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Cities gain national accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting standards set by the National Main Street Center: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, Louisville/Noxapater, Macon, Meridian, New Albany, Ocean Springs, ...

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Gulfport attorney suspended, allegedly abandoned clients

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The Mississippi Supreme Court says Gulfport attorney Eric J. Eubanks accepted full payment from two clients, then failed to show up for Youth Court hearings where he was supposed to represent them, resulting in a three-year suspension from the practice of law. To be reinstated to the Mississippi Bar Association after his suspension is finished, The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/29UyShr) ...

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A new wall to climb for Humpty Dumpty, FunTime USA

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Gulf Amusements LLC, owners of FunTime USA, said in a press release received by The Sun Herald residents of Georgia Place, a nearby neighborhood, who are opposed to the amusement park, filed an appeal against the Gulfport Planning Commission’s decision to allow the project to move forward. The commission voted 7-2 in May to approve the project. The park was ...

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Gulfport taking Fishbone Alley from trash to treasure

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Someone had been complaining about all the trash in an alley that runs behind restaurants in downtown Gulfport, so Community Development Director David Parker strolled through on his way to a meeting late last year. The city’s new economic development director saw more than trash, he saw opportunity. Parker thought of Printer’s Alley in Nashville and Exchange Place in the ...

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Louisiana firm receives Mississippi aquarium contract

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The Gulfport Redevelopment Commission plans to hire a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, firm to market The Mississippi Aquarium, slated to for a downtown space across from Jones Park. Commission Chairwoman Carole Lynn Meadows tells The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/24Vun9j) MESH Integrated Marketing and Advertising scored highest of six finalists. “We tried to look at all the proposals fairly to see what the ...

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Port of Gulfport talks with potential major tenant

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By JACK WEATHERLY  The Port of Gulfport is in talks with what would be its largest tenant in terms of leased space. SeaOne Gulfport LLC is proposing a $450 million liquified natural gas facility, according to port Executive Director Jonathan Daniels. The 36-acre site would be part of the port expanded since Hurricane Katrina as part of $566 million from ...

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300 gallons of diesel spill at Port of Gulfport

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Environmental officials say they expect no more problems after 300 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled at the state Port of Gulfport’s East Pier. About 5 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard was notified there had been a spill at the Gulfport Harbor. Lt. Elizabeth Tatum tells The Sun Herald the spill occurred during the transfer of fuel from a barge ...

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State port trying to land its biggest tenant

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The state port is trying to land its biggest tenant. The Sun Herald reports the company that would use a patented system to condition and liquefy gas on the West Pier for shipment to the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. SeaOne Gulfport LLC’s first production facility and export terminal is estimated to cost $450 million, with expansion plans that would in ...

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Gulfport City Council strikes harbor casino deal

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The Gulfport City Council has unanimously approved a 60-year lease for a harbor casino that would be developed by partners who run a casino and hotel in Natchez. The Sun Herald reports one of the partners, Virginia attorney Robert Lubin, also has extended a contract with a private owner to buy the rundown Markham Building downtown by June 30. His ...

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Altitude Trampoline opening parks in Ridgeland, Gulfport

Altitude Trampoline Park’s Ridgeland location will open this summer at 853 Wilson Drive. The entertainment company is also opening a park in Gulfport this month.

Youngsters and adults alike will have yet another bounce park option this summer with the opening of Altitude Trampoline Park in Ridgeland. The 26,000 square-foot trampoline complex at 853 Wilson Drive in Ridgeland joins Flowood’s HighHeaven Trampoline Park as bounce options for fun seekers. Altitude Trampoline Park boasts that its 26,000 square feet will make it the largest bounce park ...

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