Posts Tagged ‘GULFPORT’

Rebounding Gulfport positioning itself for new trade era’s arrival

by Ted Carter 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 MBJ Staff 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

by MBJ Staff Published: March 20,2011

Tags: Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, GULFPORT, Warren Arde

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

by Amy McCullough Published: January 23,2011

Tags: Dave Dennis, GULFPORT, Q&A, republican, Specialty Contractors & Associates Inc.

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 MBJ Staff 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. [...]

Hancock shifting HQ to N.O. with Whitney merger

BY: Greg LaRose, Editor, City Business Hancock Bank will move its headquarters from Gulfport to New Orleans under Hancock’s merger acquisition of regional competitor Whitney National Bank in a $1.5 billion stock-for-stock transaction announced Wednesday. Hancock CEO Carl Chaney said that although the headquarters of the combined companies will be located in New Orleans, much […] [...]

Memorial names new ‘STARS’

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the First Quarter 2010 Star awards, which is Memorial’s highest honor. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) was developed to recognize outstanding customer service. STAR recipients are: (clockwise from top left) Kathy Boswell, diagnostic imaging services; Deirdre Buscetto, laboratory; Reva Clay, 4 A/B medical/telemetry; Sharon Fields, […] [...]

Port, MDA may make loans with port expansion funds

by Associated Press Published: October 22,2010

Tags: GULFPORT, Katrina recovery funds, Mississippi Development Authority, NAACP, Port of Gulfport

GULFPORT – State officials are considering a plan to make available about $150 million of hurricane recovery funds diverted for the expansion of the Port of Gulfport for housing and job projects for low- to moderate-income residents. The port received a total of $570 million for Hurricane Katrina recovery, originally intended to assist those residents. […] [...]

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