Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Gulf Coast’

Gary Reed oversees the Gulfport Branch of SBA with servant’s heart

by Becky Gillette Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Gary Reed, Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Small Business Administation

You are unlikely to find anyone who is a more passionate cheerleader for small businesses taking advantage of the programs of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs than Gary Reed. After about 15 years working to market SBA programs in Mississippi, Reed was appointed in February 2011 to be manager of the Gulfport SBA […] [...]

Guichet named VP

by MBJ Staff Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Mississippi Gulf Coast, Paul Guichet, The Peoples Bank

Paul Guichet has been named vice president of business development at The Peoples Bank. Guichet, a New Orleans native and longtime resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, has been in banking for three decades, including positions in retail banking, personal trust and commercial product development. He has experience in comprehensive financial services, mergers and acquisitions, […] [...]

Bay St. Louis waterfront, downtown revitalization is defining moment

by Lisa Monti Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Bay St. Louis, Hurricane Katrina, Les Fillingame, Lisa Monti, Mississippi Gulf Coast

A municipal harbor, a project that’s been talked about here since the 1980s, will finally get under way when construction begins mid November. Mayor Les Fillingame is among backers who believe that the $21.1 million recreational harbor will come to define the city’s waterfront and revitalize the downtown that was wiped away by Hurricane Katrina. […] [...]

October 1, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: September 28,2012

Tags: Mississippi Gulf Coast, SBA, Small Business Administration, small businesses

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Southaven mayor Greg Davis’ court date set for Sept. 13

HERNANDO — Southaven Mayor Greg Davis’ court date on charges of unlawfully passing a school bus has been reset for Sept. 13. DeSoto County Justice Court Clerk Shirley Beshears said Monday the hearing in Justice Court was continued because a defense witness could not attend July 31. The charges of overtaking a school bus and […] [...]

Klansman Edgar Ray Killen says he didn’t sign over land

by Associated Press Published: June 29,2012

Tags: Edgar Ray Killen, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, Mississippi, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Neshoba County

JACKSON — Reputed Ku Klux Klansman Edgar Ray Killen claims in new court documents that he didn’t sign over power of attorney or ownership of 40 acres of land to a black former prisoner. James Stern served time with Killen at a Mississippi prison. He claims Killen, who is serving a 60-year sentence for civil […] [...]

Casino regulators want to see more from developers

JACKSON — The Mississippi Gaming Commission on Thursday delayed approval of plans for Rotate Black’s Harbor Town Casino in Gulfport. WLOX-TV reports that commission members want Rotate Black to step back and look at what more could be added to the project. Commissioner Jerry St. Pe said the size and scope of the Gulfport project […] [...]

Dees named Mac’s Construction V.P.

Mac’s Construction Company Inc. has named Durward Dees as vice president of operations and business development. Dees comes from T.L. Wallace Construction, where he was the director of business development. Dees is a native of Mobile, Ala., and a 1974 graduate of University Military School in Mobile. Continuing his education at the University of South […] [...]

State’s largest planned community — Traditions — attracting growth with family and nature-friendly designs

There is no doubt that people are attracted to living on the water. But after Hurricane Katrina caused a huge amount of destruction along the coastline and waterways of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a lot of people have opted to seek higher ground. Work had already begun on Tradition, Mississippi’s largest planned community, before Hurricane […] [...]

CONSTRUCTION — How do low-E windows work?

Low-emissivity (low-E) glass windows work by controlling the heat transfer through windows with insulated glazing. The windows reflect the heat during the summer, while allowing the heat in during the winter. “The angles of the sun control it,” said Todd Cantor, general manager of Window King in Gulfport. “The window is designed to allow the […] [...]

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