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7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Public Course – Shell Landing

by For the MBJ Published: March 27,2014

Tags: Come See Us

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) Course, staff strive to make you feel at home By Rusty Hampton Whether you drive 30 minutes or 20 hours to get there, the management at Shell Landing Golf Course wants you to feel at home when you arrive. “We […] [...]

7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Most Scenic – Dancing Rabbit

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) A natural beauty, especially in the spring By Rusty Hampton In the spring, when the dogwoods and azaleas are at full bloom, there isn’t a more scenic golf experience in Mississippi than the Azaleas Course at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club […] [...]

7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Top Pro Shop – Country Club of Jackson

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) By Rusty Hampton The Country Club of Jackson is celebrating its 100-year anniversary, but there’s nothing old school about the pro shop at the state’s largest private country club. In 2009, the club in northeast Jackson underwent a major renovation […] [...]

7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Where the pros play – Annandale

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) UPDATE APRIL 3: Sanderson Farms Championship moving to Country Club of Jackson PGA players make their stop in November By Rusty Hampton There are some 18,000 golf courses in the United States but only about 40 of them will have […] [...]

7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Best Location – ‘Anywhere on the Gulf Coast’

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) Coast and its courses have bounced back from Katrina By Rusty Hampton Forgive panelist Tommy Snell if he’s a bit biased, but the Perkinston resident is bullish on golf on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Like many other things on the […] [...]

New home construction in Mississippi inches upward

by Lisa Monti Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, constuction, Mississippi

Insiders and observers of the state’s housing market see ever-so-slight growth as the economy continues to shake out after the disastrous recession. “What I’ve seen so far is not a lot of growth,” said Dr. Darrin Webb, the state’s economist who has tracked building permits for years. “It’s no longer declining like it was back […] [...]

FORTIFYING FOR DISASTER — Singing River Health System secures grants to make hospitals storm-resistant

by Lynn Lofton Published: November 8,2013


Coast residents, businesses and organizations learned many lessons from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, including how to be better prepared for any storms the future may hold. Singing River Health System is working to make sure its facilities — Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital — are strengthened against all possible natural disasters. The not-for-profit […] [...]

Leaders in Finance (2013 event slideshow)

by MBJ Staff Published: November 7,2013


Leaders in Finance honors were recognized Oct. 10 during a banquet a Hilton Jackson on County Line Road. Photographer Christopher Todd Sherman captured the event. [...]

Madison Healthplex eyes winter opening

by Becky Gillette Published: August 23,2013

Tags: construction, fitness, Madison, Madison Healthplex

When the new, $16-million Madison Healthplex Performance Training Center opens late this year or early in 2014, there is going to be more than a little something for everyone. There will be everything you would find in an upscale fitness facility, or even most college sports performance training complexes and medical office clinics, as well. […] [...]

Rebuilding piers, bulkheads and bridges is Vancleave company’s niche

by Lynn Lofton Published: August 23,2013

Tags: Mississippi Gulf Coast, Parnell Construction, Pascagoula, Vancleave

Building piers, bulkheads and bridges is a construction specialty that’s a good match for Mississippi’s coastal counties where there’s boating and fishing as recreation and business and roadways must cross bodies of water. Parnell Construction, based in Vancleave, stays busy with this niche construction. The company recently completed the $270,000 Magnolia Street bird-watching pier in […] [...]

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