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D'Iberville casino approved; Diamondhead site rejected

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is gaining one casino, but a second casino proposal was denied by the Mississippi Gaming Commission at its monthly meeting Thursday in Jackson. After receiving approval for its financing plan, Land Holdings 1 was given the okay to begin construction on the Scarlet Pearl casino, which will be located east of Interstate 110 on the Back ...

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7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Best Location – 'Anywhere on the Gulf Coast'

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) Coast and its courses have bounced back from Katrina By Rusty Hampton Forgive panelist Tommy Snell if he’s a bit biased, but the Perkinston resident is bullish on golf on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Like many other things on the Coast, golf courses were damaged ...

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Judge nixes plan to convert church into new city hall

DIAMONDHEAD — A Chancery Court judge has blocked the city of Diamondhead’s plans to purchase a Baptist church building as part of an estimated $1.6 million project to convert it into City Hall. The Sun Herald reports Judge Jennifer Schloegel ruled that since the lease-purchase agreement was finished after April 1, the project couldn’t move forward. City Attorney Sean Tindell ...

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Moran joins clinic

Dr. Carl Moran is seeing patients at the Memorial Walk-In Clinic in Diamondhead. Moran started his career as a family practice physician in Raymond. In 1982, he became an emergency medicine physician, and joined the Memorial medical staff in 1987.

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Diamondhead becomes a city

DIAMONDHEAD — Diamondhead officially becomes a city today when state officials present a charter to the prospective government. The Sun Herald reports the move comes after five years of legal wrangling over incorporation — a hotly contested case that opponents took all the way to the Mississippi Supreme Court, which upheld the incorporation in a decision last month. The mayor ...

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Change on Tap? Beer legislation supporters are being cautiously optimistic

Lawmakers and grassroots organizers who have unsuccessfully pushed for legislation to modernize Mississippi’s beer and brewing laws are optimistic their efforts stand a better chance of paying off this session. As he has the past few sessions, Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, has filed bills that would increase the state’s alcohol-by-weight limit in beer, and potentially pave the way ...

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Read the Dec. 12 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — MERGER MANIA: Wally Northway delves into an issue that is sweeping the nation and is playing an integral role in the way the landscape of law looks in Mississippi. Also in this week’s paper: >> HEALTHCARE CONFLICT OF INTEREST?: What does a partnership between a state-supported academic medical center and a for-profit hospital company look ...

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