Posts Tagged ‘GULFPORT’

Polk, Palazzo honored

Longtime Magee businessman John Polk and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo were honored recently as alumni of the year by the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Polk, retired executive of Polk Meat Products and newly elected state senator, received the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Palazzo, who is serving his […] [...]

Gulfport man gets prison for grant theft

GULFPORT — A Gulfport man has been sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to pay more than $118,000 for the theft of government funds intended as homeowner-assistance and disaster-relief for Hurricane Katrina survivors. U.S. District Court Judge Sul Ozerden on Friday ruled Gerald W. Haydel must make restitution of $115,229 and pay a […] [...]

Design revealed for Biloxi’s Convention Center hotel

BILOXI — Pictures of the proposed 500-room hotel at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center have been revealed but it’s still undetermined what company will operate the $100 million hotel. Tom Lander, general manager of Mortenson Development, the company hired by the Coliseum Commission to design and build a convention hotel in Biloxi, said Thursday the […] [...]

Rebounding Gulfport positioning itself for new trade era’s arrival

by Published: July 10,2011

Tags: GULFPORT, Panama Canal, port, trade

Completion of the Port of Gulfport’s rebuilding should coincide well with the expected trade growth from the expanded Panama Canal as well as Latin America, port officials say. Port director Don Allee may not get the 50-foot shipping channel the Port of Gulfport would need to take full advantage of a massive increase in Asian […] [...]

Glass of Port, please

Port boss: Not likely diverted traffic would head to Gulfport One of the State Port of Gulfport’s nearest competitors is under the threat of flooding from the Mississippi River. But unless projections by the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard change, the Port of New Orleans will be able to handle its […] [...]

Daley joins Hancock Bank

by Published: April 3,2011

Tags: GULFPORT, Hancock Bank, Lamar Daley

Gulfport resident Lamar Daley has joined Hancock Bank as an assistant vice president and small business specialist. Daley is headquartered in Hancock Bank’s Crossroads branch in Gulfport. As a Hancock Bank small business specialist, Daley will provide expertise in banking and financial services. The Collins native is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and has […] [...]

Arde named district general agent

Warren Arde of Gulfport has been named district general agent for the Southern Coastal, Mississippi, sales district of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company. In his new position with Colonial Life, Arde is responsible for building a sales team to market the company’s products, programs and services in the area. Arde has 15 years of […] [...]

Memorial names STARS of quarter

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the fourth quarter 2010 Star awards, Memorial’s highest honor. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) recognizes outstanding customer service. STAR recipients are: Weezie Kennedy, surgery; Cynthia Drouilhet, internal medicine physicians; Olivia Rowe, 3C/D telemetry; Susie Mamaril, 2 A/B obstetrics; Donna May, Memorial Behavioral Health; Dr. Abha […] [...]

Q&A: Dave Dennis, Republican candidate for governor

First governor from the Coast? Candidate Dennis believes he has answers for state Dave Dennis is president of Specialty Contractors & Associates Inc. in Gulfport. A Pass Christian native and resident, Dennis attended Auburn University and then moved back to the Gulf Coast in 1976. He has served as chairman of the New Orleans Federal […] [...]

Dickens joins The Floor Trader

by Published: January 9,2011

Tags: Dixie Dickens, GULFPORT, The Floor Trader

The Floor Trader of Gulfport announces the addition of Dixie Dickens to its sales team. Dickens, formerly of Rug Décor, will be the rug manager of the Floor Traders new area rug gallery. [...]

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