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Texas firm chosen to design new Marine Education Center

OCEAN SPRINGS — The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) has selected Lake|Flato Architects of San Antonio, Texas, to design the new Marine Education Center (MEC), built to replace the J.L. Scott Marine Education Center and Aquarium lost during Hurricane Katrina. Lake|Flato and its local partner, Unabridged Architecture of Bay St. Louis, will work with a team ...

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Barq's launching new look to pay homage to Coast history

BILOXI — In its first redesign in more than 20 years, Barq’s root beer is unveiling a completely new look to pay homage to the brand’s Gulf Coast heritage. The new design will be featured on all of Barq’s packaging and is currently rolling-out nationwide. While the cans will maintain their silver color, the new look features a diamond pattern ...

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Huntington Ingalls showcasing new frigate design at exposition

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries is putting its new patrol frigate design on display this week at the Pacific 2012 International Maritime and Naval Exposition in Sydney, Australia. The frigates would be built in Pascagoula. They are based on the company’s cutter being built for the Coast Guard. Huntington Ingalls officials say in a statement that the vessels will be ...

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Creating a new economy

Empty seats were at a premium Aug. 10 at the Jackson Convention Complex as hundreds gathered for the state’s first-ever Creative Economy Summit. Attendees came to learn more about the creative economy, what it is, where it is and how communities can grow it, adding jobs and enhancing their quality of life. The event, the brainchild of Mississippi Arts Commission ...

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Creating money

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and Mississippi Arts Commission are offering the state’s first Creative Economy Summit this week that will include the unveiling of a first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of Mississippi’s creative industries. Communities such as Oxford, Meridian and the Mississippi Gulf Coast have found success in growing their “creative economy” — adding jobs and enhancing communities’ quality of life ...

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Parsons designing new SR 9 connector to Toyota

PONTOTOC COUNTY— The Mississippi Department of Transportation has selected the Pasadena, Calif.-based construction firm Parsons as the lead designer for the $90-million design-build of a new alignment of SR 9 in Pontotoc County. Parsons will be a part of a team led by Eutaw Construction. Working with an accelerated project delivery method, Parsons will be responsible for the design and ...

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Keeping Our Eye On: Ronny Chane

Age: 39 Hometown: Jackson Education: Bachelors in marketing, minor in advertising Current Position: Designer CEO of Swell Mix Inc. Though a college graduate, Ronny Chane, referred to as “Chane,” believes that his career experience was mostly gained from trying to make his living in New  York City.  He claims that surviving the “Big Apple” and being actively involved in skateboard ...

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Anderson passes NCIDQ examinations

Lindsey Anderson, ASID, LEED AP, of Dale and Associates Architects, P.A., has passed her examinations with the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) and is now a certified interior designer.  The NCIDQ was developed to protect the health, life safety and welfare of the public by establishing standards in the practice of interior design while allowing interior designers to ...

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