Posts Tagged ‘renovation’

Winterville Mounds backers want bigger, more modern museum

by Associated Press Published: May 14,2013

Tags: cultural tourism, expand, expansion, Heritage, hisctorical, history, Museum, renovation, tourism, tourist, visitor

WINTERVILLE — Historians, tourism officials and others are pushing to get started on a multimillion-dollar facelift at Winterville Mounds State Park north of Greenville. They hope to expand the site and transform the museum into a contemporary and interactive history of Native American heritage in the Mississippi Delta. The Delta Democrat Times reports various organizations […] [...]

Museum set to show off $3 million worth of renovation

by Associated Press Published: April 26,2013

Tags: art, construction, culture, expand, expansion, history, Museum, renovation, retrofit, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

LAUREL — It’s the home stretch for the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, with officials poised to unveil exciting new additions for next week’s 90th anniversary celebration. Last week, Jeannette Walker peered eagerly through the glass top of the doors leading from the museum’s American Gallery to the Stairwell Gallery. Fixed in her gaze was […] [...]

City gives owner of historic home more time for renovations

VICKSBURG — Beck House owner Robert Rosenthal has two more months to complete exterior renovations to the house and clean the property. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen granted the extension this week. The house is on the city’s list of dilapidated and overgrown lots. Rosenthal asked to have his building permit reinstated and wanted […] [...]

Supervisors want massive, multi-facility renovation project

by Associated Press Published: April 4,2013

Tags: board of supervisors, building, construction, couny government, courthouse, jail, prison, renovation, supervisor

HERNANDO — The DeSoto Board of Supervisors plans a massive facilities overhaul affecting dozens of buildings and offices and costing an estimated $14.4 million. The Commercial Appeal reports the projects include relocating juvenile justice functions from the crowded courthouse, building a 230-bed expansion at the new jail site, and purchasing buildings for Facilities Management and […] [...]

University’s Coast campus almost back to pre-Katrina condition

LONG BEACH — With four of five building projects completed, the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus is nearing its full return from damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The first buildings to be completed were the Science Building and Nursing Building, both located on the northwest corner of campus. The Science […] [...]

Ala. contractor wins Baptist demolition/renovation contract

by Associated Press Published: March 25,2013

Tags: bid, build, builder, building, construction, contract, contractor, demolish, demolition, health, health care, hospital, medical, medicine, renovation

JACKSON — Brasfield & Gorrie was recently awarded a multi-phase nursing unit renovation project at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. The project will consist of the complete demolition and renovation of approximately 156,000 square feet of existing nursing units. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Birmingham, Ala.-based Brasfield & Gorrie will work with […] [...]

Mall redevelopment will mean massive demolition

GAUTIER — The redeveloped Singing River Mall will be an open-air shopping center that requires demolition of about 250,000 square feet of existing space. That’s according to an agreement on the city council’s agenda last week. The Mississippi Press reports the proposed agreement points to a 350,000-square-foot high-quality mixed-use development with anchor, junior anchor and […] [...]

Bank opens renovated, expanded office in Alabama

by MBJ Staff Published: March 15,2013

Tags: bank, banker, banking, expand, expansion, finance, financial institution, remodel, renovater, renovation

BRANDON — Community Bank has opened an office in Fairhope, Ala. Community Bank has remodeled the office, adding a 24/7 ATM, night depository and drive-through service lane. The new full-service bank is managed by Mark Stejskal. Also, Poenta Luckie, Baldwin County (Ala.) market president, will also be headquartered in this location. [...]

Beauvoir finally rid of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction

by Associated Press Published: March 6,2013

Tags: construction, culture, destruction, Heritage, history, hurricane, natural disaster, recovery, renovation, tourism, tourist, visitor

BILOXI — Visitors arriving today at Beauvoir, the last home of the president of the Confederacy, will be greeted inside the new Jefferson Davis Presidential Library. For nearly eight years, the first building guests at Beauvoir have seen coming through the gates is a FEMA trailer, a reminder of Hurricane Katrina. “We have been working […] [...]

Expansion project nears completion at Coast museum

by Associated Press Published: January 28,2013

Tags: art, artist, construction, culture, expansion, Heritage, history, Museum, painter, painting, renovation, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

OCEAN SPRINGS — Rosemary Roosa and her staff at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs are awaiting the completion of the museum’s $750,000 expansion project. Roosa, the museum’s executive director, says the end of January is the deadline. Groundbreaking on the project was in July. The project is being paid for through […] [...]

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