancock company paying fine, donating to school bus purchase

BAY ST. LOUIS — A Hancock County company is paying a $5,750 civil fine and giving $17,250 to the Bay St. Louis-Waveland School District to buy a school bus. Calgon Carbon Corp. agreed with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality that it would pay the $23,000 in penalties. That’s after the regulator found Calgon waited nearly 17 months to test ...

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Dr. Thad Carter practicing on Coast

Dr. Thad Carter, urologist, is now seeing Memorial Physician Clinics patients in Bay St. Louis. Carter is a board certified physician in urology. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Charity Hospital of Louisiana in New Orleans. Carter was appointed to Memorial medical staff in September 1980 and served ...

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