Posts Tagged ‘developer’

Fight over controversial movie theater continues

OLIVE BRANCH — An Olive Branch community remains in the lurch about whether a controversial movie theater will be constructed near its homes. The Commercial Appeal reports the developer has filed an appeal in DeSoto County Circuit Court about Board of Aldermen decisions he said are preventing a theater from being developed near Wedgewood subdivision. […] [...]

Developer wants to convert old jail into residential space

by Associated Press Published: March 22,2013

Tags: apartment, community development, developer, downtown, jail, loft, property, residential real estate, townhouse

HATTIESBURG — A North Carolina-based real estate development group has declared its interest in renovating the former Forrest County jail complex into affordable housing. Vann Joines, with The Landmark Group, tells The Hattiesburg American his organization is proposing a $9.75-million renovation of three buildings in downtown Hattiesburg, formerly used as a jail and county offices. […] [...]

Developer’s guilty plea prompts commission probe

by Associated Press Published: February 5,2013

Tags: commission, developer, home, house, investigation, probe, real estate, residence, residential, state agency, subdivision

SOUTHAVEN — The Mississippi Real Estate Commission plans to open an investigation into the dealings of DeSoto County developer Chuck Roberts after Roberts pleaded guilty last week to a federal bank fraud charge involving a Southaven subdivision. Roberts, 46, pleaded guilty to bank fraud last Thursday in federal court in Oxford. Roberts was accused of submitting […] [...]

Court rules with city in zoning dispute with developer

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi Supreme Court has sided with the city of Natchez in a zoning dispute with a developer. The dispute stemmed from the city’s denial of a request from Dallas-based Roundstone Development, LLC to rezone 25 acres for single-family homes. The company planned to build 65 single-family homes on nine acres, leaving the […] [...]

Developer with ties to Davis to enter plea to an undisclosed charge

by Associated Press Published: January 8,2013

Tags: court, crime, developer, development, home, house, judicial, justice, law, legal, mayor, plea, real estate, residence, residential

SOUTHAVEN — Federal court records show developer Charles “Chuck” Roberts III will waive an indictment and enter a plea to Jan. 31 in Oxford to an undisclosed charge. Roberts is a longtime developer in DeSoto County and a close friend of Southaven Mayor Greg Davis. Roberts is also the public address announcer for Tigers’ basketball […] [...]

New trial set for developer accused of filling wetlands

HANCOCK COUNTY — A new trial date has been set for an Alabama real estate developer accused of violating the Clean Water Act by illegally filling wetlands near Bay St. Louis. William R. Miller, of Fairhope, Ala., was set for trial Feb. 4 on an 11-count indictment. Attorney Gaines Cleveland, in a written motion, has […] [...]

New land-use code could spur development

TUPELO — A new development code in Tupelo will allow more mixing of land uses. The code is expected to go to a vote in January, reports the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. If the City Council adopts the code, a transition period will follow. During that time, developers will be able to choose which code […] [...]

Alabama developer pleads not guilty to wetlands violations

HANCOCK COUNTY — Alabama real estate developer William R. Miller has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he illegally filled wetlands in Mississippi and violated the Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants into waters of the United States. The Sun Herald reports U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert H. Walker set a trial date for Feb. […] [...]

MSU chooses new developer for cotton mill project

by Associated Press Published: November 16,2012

Tags: Commercial Real Estate, cotton, developer, development, gin, higher education, mill, public university, real estate

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University has chosen a new contractor to preserve a former cotton mill as part of a commercial development. The College Board voted to sell 1.1 acres near what MSU calls the Cooley Building to developer Mark Castleberry for $460,000. The Starkville structure was built in 1902 as the Stone Cotton Mill […] [...]

Feds accuse Alabama man of illegal wetlands activites

HANCOCK COUNTY — William R. “Rusty” Miller, a real estate developer from Fairhope, Ala., has been indicted on federal charges of illegal filling in wetlands near Bay St. Louis. Prosecutors say Miller is charged with violating the Clean Water Act. The indictment alleges that Miller excavated and filled in wetlands on 1,710 acres of undeveloped […] [...]

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