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Meyer switching cities

The director of community development and planning in Ocean Springs has resigned to lead Gautier’s planning department. The Mississippi Press reports Eric Meyer handed in his resignation Feb. 16. His last day in Ocean Springs was March 2, and he was scheduled to start March 5 in Gautier, 10 miles east. Gautier’s city manager, Samantha Abell, says Meyer was the ...

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Services dropped at Ocean Springs health office

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Health’s has suspended some services and cut hours at its office in Ocean Springs. The clinic no longer offers medical or environmental services. It is open Wednesdays and Thursdays only for WIC, the federally funded health and nutrition program for women, infants and children. Previously, the office offered a range of services, including ...

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Advertising firm adds Spear

Chris Spear has joined Ad.In Advertising as its communications administrator. He brings several years’ experience in advertising and nonprofit marketing to the Ocean Springs-based agency. Spear earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in English from Millsaps College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After working for some time in Jackson, he relocated to the Coast earlier this year. A native ...

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New study touts Mississippi’s potential

The “creative economy” includes individuals such as artists, architects, chefs and professors, creative industries such as Peavey Electronics, Viking Range Corp., The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Ramey Agency and creative communities including Oxford, Clarksdale, Ocean Springs and Rolling Fork. The recent Mississippi Creative Economy study concludes that this segment represents approximately 61,000 jobs and just over three percent of the ...

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Gulf Coast woman finds success with consignment auto sales

OCEAN SPRINGS — When most people think about a consignment business, they assume it sells used clothing or furniture. But what about cars? For about the past 16 years, Michelle Cox has been selling pre-owned vehicles through her business Gulf Coast Consignment Sales. Cox says her business in Ocean Springs has remained so popular because people don’t have to deal ...

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Q&A: Connie Moran, mayor, Ocean Springs

Moran says running for state treasurer more than the budget Connie Moran, mayor of Ocean Springs/Democratic candidate for state treasurer, has a degree in finance and international economics from Georgetown University. She did graduate work as a Fulbright scholar at the Institute of World Economics in Kiel, Germany, and has worked as an economist at the World Trade Organization in ...

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Massengale receives Emerald Award

Ocean Springs-based Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management advisor Marc Massengale received the company’s Emerald Award at the company’s 130th Annual Meeting in Milwaukee held July 27. The award recognizes Massengale’s exceptional efforts to help clients achieve financial security, based on production. Massengale is an advisor with the Spinks Group based in Jackson.

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Charming Gulf Coast town delivers

Shopping, art, museums and history attract visitors to this cool coastal community   Ocean Springs is a colorful coastal city with an abundance of activities for visitors. It has more than 1,100 rooms for lodging, including hotels and bed and breakfast inns, all located a short distance from the downtown shops and beach. “Ocean Springs is a great getaway for ...

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OSI systems to be built on Mississippi Gulf Coast

OCEAN SPRINGS — OSI Systems Inc.’s security division, Rapiscan Systems, has received an order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) valued at approximately $25 million for multiple units of its Secure 1000 Single Pose advanced checkpoint security screening solution. The Secure 1000 Single Pose systems will be manufactured at OSI’s facility in Ocean Springs. The order is the first ...

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