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On Mississippi’s shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced

In this July 23, 2015 photo, Efrem Garza stands before his new home built on the lot of his previous house that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and holds a photograph taken by a friend of the remains of that house on South Seashore Avenue in Long Beach, Miss. Before the storm Garza was surrounded by houses and trees, now 10 years later, there are only two houses on that land, as few of the residents returned and rebuilt. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

LONG BEACH — Between Mississippi’s seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier. Once lined with houses and a small condominium complex, South Seashore Avenue in Long Beach was ravaged by wind and waves in ...

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Long Beach approves Katrina slab ordinance

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LONG BEACH — In 30 days, Long Beach residents will have to remove any slabs left behind on their property from Hurricane Katrina. Mayor Billy Skellie told local media the ordinance was approved by the board of aldermen on Wednesday and takes effect in 30 days. After that, once property owners are notified, they have to take action immediately to ...

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Triton VP: Changes coming to new generation ATMs

Today’s ATMs (automated teller machines) are not your mom and dad’s ATMs. Technology and society’s increased demand for convenience bring constant changes to these stalwarts of modern life. No company knows this better than Triton Systems in Long Beach. A major shift in debit and credit cards of all types is in the works as the U.S. joins other countries ...

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USM honors Jackson

Dr. Steven Jackson has received the 2012 Joseph A. Greene Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Jackson is associate professor in the School of Accountancy. He was a member of the Gulf Coast faculty from 1992-1996 and returned to his current position at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach in ...

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Post-Katrina funds bring wealth of public buildings to the Mississippi Gulf Coast

There are many vacant lots on the Coast’s post-Katrina landscape where homes, businesses and churches once stood. However, a number of public facilities have been constructed to replace those lost in the 2005 hurricane. A combination of funds through the Mississippi Development Authority, federal Community Development Block Grants, FEMA and insurance proceeds were used to finance the buildings. In Long ...

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Hurricane Bowl: Long Beach team tops in 5 states

OCEAN SPRINGS — Long Beach High School students will compete for a national title in ocean science knowledge after beating 21 other teams from five states. Mississippi teams took four of the top five places out of 22 teams from Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Officials said it was the biggest group of Hurricane Bowl contestants since ...

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SoilTech adds Biglane in new office

SoilTech Consultants recently added Mike Biglane as the new project manager of the new Long Beach office and will be in charge of running the SoilTech operations on the Gulf Coast. He will provide support to Neel-Schaffer offices along the Gulf while expanding SoilTech’s services within the region. With over 20 years of experience in materials testing, Biglane has worked ...

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