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BancorpSouth Arena officials fighting scalpers

TUPELO — BancorpSouth Arena’s officials have announced a new concert — Eric Church in April — and with that comes the battle to keep concert tickets in the hands of real — and local — music fans. Ticket scalping has jumped from street corners to shady websites. Scalpers are legally buying tickets and are reselling those tickets at much higher ...

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Councilmen to meet in special session over budget

BILOXI — The Biloxi City Council will meet in special session tomorrow for another look at the budget and to decide on funding for Cruisin’ the Coast, the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum and the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art. The Sun Herald reports the city’s contribution to agencies still totals $1.8 million a year. Last week representatives of the Ohr ...

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CVB board delays final budget approval

GREENWOOD — The Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau board of directors has delayed final approval of the its proposed 2012 budget. The board wants to see which events that get promotion money generate the most tourism business. The bureau’s advertising assistance grant program, which helps defray the costs of out-of-town advertising for local events, is a $28,000 item in the ...

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Commission drafts Convention Center District plan

BILOXI — Coast Coliseum Commission members have drafted a Convention Center District master plan that they expect to recommend to city planners by the end of summer. The Sun Herald reports coliseum director Bill Holmes showed the plan to members yesterday at the Commission’s monthly meeting. In the first draft, the commission will recommend the area around a proposed extended ...

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