by Lynn Lofton Published: March 19,2012
Tags: Bay St. Louis, Billy Skellie, BILOXI, Chipper McDermott, Community Development Block Grants, FEMA, Fontainebleau Emergency Shelter and Community Center, Glenn Currie, Gulf of America, gulf of mexico, Hancock County, Hurricane Katrina, JBHM Architects, Jefferson Davis Avenue, Ken Flanagan, Long Beach, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi Development Authority, Pass Christian, Princy Harrison, Rotary Club, Starks Construction Co.
There are many vacant lots on the Coast’s post-Katrina landscape where homes, businesses and churches once stood. However, a number of public facilities have been constructed to replace those lost in the 2005 hurricane. A combination of funds through the Mississippi Development Authority, federal Community Development Block Grants, FEMA and insurance proceeds were used to [...] [...]