DESOTO COUNTY — Homebuilding activity continues to rebound in DeSoto County. The Commercial Appeal reports 334 single-family building permits have been issued through April, putting the county on track to exceed 2013′s total of 851. County planning officials presented the numbers last week to the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors, saying they show an ongoing […] [...]
by Associated Press Published: January 9,2014
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HERNANDO — DeSoto County is spending $416,365 to replace an aging wood-supported bridge over Cowpen Creek near Horn Lake Elementary School. Officials said the bridge is of the few remaining timber-piling bridges left in the county. Consulting engineer Tracy Huffman of the Hernando-based Waggoner firm said replacing it with a span with a double-cell concrete […] [...]
by Associated Press Published: October 3,2013
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SOUTHAVEN — A new financing plan has surfaced to pay for roads, water and sewer for a proposed outlet mall to be built in Southaven. The Commercial Appeal reports Southaven Board of Aldermen and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors agreed last year to a $15-million tax increment financing plan to offset the costs of […] [...]
After months of searching, the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors has named consultant Ted Garrod of Kissimmee, Fla., as county planning director. The Commercial Appeal reports Garrod recently retired after 27 years working for Osceola County in central Florida. County administrator Michael Garriga cited Garrod’s “wealth of knowledge” as a major reason he was chosen […] [...]