Diamondhead to celebrate incorporation

The new city of Diamondhead in Hancock County plans a community-wide celebration Monday.

Officials tell the Sea Coast Echo that Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will issue Diamondhead’s city charter at a public ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Diamondhead Country Club.

City officials including six council members and Mayor Chuck Ingraham will be sworn in by Chancery Court Judge Sandy Steckler.

Hattiesburg American