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Supervisors open bids — again — for new jail

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors will open bids for a new 750-bed county jail tomorrow. The Sun Herald reports the bids are expected to be in the range of $30 million including fixtures and some furnishings. The structure will include room for 60 additional beds. Last summer, the county threw out all the bids it received on ...

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DESIGNING WINNERS — American Institute of Architects-Mississippi celebrates excellence

On Oct. 17, the American Institute of Architects-Mississippi held its Mississippi Celebrates Architecture, which included this year’s Design Excellence Awards presentation. Perhaps the event itself was as important as the winners. For the first time in recent memory, the program, which was held in Jackson, included the presentation of the Design Excellence Awards and Community and Membership Awards as well ...

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John Christopher Morrow named to board of architecture

John Christopher Morrow has been named to the Mississippi State Board of Architecture by Gov. Phil Bryant. Morrow is with Pryor & Morrow Architects and Engineers in Columbus. The five-member board oversees regulation of professionals licensed in the architecture, landscape architecture and interior design businesses in Mississippi.

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MISSCO Contract Sales has hired Jonathan Chappell and Autumn Marie Stallings

  MISSCO Contract Sales has added new employees. Jonathan Chappell has been hired as a sales representative for mobile furniture for the commercial and healthcare markets. Chappell is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He has previously worked for Sherwin-Williams, Associated Office Systems and Interior Elements Storage Division. Also, Autumn Marie Stallings has been hired to manage interior ...

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Supervisors reject architect's bill for new jail design work

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has denied a claim by the jail architects they fired last week. Both the board attorney and the president of the board said yesterday the company, The Goldberg Group, billed the county for services that hadn’t been completed. The Sun Herald reports instead of paying a $68,000 bill the group submitted for ...

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Dale Partners architecture firm targeting major projects

2013 has been a very good year for Dale Partners Architects, one of the state’s largest full-service architectural firms with offices in Jackson and Biloxi. Dale Partners is heading at least three of the largest projects in the works across Mississippi: The Grammy Museum in Cleveland, the Jackson Convention Complex Hotel and a minor league baseball park in Biloxi. “We ...

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Two Duvall Decker projects honored with Gulf States Awards

JACKSON, Mississippi —  Jackson architectural firm Duvall Decker Architects, P.A. took home two top regional design awards during the American Insitute of Architects Gulf States Region Design Awards ceremony in Denver, CO. The Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center at Tougloo College and the Oak Ridge House in Jackson were the only projects from Mississippi to be ...

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Students design home that makes power, water, food

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University architecture students designed a sustainable home that can provide its own electricity, water supply and food for a family of four. In the final project of a sustainable design class, the students turned theoretical principles into a practical home and landscape. They designed all aspects of a self-supporting, modern homestead, including features like solar energy ...

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