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TVA to introduce new fees for shoreline marinas; operators opposed

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to roll out new fees for shoreline marinas across the seven-state region. Some smaller operators say it could be the death knell of their businesses. But TVA says these are private operators making money from public land and a restructuring of fees has been in order for some time. The new ...

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Construction underway on Bayou Caddy Marina

HANCOCK COUNTY — A Hancock County marina that was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina is well on its way to a comeback. Construction has started on a new harbor master building at Bayou Caddy Marina to replace the one destroyed during the storm. WLOX TV reports the new building towers over docking spaces. “Before the storm the Harbor Master building ...

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City officials put hold on marina project

WAVELAND — Officials in Waveland have put a hold on plans for a $6-million marina project. The Sun-Herald reports that Mayor David Garcia and the Board of Aldermen in Waveland plan to meet soon with state officials and an engineering firm to discuss whether the project should be continued. The mayor said some Waveland residents are questioning the need for ...

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Marina owners ponder appeal of court ruling

BILOXI — The owners of a Biloxi marina damaged by a casino-owned barge during Hurricane Katrina are considering an appeal of a Mississippi court ruling that the gaming house was not liable for the destruction. Last week, the state Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling Palace Casino wasn’t liable for the damage to Bay Point High and Dry ...

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