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Construction on Mill at MSU could start by end of 2013

The Mill at MSU has moved to the second phase of the approval process through the National Parks Service. Golden Triangle developer Mark Castleberry took over the old CottonMill Marketplace development last fall, and has since changed its name and gotten preliminary design approval for the Cooley Center, an old textile mill that sits on the National Register of Historic ...

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Porter leads Glynn Griffing and Associates with music in her heart

On her way to becoming president of Glynn Griffing and Associates, Kim Griffing Porter had a musical career. After earning degrees in music from Ole Miss and Boston University, she won a competition as a soprano and traveled the world with a youth orchestra and choir. “I had an opportunity to sing and travel all over the world, but I ...

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Old Armory on Fairgrounds to get roof as it awaits restoration

With its roof long gone and its walls wavering, the old Hinds County National Guard Armory has become an eyesore and a safety hazard on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds. Some day it may get a multi-million-dollar restoration, but for now the Mississippi Fair Commission wants to stabilize the historic landmark and slow a steady deterioration that began with the Easter ...

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Kaye replaces Carpenter

Carolyn Kaye has been appointed to the city of Columbus’ Historic Preservation Commission. The Commercial Dispatch reports she replaces Nancy Carpenter, who resigned after being named to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History board earlier this year.

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