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Developers withdraw zoning application for former country club

Jack Weatherly Developers who bought the former Colonial Country Club withdrew on Wednesday their application to rezone the 152 acres to mixed-use in face of opposition by homeowners associations in northeast Jackson. “Our client . . wishes to withdraw its application,” Jackson lawyer James Peden told the city Planning Board. “Our client has heard the neighborhood.” The developers, Colonial Jackson ...

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New Coast baseball stadium attracting developers

BILOXI — A new baseball stadium in Biloxi could draw 350,000 people or more to the downtown each year, and those kinds of numbers are spurring the anticipated attention from developers and property owners. Jerry Creel, Biloxi’s community development director, tells The Sun Herald these are properties that haven’t drawn any calls in a long time. Creel says with Friday’s ...

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New trial set for developer accused of filling wetlands

HANCOCK COUNTY — A new trial date has been set for an Alabama real estate developer accused of violating the Clean Water Act by illegally filling wetlands near Bay St. Louis. William R. Miller, of Fairhope, Ala., was set for trial Feb. 4 on an 11-count indictment. Attorney Gaines Cleveland, in a written motion, has asked a federal judge to ...

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Davis will not resign despite state, federal investigation into spending

SOUTHAVEN — Fourth-term Southaven Mayor Greg Davis said yesterday he plans to remain on the job amid continuing state and federal scrutiny of his spending of city money. “I am looking forward to continuing working for all the citizens of Southaven. For that reason, I have no intentions of resigning,” Davis said during his first public appearance in about a ...

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JRA turns down two proposals for downtown hotel

JACKSON — The Jackson Redevelopment Authority has decided to pass on two proposals to build a hotel across from the Jackson Convention Complex and instead will seek new proposals for a new downtown hotel. The Clarion-Ledger reports the board passed on two proposals last Friday. Brian Fenelon, the JRA board member who introduced the motion to not accept either proposal, ...

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