by Lynn Lofton Published: March 19,2012
Tags: Bay St. Louis, Billy Skellie, BILOXI, Chipper McDermott, Community Development Block Grants, FEMA, Fontainebleau Emergency Shelter and Community Center, Glenn Currie, Gulf of America, gulf of mexico, Hancock County, Hurricane Katrina, JBHM Architects, Jefferson Davis Avenue, Ken Flanagan, Long Beach, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi Development Authority, Pass Christian, Princy Harrison, Rotary Club, Starks Construction Co.
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 [...] [...]
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 [...] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: February 20,2011
Tags: Caron Blanton, Celeste Cade, Chantel Lott, Jarrod Ravencraft, John Forde, Ken Flanagan, Kristie Aylett, Kurt Brautigam, Leyla Goodsell, Meagan Coughlin, Melissa Bryant, PRAM, Public Relations Association of Mississippi, Shannon Coker
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 [...] [...]