Posts Tagged ‘Ocean Springs’

Mayor says not anti-gun, but wants ban on city property

OCEAN SPRINGS — Ocean Springs Mayor Connie Moran’s response to Mississippi’s open carry law is an ordinance to bar firearms on city property. She’s far from anti-gun. “I am certainly in favor of second amendment rights. I myself have a gun, and I’m a pretty good shot, but I wouldn’t bring it to city hall,” […] [...]

Ocean Springs kicks it up a notch with Main Street Award

OCEAN SPRINGS: Among all the ravages wrought by Hurricane Katrina, and more recently, the BP Oil Spill, there have been many great examples of individuals, businesses, and communities rolling up their sleeves and getting back to work. One of the most noteworthy of these is the community of Ocean Springs. On a recent visit to […] [...]

Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC welcomes Katherine Wylie

Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC recently welcomed Katherine Wylie, intern architect. A native of Ocean Springs, Wylie is a 2010 graduate of Mississippi State University. She brings valuable experience to Beard + Riser, including previous positions with Pryor-Morrow Architects and Engineers and Allred Architectural Group. In addition, she served for six months as a volunteer […] [...]

Auxiliaries install officers

by Published: January 4,2013

Tags: Betty Quinn, Ocean Springs, Singing River Hospital System

The Singing River Hospital Auxiliary and the Ocean Springs Hospital Auxiliary have installed their 2012-2013 officers. At Singing River Hospital, Betty Quinn was installed as president. Jackie Chapman will serve as first vice president and Jackie Spires will serve as second vice president. Gail Nicholson will again serve as treasurer with Karen German as recording […] [...]

GodwinGroup hires Hawkins

GodwinGroup recently named Don Hawkins, of its Jackson office, as project manager. A native of Ocean Springs, Hawkins is a graduate of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree in business management. Hawkins joined the agency in 2004.   [...]

Insurance agent survives stage four cancer with hope and positive attitude

Stan Gartman owns an independent insurance agency in Vancleave but has a story to share that transcends the insurance industry. His story is one of serious illness, recovery and hope. In July 2011, he was diagnosed with stage four tonsil, throat and lymph node cancer, and the past year has been quite a journey. “Cancer […] [...]

New Gulfport-Biloxi Airport director has varied governmental experience

There’s a new executive director leading the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. On May 23, Clay Williams of Ocean Springs took the reins of the state’s second busiest airport. With a passenger count of 800,000 in 2011, Gulfport-Biloxi falls just under the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson. Williams, 38, brings a background of government service to the […] [...]

Powell to lead GCRL

Dr. Eric Powell will become the new director of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs. Powell is currently a professor at the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, located at the School of Environmental and Biological Science at Rutgers University. Previously serving as director of the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory […] [...]

Read Spring 2012 “Come See Us” Tourism, Meetings & Conventions

In this edition of Come See Us — The Five Best BBQ Joints in Mississippi: We searched far and wide for the best of all BBQ in Mississippi — It was a tough job but someone had to do it! Also in this edition: >> Business Fashion: The perfect looks for men and women in […] [...]

Meyer switching cities

The director of community development and planning in Ocean Springs has resigned to lead Gautier’s planning department. The Mississippi Press reports Eric Meyer handed in his resignation Feb. 16. His last day in Ocean Springs was March 2, and he was scheduled to start March 5 in Gautier, 10 miles east. Gautier’s city manager, Samantha […] [...]

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