Posts Tagged ‘A.J. Holloway’

Biloxi baseball stadium bids $5M above budget

BILOXI, Mississippi — Construction of a new minor league baseball stadium in Biloxi hit another snag Wednesday afternoon when the lowest construction bid opened was $5 million more than budgeted. The lowest contractor bid opened at city hall for MGM Park at Beau Rivage of $32.37 million. “I’m a little disappointed, but that’s what the […] [...]

Ground to be broken next week for baseball stadium

BILOXI — City of Biloxi officials will break ground next week on their new downtown baseball stadium. Mayor A.J. Holloway tells The Sun Herald  Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to be on hand for the ceremony on Thursday. A group led by Ken Young bought the Class AA Huntsville Stars and the team will move […] [...]

Construction of new casino hotel tower celebrates milestone

BILOXI — The roof is now on and the topping-off ceremony was celebrated to mark that milestone for the new 12-story hotel tower at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi. Yesterday, a crane hoisted a pine tree to the hotel’s roof and a flag unfurled down the face of the building. A rainy summer delayed concrete pouring […] [...]

Council approves Nichols

by Published: December 25,2012

Tags: A.J. Holloway, Biloxi City Council, David Nichols

The Biloxi City Council has confirmed David Nichols as the city’s new chief administrator officer. The Sun-Herald reports the 56-year-old Nichols lives in Biloxi and worked for the city for 11 years, serving as the chief administrative officer during Mayor A.J. Holloway’s first two terms. David Staehling, the city’s director of administration, will retire at […] [...]

Thacker appointed clerk

by Published: December 14,2012

Tags: A.J. Holloway, BILOXI, Brenda Johnson, Stacy Thacker

Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway has named Stacy L. Thacker to replace Brenda Johnson as the municipal clerk. Thacker has been the deputy municipal clerk for eight years, and has worked for the city since 1989. Thacker earned an associate’s degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.   [...]

20 YEARS OF CASINOS — How gaming has matured in Mississippi

When the state’s first casinos opened in 1992, no one was sure what gambling’s impact would be — good or bad. Proponents held high hopes for its economic potential. Opponents feared the downside for residents and their communities. In 20 years since that uncertain first roll of the dice, the numbers tell the story. The […] [...]

UM recognizes Holloway

by Published: September 23,2012

Tags: A.J. Holloway, BILOXI, University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi Department of Political Science has named former Biloxi mayor A.J. Holloway as recipient of its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award. Using money from private donors, the university also has established the A.J. Holloway Fund to provide academic and research support for the department. Holloway has served as mayor of Biloxi for nearly […] [...]

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