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Aldermen stuck: No police chief yet for Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS — Ocean Springs leaders appear to be stuck in the process of selecting a new police chief. The Sun Herald reports the Board of Aldermen and mayor interviewed the candidates — interim Chief Mark Dunston and four captains — earlier this month and the board was expected to vote on a chief Tuesday night. Instead they went into ...

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Brown: People 'sick of hearing' about inadequate education funding

BILOXI — State education leaders said at a Mississippi Municipal League school funding forum that when the state doesn’t fully fund schools, the bill winds up being the problem of local governments. State Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, said people are “sick of hearing we don’t have the money to fully fund education,” adding that next year schools will be shorted ...

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Work begins on demolition of harbor facilities

OCEAN SPRINGS — Demolition has begun on a vacant boat storage shed and a restaurant will be come down next at the Ocean Springs Harbor. The Sun Herald reports that Southern Recycling and Demolition Inc. of D’Iberville has 90 days to do the work. Thomas Hickman, owner of Southern Recycling, said once workers get the sheet metal off, they will ...

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Bids under review for demolition of facilities at harbor

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is awaiting a review of 10 bids for the demolition and removal of a vacant boat storage shed and a restaurant at the Ocean Springs Harbor. MDMR spokeswoman Melissa Scallan tells The Sun Herald that the bids ranged from $119,000 to $433,000. Scallan said the bids they must be reviewed by ...

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Public Works director suspended, ordered into anger management counseling

OCEAN SPRINGS — Public Works director Andre Kaufman has been suspended for three days without pay, ordered to attend anger management counseling and placed on six months’ probation by the mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Sun Herald reported that Mayor Connie Moran and the board met about three hours behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss action against Kaufman. Moran ...

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Mayor says not anti-gun, but wants ban on city property

OCEAN SPRINGS — Ocean Springs Mayor Connie Moran’s response to Mississippi’s open carry law is an ordinance to bar firearms on city property. She’s far from anti-gun. “I am certainly in favor of second amendment rights. I myself have a gun, and I’m a pretty good shot, but I wouldn’t bring it to city hall,” she told WLOX-TV. She says ...

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Bureau selects directors

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce–Main Street–Tourism Bureau has selected the board of directors for the 2012 calendar year. The Board consist of five executive members: Joey Conwill with Blossman YMCA as president, Matthew Roth with Bayview Pet & Dental Center as vice president; Shirley LeRoy with South Mississippi Living magazine as secretary; Anita Arguelles with the IP Culinary Arts ...

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The Race for State Treasurer

The race for state treasurer is just one of the many offices that will be sized up in today’s primary. Lee Yancy, Lynn Fitch and Lucien Smith are running on the GOP ticket while Connie Moran and Shawn O’Hara have put in bids for the Democratic and Reform Parties. LEE YANCEY CONNIE MORAN LYNN FITCH LUCIEN SMITH

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2011 Mississippi Treasurers Race

The race for state treasurer is just one of the many offices that will be sized up in today’s primary. Lee Yancy, Lynn Fitch and Lucien Smith are running on the GOP ticket while Connie Moran and Shawn O’Hara have put in bids for the Democratic and Reform Parties. LEE YANCEY (R) LYNN FITCH (R) LUCIEN SMITH (R) CONNIE MORAN ...

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