Posts Tagged ‘Connie Moran’

Brown: People ‘sick of hearing’ about inadequate education funding

BILOXI — State education leaders said at a Mississippi Municipal League school funding forum that when the state doesn’t fully fund schools, the bill winds up being the problem of local governments. State Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, said people are “sick of hearing we don’t have the money to fully fund education,” adding that next […] [...]

Work begins on demolition of harbor facilities

OCEAN SPRINGS — Demolition has begun on a vacant boat storage shed and a restaurant will be come down next at the Ocean Springs Harbor. The Sun Herald reports that Southern Recycling and Demolition Inc. of D’Iberville has 90 days to do the work. Thomas Hickman, owner of Southern Recycling, said once workers get the […] [...]

Bids under review for demolition of facilities at harbor

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is awaiting a review of 10 bids for the demolition and removal of a vacant boat storage shed and a restaurant at the Ocean Springs Harbor. MDMR spokeswoman Melissa Scallan tells The Sun Herald that the bids ranged from $119,000 to $433,000. Scallan said the bids […] [...]

Public Works director suspended, ordered into anger management counseling

OCEAN SPRINGS — Public Works director Andre Kaufman has been suspended for three days without pay, ordered to attend anger management counseling and placed on six months’ probation by the mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Sun Herald reported that Mayor Connie Moran and the board met about three hours behind closed doors Wednesday to […] [...]

Mayor says not anti-gun, but wants ban on city property

OCEAN SPRINGS — Ocean Springs Mayor Connie Moran’s response to Mississippi’s open carry law is an ordinance to bar firearms on city property. She’s far from anti-gun. “I am certainly in favor of second amendment rights. I myself have a gun, and I’m a pretty good shot, but I wouldn’t bring it to city hall,” […] [...]

Bureau selects directors

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce–Main Street–Tourism Bureau has selected the board of directors for the 2012 calendar year. The Board consist of five executive members: Joey Conwill with Blossman YMCA as president, Matthew Roth with Bayview Pet & Dental Center as vice president; Shirley LeRoy with South Mississippi Living magazine as secretary; Anita Arguelles […] [...]

Cartoon – September 5, 2011

by Published: September 4,2011

Tags: Connie Moran, Lynn Fitch, MBJ cartoon, ricky nobile

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The Race for State Treasurer

by Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Connie Moran, Lee Yancey, Lucien Smith, Lynn Fitch

The race for state treasurer is just one of the many offices that will be sized up in today’s primary. Lee Yancy, Lynn Fitch and Lucien Smith are running on the GOP ticket while Connie Moran and Shawn O’Hara have put in bids for the Democratic and Reform Parties. LEE YANCEY CONNIE MORAN LYNN FITCH […] [...]

Q&A: Connie Moran, mayor, Ocean Springs

by Published: July 3,2011

Tags: Connie Moran, elections, Ocean Springs, Q&A, Treasurer

Moran says running for state treasurer more than the budget Connie Moran, mayor of Ocean Springs/Democratic candidate for state treasurer, has a degree in finance and international economics from Georgetown University. She did graduate work as a Fulbright scholar at the Institute of World Economics in Kiel, Germany, and has worked as an economist at […] [...]

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