Posts Tagged ‘Ken Flanagan’

County takes out USDA loan to buy lans for wood pellet plant

LUCEDALE — George County supervisors have signed off on $1.3 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture loans to pay for land where a new wood pellet plant will go. The Mississippi Press reports that the USDA rural development loans will be used to purchase the property that will expand the George County Industrial Park. Green […] [...]

Post-Katrina funds bring wealth of public buildings to the Mississippi Gulf Coast

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 […] [...]

Many major projects underway

Major construction projects are underway all along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including rebuilding public facilities destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Biloxi currently has $250 million worth of development working its way through the pipeline. “This is going to be a great year for Biloxi,” says Mayor A.J. Holloway. “We’re going to be dedicating buildings and cutting […] [...]

PRAM installs new board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) has installed its 2011 board of directors. Serving as president of the association is Kristie Aylett, APR, principal and owner of The KARD Group Public Relations and Marketing. Other officers are: Meagan Coughlin, vice president of programs; Shannon Coker, APR, vice president of awards; Melissa Bryant, vice president […] [...]

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