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Memorial adds two doctors

Memorial Physician Clinics in Gulfport has added two doctors to its system. Calvin Ennis, MD, joins in the practice of Family Medicine at Escatawpa Family Clinic in Moss Point. Ennis received his medical degree from University of Toronto Medical School in Ontario, Canada. He completed his internship at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, New York and family practice residency at Buffalo ...

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Gulfport officials to unveil design for proposed aquarium

GULFPORT — City officials will unveil a design for the proposed Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport. The Sun Herald reports the city announced Monday that the unveiling will be held Friday morning. City spokesman Chris Vignes says in an email that the event will be an opportunity to see what the aquarium will look like and learn about some of the ...

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Hospital picks Star awards

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Fourth Quarter 2015 Star awards —Memorial’s highest honor. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) recognizes outstanding customer service. The recipients are John Mulligan, Diagnostic Imaging; Connie Johnson, Same Day Admit; Kimberly Torrington, Cardiac Telemetry; Becky Marshall, Medical Surgical Administration; Lydia Capehart, 2 A/B Obstetrics; Dr. Joseph Bosarge, ICU; Chelsi Lizana, ...

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Residential building booming in Gulfport Tax Abatement District

By LYNN LOFTON Anyone driving along Highway 90 and the streets south of the railroad track in Gulfport is seeing a welcome sight: new houses are being built and occupied, lots that have been vacant for 10 years are selling, and existing home sales are increasing — a good sign for morale and the economy. Builders and city officials say there ...

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Gulfport seeks hotel developer for new aquarium plans

GULFPORT — The city of Gulfport is moving ahead with plans for a destination aquarium on a downtown property it owns. The Sun Herald reports that the city’s urban development agency, the Gulfport Redevelopment Commission, is requesting proposals from developers by June 3 for a hotel on the property. The hotel would have to have a minimum of 120 rooms, ...

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Work stalls on Gulfport’s Fishbone Alley project

GULFPORT — Gulfport downtown merchants are eager to capitalize on a new attraction, but work on Fishbone Alley ground to a halt for a while. The Sun Herald reports Gulf Breeze Landscaping of Gautier began demolition Jan. 3, planning to complete the project in 90 days. On Jan. 20, Gulf Breeze project manager Jason Roberson said workers ran into telecommunications ...

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Gulfport aquarium design team moving forward with plans

GULFPORT — The team hired to design a waterfront aquarium are in Gulfport this week to discuss plans. The Sun Herald report PGAV Destinations of St. Louis, Missouri — which designs aquariums, theme parks and other attractions — is expected to have a master plan in place by the end of January. The Mississippi Aquarium will be located on 12 ...

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Solar projects approved for Mississippi Power

MBJ staff The Public Service Commission unanimously approved on Tuesday three solar power projects that will produce just over 105 megawatts of electricity for customers of Mississippi Power Co. Mississippi Power ratepayers will not bear any costs in the construction of the plants, which will be located in Hattiesburg, Sumrall, and Gulfport. Mississippi Power expects the plants to ultimately help ...

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