BAY ST. LOUIS — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has asked a judge to dismiss two lawsuits over beach front property involving in the ongoing Bay St. Louis marina project. Hosemann filed the motions in Hancock County Circuit Court. The city of Bay St. Louis has joined in the motions. A judge has not ruled [...] [...]
GULFPORT — Officials with Rotate Black hope to return to the Mississippi Gaming Commission next week with a larger budget for developing Harbor Town Casino at the Gulfport waterfront. Last month the Gaming Commission tabled plans for the casino, saying as presented it would be the smallest casino in South Mississippi. The proposal could be [...] [...]
BILOXI — The Biloxi City Council has rezoned eight acres of Deer Island at the request of a developer who wants to build a resort. Tuesday’s vote was 5-1. The council added a stipulation that a casino not be allowed as part of the Oasis resort. Larry Mitrenga, owner and developer of the property, says [...] [...]
by Lynn Lofton Published: March 19,2012
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There are many vacant lots on the Coast’s post-Katrina landscape where homes, businesses and churches once stood. However, a number of public facilities have been constructed to replace those lost in the 2005 hurricane. A combination of funds through the Mississippi Development Authority, federal Community Development Block Grants, FEMA and insurance proceeds were used to [...] [...]