Reports mixed on which Coast city won in annexation case
Published: April 3,2013
D’IBERVILLE — The annexation battle between Biloxi and D’Iberville is finally over, and representatives for D’Iberville say they are the winners.
The area in dispute was along Mississippi Highway 67.
The state Supreme Court on March 21 upheld the annexation ruling that kept in Harrison County part of the annexation area requested by both cities and split the remaining land between the two cities.
The Sun Herald reports city won’t petition for a rehearing.
Consultant Chris Watson said he saw news reports that said Biloxi was the winner in the annexation suit, and that’s not the case.
Watson says Biloxi was awarded 2.9 square miles of land with 204 residents worth $1 million.
He says D’Iberville received 3.5 square miles and more than 2,000 residents, worth $10.6 million.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- The Dan Jones-IHL saga: Is this the story that started it all?
- Email from Nash to Delta Council’s Morgan included in DHA court file
- Dan Jones rejects IHL offer, won't publicly apologize
- DAVID DALLAS — From Dan and Dixie with love
- Delta Health Alliance CEO Karen Fox under investigation for possible misuse of funds
- BREAKING NEWS: Trustees offer new deal to Ole Miss chancellor Dan Jones
- Suit against Kemper employee Brett Wingo is dismissed
- Ole Miss chancellor: Talks continue over job status
- Man charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole Miss