Posts Tagged ‘landscaping’

MDAC yanks license of landscaper guilty of home repair fraud

by MBJ Staff Published: June 21,2013

Tags: fraud, home, home repair fraud, house, landscape, landscaper, landscaping, license, real estate, state agency

PHILADELPHIA — The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce has revoked a Philadelphia resident’s landscaping license for home repair fraud. Tellas Moore, owner of Doby’s Enterprises, formerly known as Peoples Choice Landscape Services, pled guilty to one felony count of home repair fraud in 2011 for failing to complete landscaping and other home repair and […] [...]

USM moves to second phase of tornado recovery efforts

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi is moving into the second phase of a comprehensive landscaping plan to restore the southern edge of its Hattiesburg campus that suffered extensive damage from a Feb. 10 tornado. The initial phase of the $3-million project – which included planting of five mature live oak trees, grass sodding […] [...]

Landscapers’ illegal workers trial rescheduled

by Associated Press Published: January 9,2012

Tags: courts, employees, illegal immigrants, immigrants, immigration, landscapers, landscaping, workers

RIDGELAND — A federal trial for a landscaping business that allegedly used illegal immigrant workers has been moved to April 2. The Clarion-Ledger reports the jury trial was scheduled for today in U.S. District Court in Jackson, but attorneys for Love Irrigation said they need time to prepare. U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate approved the […] [...]

Economy, weather hurting turfgrass industry

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The continuing decline of the housing market and the lack of new construction are taking its toll on Mississippi’s turfgrass industry. Wayne Wells, Mississippi State University Extension turf specialist, said, “Sod production relies heavily on construction, so when there isn’t as much, sod producers feel the hit. There is some business to […] [...]

MSU scientists studying airport landscaping

by Wally Northway Published: February 11,2011

Tags: accidents, airports, environment, landscaping, transportation

STARKVILLE — It has been two years since U.S. Airways flight 1549 made an emergency landing in the Hudson River when a flock of Canada geese struck the engines just minutes after the plane took off. Bird and airplane collisions cannot be completely avoided because the two share the same flying space. But scientists at […] [...]

Ark. company buys closed Brookhaven plant

by Associated Press Published: May 5,2010

Tags: Ark., Brookhaven, Holmes Morel, landscaping, M&M Milling Inc., oil field, paper, plywood, Specialty Minerals, Texarkana

BROOKHAVEN —  An Arkansas-based agriculture products company has bought the former Specialty Minerals plant in Brookhaven. Holmes Morel, president of M&M Milling Inc. of Texarkana, Ark., tells The Daily Leader that the company hopes to be in operation in six months and could hire as many as 50 workers. Morel says he will spend more […] [...]

Nursery industry feeling economic pinch

by Associated Press Published: February 17,2010

Tags: landscaping, nurseries

PORTLAND, Ore. — Like his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, David Niklas feels the quickening of spring as the season ramps up at his wholesale nursery in a farming community south of Portland. Niklas and his workers busily package plants for shipment. These days, his flowers and vegetable seedlings have fewer places to go, as the […] [...]

The last step of the project

by Nash Nunnery Published: February 15,2010

Tags: construction, landscaping, Sadik Artunc

A project is never finished until the last of the landscaping is completed Despite the thousands and thousands of dollars invested into new construction, the project isn’t complete without the landscaping. Whether it is a home, manufacturing plant or multi-storied business complex, landscaping is truly the proverbial icing on the cake that completes and compliments […] [...]

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