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Bryant appoints Tom Koger to HCPHC

Tom Koger has been appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission. He is a resident of Diamondhead and has lived in Hancock County for more than 50 years. He replaces Sherri Bevis who had served on the Commission since 2013. During his career, Koger worked in numerous civilian and defense space programs. As a ...

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Port and Harbor Commissioners elect officers

Pictured from left are Jon Ritten, re-elected vice president; David Malley; Robert Kane, re-elected president; Paula Jordan, elected secretary, replacing Sherri Bevis; Bob Swanson; Daryl Cornell, re-elected treasurer; and Packer Ladner. (Courtesy of Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission)

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HCPHC receives prestigious award for annual financial report

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for its comprehensive annual financial report for 2016. From left are Bill Cork, HCPHC chief executive officer; Tonya Ladner, senior accountant; Ellen Ceaser, accounting supervisor; Janet Sacks, chief financial officer; and Robert Kane, commission president. The certificate ...

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Cork to head Hancock port

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission has selected Bill Cork as its Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds HCPHC executive director Ashley Edwards, who is now president of the Gulf Coast Business Council. Cork is the founder of Cork Consulting Group LLC, a consulting firm in Texarkana, Texas. He served previously as president and CEO of the Texarkana Chamber of ...

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Hancock Port wins award

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission is the winner of the Mississippi Economic Development Council’s 2015 Community Economic Development Award for its new marketing materials and rebranding. The new brand identity — Hancock: Port, Air and Space — features a new logo and tagline that promotes the Commission’s scope and purpose. The Hancock Chamber of Commerce managed the rebranding ...

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General aviation has big impact across the state

Can you name the busiest airport in the state of Mississippi? The surprising answer is Olive Branch, and the reason is simple. “Location, location, location,” said manager David Taylor. “We’re 10 miles from Memphis International and 5 miles due south of FedEx world headquarters.” It is classified as a reliever airport for Memphis but that’s a misnomer, said Taylor. “We’re ...

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