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Katrina-wrecked bed and breakfast prepares to reopen

BAY ST. LOUIS — A bed and breakfast destroyed eight years ago by Hurricane Katrina is about to re-open on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Sun Herald reports the Bay Town Inn in Bay St. Louis is set to re-open on Sept. 21. Owner Nikki Moon says the project to bring the Bay Town Inn back had help from a ...

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City brings in tourism consultant, gears up for 300th anniversary

NATCHEZ — Tourism consultants will evaluate Natchez in coming months as the city gears up for 300th anniversary celebrations in 2016. Leaders hope the anniversary will boost the city’s tourism industry over a yearlong period, in part by creating new festivals or extending existing ones, reports The Natchez Democrat. Consultant Berkeley Young will examine the city’s convention and visitor bureau, ...

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New Orleans-based company buying bankrupt Monmouth

NATCHEZ — A New Orleans hotel management company is purchasing Monmouth, a historic plantation property. The Natchez Democrat reports New Orleans Hotel Consultants, a hotel management company, is taking over operations at Monmouth after United Mississippi Bank initiated foreclosure proceedings on the property Feb. 29. Warren Reuther, president of New Orleans Hotel Consultants, declined to say how much the property ...

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Bank to take over historic Monmouth in foreclosure proceedings

NATCHEZ — United Mississippi Bank was expected to assume ownership of historic Monmouth today in foreclosure proceedings. Warren Reuther, president of New Orleans Hotel Consultants, said his company has met with bank representatives about the possibility of managing Monmouth. Reuther said the bank intends to do everything they can to keep Monmouth open because of the vital role the property ...

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Sophia's still awaiting ruling on zoning issue

JACKSON — Jackson officials are still working on a way to keep a popular restaurant open nearly a year after the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled the city violated zoning laws by allowing it in a residential area. The City Council in late July voted to approve new zoning rules designed to benefit Sophia’s, the restaurant inside the Fairview Inn Bed ...

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Commission tosses Ceres renovation plan

VICKSBURG — An offer to renovate the old plantation house at Ceres has been rejected as Warren County Port Commission members took two offers to demolish the structure under advisement. By unanimous vote, the commission chose to consider a $23,500 offer from Vicksburg-based Buford Construction and one for $24,184 from Madison-based Bulldog Construction. Under both, the house, parts of which ...

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