Posts Tagged ‘BILOXI’

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.   [...]

Investor group is taking it one project at a time

by Published: December 7,2012

Tags: BILOXI, housing, residential development

Twenty successful Biloxi businesswomen have pooled their money and talents to buy old buildings in downtown Biloxi and rehabilitate them for retail or residential spaces. Their goal: To give downtown a much deserved facelift and to spark more retail and tourism activity. In less than two years, the women investors who make up Rue Vieux, […] [...]

Johnston announces retirement

by Published: November 2,2012

Tags: BILOXI, Brenda Johnston, Gerald Blessey

Brenda Johnston says it’s been a great 30 years working for the city of Biloxi, but she is ready to retire from her job as municipal clerk Nov. 30. The Sun Herald reports this is the second major change coming to City Hall. David Staehling, director of administration, announced last month that he would retire […] [...]

Compton dedicated to improving the economy in Hancock County

Kim Compton didn’t just fall into economic development on her way to or from another career. She chose it. After completing a degree in economics from Millsaps College in 1990, she entered the master’s program in economic development at the University of Southern Mississippi. Now she serves as director of economic development with the Hancock […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Number left without power by Isaac rises to 90,000+

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A tow truck driver was killed this morning in Pearl River County when a tree fell on his truck, the first death in Mississippi from Isaac. The death of the unidentified driver on a Picayune street came during heavy rain and wind from Isaac, said Pearl River County Emergency Management director Danny […] [...]

Isaac pushing toward Big Easy; coastal flooding widespread

GULF COAST — Hurricane Isaac is lashing New Orleans as it approaches and pushing flood waters over a rural levee south of the city, where authorities believe some people may be trapped. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm’s center early this morning was about 50 miles south-southwest of New Orleans and moving slowly. […] [...]

Rotary installs board

by Published: August 5,2012

Tags: BILOXI, Rotary Club, The First Bank

The Rotary Club of Edgewater recently gathered for the installation of the board of directors for 2012 – 2013. Rotary’s district governor, Don Bryan from Slidell, La., installed Lori Davis, branch manager for The First Bank in Biloxi, as incoming president. Other members installed to the board were Susan Church, Sandi Pickard, Joy Groundas, Mike […] [...]

Gulf shrimp landings are up, but prices down

The shrimp are slightly bigger, but prices are down, making this year’s season-opening in Biloxi comparable to last year’s start. As in previous years, Gulf shrimpers are seeing prices forced downward by competition from imported shrimp that sells for less. All the while, they are hit with higher operating cots, especially for diesel fuel. During […] [...]

Thirteen arrested in prostitution sting in Biloxi

BILOXI — Biloxi police have arrested 13 people, seven women and six men, in a prostitution sting detectives said targeted people advertising as independent escorts for sexually oriented services. Sgt. Aldon Helmert says twelve of them were arrested on one or more counts of prostitution or solicitation. That includes the men who drove the women […] [...]

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