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New Coast neighborhood offers 'cottage village'

PASS CHRISTIAN — A new neighborhood in downtown Pass Christian is expected to appeal to people who want to live and work in the heart of Gulf Coast town. WLOX-TV in Biloxi reports the neighborhood is a mixture of MEMA cottages and what’s being called “green cottages.” There are 40 cottages in all. Twenty of the rental homes are one-story, ...

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Katrina Cottages arrive at Greenwood airport

GREENWOOD — The 26 Katrina cottages secured by the city of Greenwood from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency have made it to local airport. Mayor Carolyn McAdams tells the Greenwood Commonwealth the last of the cottages arrived last Friday. Getting the 10 two-bedroom and 16 one-bedroom units to Greenwood from Biloxi took about two months. The cottages did not cost ...

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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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City Council shelves cottage ban

GULFPORT — At the administration’s request, the Gulfport City Council has agreed to table banning Mississippi cottages in traditional neighborhoods and relegate them to areas where only mobile homes are allowed. Council President Ricky Dombrowski tells The Sun Herald that he was unaware 32 residents were in the process of buying their cottages from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. The ...

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Mississippi Cottages finally rolled out

Cottage is beginning of MEMA’s master plan to convert temporary disaster housing into permanent homes Family members, friends, neighbors and local officials gathered at the Southern Oaks Mobile Home Park in Gulfport May 1 to celebrate a milestone in post-Hurricane Katrina recovery. Eighty-two-year-old retired Air Force veteran Ralph Bougrand and his wife, Edna, are the first Gulf Coast residents to ...

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