Posts Tagged ‘Pascagoula’

Giant box being loaded on barge, headed for Gulf

PORT FORCHOUN, La. — A 100-ton contraption to help funnel out oil spewing from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico was loaded onto a barge Wednesday so it could begin its journey to the leak site about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast. The giant-concrete-and-steel box is the best short-term solution to bottling up […] [...]

Magazine Touts Pascagoula

by Published: October 19,2009

Tags: Pascagoula, Where to Retire

PASCAGOULA — The City of Pascagoula is featured in Where to Retire magazine. The Nov./Dec. 2009 issue profiles eight cities and towns with moderating economies or lower-than-average unemployment rates that it deems worthy of this honor. Along with Pascagoula, the list features: Rapid City, S.D.; Billings, Mt.; Baton Rouge, La.; Bradenton, Fla.; Boulder, Col.; Portland, […] [...]

Kell sets new service record

by Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Kay Kell, Pascagoula

Kay Kell is now the longest-serving city manager ever for the City of Pascagoula. Charles Fulghum had held the record at eight years and eight months. Kell surpassed that mark Sept. 22. To commemorate the occasion, her executive management team presented her an engraved clock at their weekly meeting. Many members of the City Council […] [...]

City improves building code grade

by Published: September 14,2009

Tags: building codes, Pascagoula

Pascagoula – The City of Pascagoula recently lowered its building code effectiveness grading (BCEGS) from a 6/6 to a 4/4. Communities are graded on a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being complete compliance. The lower rating is an improvement and results in lower insured losses and improved insurance rates for commercial and residential […] [...]

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