Posts Tagged ‘Golf’

In wake of bond issue failure, golf course fights to stay playable

MCCOMB — The state parks director is optimistic his agency can come up with the money to restore bug-eaten greens at Quail Hollow Golf Course this summer, despite the failure of the Legislature to approve a parks bond issue. Ramie Ford spoke to some 60 golfers on the patio behind the Quail Hollow clubhouse at […] [...]

25 YEARS — Old Waverly has had significant economic impact since it opened

by Published: April 5,2013

Tags: Golf, Mississippi, Old Waverly Golf Club, tourism, West Point

What started as a dream 30 years ago has become one of Mississippi’s unique treasures. Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point will mark its 25th anniversary this year. There will be a long list of things to celebrate. Near the top will be what introduced Old Waverly to the rest of the world — […] [...]

READ SPRING ISSUE OF ”COME SEE US”

by Published: April 5,2013

Tags: casual dining, Come See Us, concerts, desserts, Golf, tourism

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Delta State golf course to be redesigned for Grammy Museum

by Published: March 22,2013

Tags: Delta State University, Golf, Grammy Museum

While all the talk has been about what the Grammy Museum Mississippi will add to the City of Cleveland and Delta State University, the 20,000-plus-square-foot facility is going to cost a little real estate. To be more specific, the university’s golf course is going to have to sacrifice a couple of holes. However, plans are […] [...]

Poultry company new title sponsor of PGA tournament

LAUREL and MADISON — Sanderson Farms Inc. is the new title sponsor of the PGA tournament held annually at Annandale Golf Club in Madison. Mississippi’s only PGA event will now be known as the Sanderson Farms Championship. The Laurel-based poultry company is holding a news conference today at 10 a.m. at the Blair E. Batson […] [...]

City’s tax collections up; looking to lease golf course

GREENVILLE — Though there were some hiccups in revenue collections for some city departments during the 2011-12 fiscal year, Greenville ended up with about $122,000 more in collections than the previous year. Steve Osso, the city’s external financial consultant, tells The Delta Democrat Times Greenville brought in almost $15.8 million over the period compared to […] [...]

Community college lone bidder for bankrupt country club

COLUMBUS — East Mississippi Community College is the sole bidder for the bankrupt Columbus Country Club. Deadline for bids was Sept. 14. The auction is scheduled for Oct. 5. Jason Browne, a spokesman for EMCC, tells the Commercial Dispatch the school’s administrators are not ready to comment on the bid. EMCC board members discussed purchasing […] [...]

After complaints, LeFleur’s Bluff golf course getting new management

JACKSON — The golf course at LeFleur’s Bluff State Park in Jackson is undergoing a renovation and the state has ended a contract with the course’s management. Ramie Ford, parks director for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, tells the Clarion-Ledger the golf course should reopen in June. Ebenezer Group, LLC was hired […] [...]

FBI investigating Southaven mayor Greg Davis

JACKSON — The FBI has confirmed that it is investigating the mayor of Mississippi’s third largest city who was already ordered by state officials to pay more than $170,000 for travel, stress counseling and other personal expenses billed to taxpayers. >> SEE MBJ COLUMNIST NANCY ANDERSON’S COLUMN ON DAVIS Southaven Mayor Greg Davis had already […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Legislature sets flame to money with handout to zoo

Mississippi will be throwing good money after bad when it chucks $1.3 million at the Jackson Zoo. The state Bond Commission last week unanimously approved the sale of $354 million in tax-exempt bonds for which the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will get $40 million together in bond funding. However, […] [...]

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