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First post-spill offshore oil and gas lease auction brings $1.7B

GULF OF MEXICO — The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids yesterday, prompting Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar to declare great strides are being made to get drilling back on track in the Gulf of Mexico. Salazar called the sale ...

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Tax-forfeited properties up for bid in Port City

GREENVILLE — Eighty tax-forfeited parcels at a value of over $265,000 in the Greenville area up for bid, and Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann held a joint press conference yesterday to market these lands. “Tax-forfeited properties are a drain on the community, the state and your local tax rolls,” said Hosemann. “Abandoned and blighted properties ...

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Downtown property of former Stanford exec sold

BALDWYN — Earl Stone was the lone bidder for seven downtown Baldwyn properties once belonging to James Davis, the former CFO for the defunct Stanford Financial Group. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Stone paid $155,000 for the properties. Stone says he hopes the properties will be used to help reinvigorate the area. Davis is among several former company officials ...

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State to auction off Mississippi Cottages

GULFPORT — More than 180 Mississippi Cottages will be auctioned to registered bidders beginning at 9 a.m. July 29 at the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency’s staging area at 10421 Turner Road, Gulfport. The auction will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units that are designed  in the traditional beach cottage architecture. The units will be sold in “as is” condition, which ...

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Mississippi Cottages to go on auction block

PERKINSTON — More than 350 Mississippi Cottages will be auctioned to registered bidders beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency’s staging area at 346 Beaver Dam Road in Perkinston. The auction will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units that are designed in the traditional beach cottage architecture. The units will be sold in “as is” ...

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MAFES to auction farm equipment

The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will hold a Farm and Industrial Equipment Auction Feb. 27 at the Mississippi Horse Park and Agricenter in Starkville. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. and feature a wide range of surplus equipment being sold for Mississippi State University. The equipment and vehicles for auction include tractors, trackhoes, ditchers, skid steers, combines, ...

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