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Gulfport-Biloxi getting Atlanta flights

GULFPORT — A public charter airline company will begin operating nonstop flights three days a week between Atlanta and Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport July 8, the AP reports. Airport officials announced the new service operated by Southern Skyways in a news release June 1. The flights will be a partnership among Southern Skyways, which is operated by Atlanta-based Aviation Advantage Inc., ...

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Hotel completes eco-friendly improvements

RIDGELAND — The partners and staff of MMI Hotel Group will celebrate the completion of eco-friendly renovations to the Cabot Lodge Jackson North property with a grand re-opening June 23, and a month-long Summer Arts Series showcasing work from Mississippi artists. The grand re-opening will take place in the Cabot Lodge Jackson North great room, located at 120 Dyess Road ...

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Conservation grant awarded

PICAYUNE — Southern Company, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, National Association of Counties and Wildlife Habitat Council today announced that eight new wetland, riparian and coastal conservation grants have been awarded in the Southeast through the Five Star Restoration Program. This year, Atlanta-based Southern Company, the parent company of Mississippi Power in Gulfport, provided $198,928 ...

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IP gets pioneering system

BILOXI — Imperial Palace Casino Resort & Spa has signed a contract with International Game Technology (IGT) to install the sbX Tier One package. Terms were not disclosed. Installation will proceed pending regulatory approvals. “All of our server-based gaming initiatives have culminated in IGT being the first manufacturer to bring a G2S game management solution to market. This is an ...

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UMMC family medicine chair elected to national certification board

    Dr. Diane K. Beebe, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine.  The American Board of Family Medicine is a 40-year-old medical specialty not-for-profit that seeks to improve the quality of medical care available to the public. ...

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Forrest General to host Doctors Hall of Fame 2009

Ralph E. Abraham, M.D., Joe H. Campbell, M.D., Lewis E. Hatten, M.D., Charles J. Parkman, M.D., Thad F. Waites, M.D. Mary Clark, M.D., Richard H. Clark, Jr., M.D., Dawson B. Conerly, M.D., Philip W. Rogers, M.D., and Ralph Wicker, M.D. will all be honored at the first annual induction ceremony to the Doctors Hall of Fame, hosted by Forrest General ...

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Supporters tout Two Lakes

Even Lazarus only came back from the dead once. The Two Lakes project, written off numerous times, is still alive, and supporters seem just as confident of victory as ever. “People tell us that we have gotten so many no’s that there must be something wrong with the project,” said Robert Muller, an engineer with McGowan Working Partners, the project’s chief promoter. “We think there is something wrong with the no’s.”

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