Archive | May 24th, 2013

Walthall Hotel fails to sell at auction; agent in talks with possible buyers

May 24, 2013

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Downtown Jackson lodging landmark The Edison-Walthall Hotel is still on the market, having failed to get an acceptable bid bid price at a real estate auction this week. Taylor Real Estate `Auction’s Benny Taylor said he received a couple of bids at the May 22 online auction but neither met the minimum set for the […]

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Port restoration in key phase with $55.8 million award for wharf work

May 24, 2013

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GULFPORT, Mississippi — Work is set to begin June 6 on building a new wharf face for the west pier of the Port of Gulfport, a project that marks a key phase in restoring the port nearly destroyed almost a decade ago by hurricane Katrina. The Mississippi State Port Authority awarded Hattiesburg-based L&A Contracting a […]

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C Spire rolls out 4G LTE summer expansions

May 24, 2013

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C Spire Wireless announced plans today to expand its 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) high-speed mobile broadband services to nearly a half million consumer and business customers in Mississippi this year. The company plans to continue the roll out of 4G LTE mobile broadband services beginning in August to new areas that cover […]

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Mississippi Main Street communities accredited

May 24, 2013

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The Mississippi Main Street Association announces the following cities have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Bay St. Louis/Waveland, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, […]

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