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City of Biloxi says bar run by Favre’s sister is a nuisance

The city of Biloxi could shut down a bar run by former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre’s sister. The Sun Herald reports the city has sued to have Sideways Sports Bar and Grill declared a public nuisance. If a judge grants a temporary injunction, Biloxi could revoke the business license of the bar, managed by Brandi Favre. She didn’t ...

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Biloxi Brewing gets its own production facility

By LISA MONTI Mississippi’s newest craft beer maker is about to start production in its new facility, a converted warehouse on Bohn Street in Biloxi. Biloxi Brewing Co. has been contracting with Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co., the oldest beer maker in the state, to make its products at the facility in Kiln. Production began in April 2015. Biloxi Brewing was founded ...

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Biloxi sues Shuckers’ owners over baseball stadium payments

The city of Biloxi has filed a lawsuit against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers. The Sun Herald reports the city says in the lawsuit that it has been unable to determine how much Biloxi Baseball owes the city for rent, advertising and ticket sales under a stadium lease because Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports ...

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Memorial psychiatric hospital losing millions; sale imminent

Gulfport’s Memorial Hospital is moving ahead with plans to sell its psychiatric hospital, Memorial Behavioral Health, in Orange Grove. The Sun Herald reports Harrison County and the city of Gulfport have agreed to schedule a public hearing for Dec. 20 at Gulfport City Hall on the proposed sale of the 89-bed hospital that provides acute psychiatric care. State law requires ...

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Biloxi council wants to know more about waterfront plan

The Biloxi City Council had the first reading on rezoning the land around Margaritaville Resort but slowed down action on the proposed waterfront plan. The Sun Herald reports the council voted unanimously Tuesday to table the first reading and hold a public hearing to get more information about what the plan involves, the cost and possible funding. City Attorney Gerald ...

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Biloxi planning panel tables rezoning around Margaritaville

The Biloxi Planning Commission has delayed a hearing on the rezoning of land around the Margaritaville Resort. The Sun Herald reports five minutes before the planning commission meeting Thursday, a decision was reached between attorneys for the city and the Secretary of State’s Office to slow down the rezoning process. The planners meet again on Nov. 3. The planning commission ...

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Rezoning near Margaritaville could cost Coast millions

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says the Mississippi Gulf Coast will lose millions of dollars in tax revenue if Biloxi’s proposal to rezone 20 acres of waterfront property where Margaritaville developers want to build a $140 million expansion. Hosemann says rezoning the property and leasing it for only $2 per square-foot would result in the Coast losing $25 million. Local ...

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Biloxi budget approval vote set for Sept. 20

The Biloxi City Council has questioned the budget for the coming year that has the city spending $60.4 million while taking in revenue of $57.3 million. The Sun Herald reports Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich said Tuesday the administration expects to start the fiscal year Oct. 1 with a $5 million balance. Gilich expects to end the fiscal year with $1.9 million ...

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Kress Building in downtown Biloxi for sale, price $2.35M

Two years after its rebirth to an entertainment venue that once boasted sold out shows and iconic Coast art, the Kress Building in downtown Biloxi is for sale. The building has more than 25,000 square feet of space and comes with a sound and light system valued at more than $400,000. The Sun Herald reportsChase Taylor and Nick Quave opened ...

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No tax increase in Biloxi this year, but several budget cuts

Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich says it’s safe to say there won’t be any tax increase in the budget year that starts Oct. 1, but finances will be tight. On Tuesday, the police and fire departments cut about $800,000 from their budgets. On Thursday, Parks and Recreation Director Sherry Bell said she reduced her budget by $216,000, mostly by cutting ...

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