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Owner seeks $12.5 million for Pass Christian home


PASS CHRISTIAN — The Pass Christian home of Charles and Nancy Ramsey is the most expensive MLS-listed house in Mississippi at $12.5 million. “There are a lot of fine qualities to the home,” realtor Liz Hanson told The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1WckjXZ ). “They have a sitting room with a fireplace and an Italian carved mantel that’s just beautiful. The library has ...

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Trial of former Harrison County utility boss set for Feb. 23

GULFPORT —€” The former head of the Harrison County Utility Authority is set for a Feb. 23 trial on charges that he took bribes from a contractor. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden set the trial date in a Dec. 29 order. Kamran Pahlavan, a former executive director, pleaded not guilty in December to a five-count indictment alleging he received bribes ...

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Pass Christian Olive Oils and Vinegars has taken off

A Minnesota couple with Coast ties is opening a gourmet olive oil and vinegar shop in Pass Christian just like the successful one they opened a year ago in Northfield, Minn. After Sherry and Joe Morgan opened Northfield Olive Oils and Vinegars in Sherry’s home state, both have left their careers — she in banking, he in engineering — to ...

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Mother Cluckers serving comfort food in Pass Christian

When two well-known white-coat chefs told friends they were thinking about opening a fried chicken restaurant, the response generally was something like, “You (expletives) are crazy.” Said co-owner Victor Pickich, “We heard it so much, we started playing around with the name.” With some help from a web designer, that is how the Mother Cluckers restaurant got its name. How ...

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A changing of the guard

The leadership of the Mississippi Association of Realtors (MAR) changes next month when Ken Austin of Pass Christian becomes president. As the owner/broker of Mississippi Coast Realty, he has been actively involved in the local and state professional associations and has an ambitious year planned at the helm of the state’s largest trade organization. He chose for his theme: One ...

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Ex-Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Blass dies

JACKSON — Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice William Joel Blass died Tuesday, four days after his 95th birthday, a spokeswoman for the court said. Funeral arrangements are pending for Blass, of Pass Christian, said Beverly Pettigrew Kraft in a statement late Tuesday. She did not provide further details. “He was a great legal scholar and outstanding leader of the bar ...

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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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Superintendent Matheson retiring

Pass Christian schools superintendent Sue Matheson is retiring at the end of the school year. The 65-year-old Matheson told WLOX-TV that it was time to retire. Matheson became Pass Christian’s superintendent 10 years ago. She says she decided at Christmas she was ready to retire. But, she says school board members asked her to wait until March to make a ...

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10 Mississippi golf courses among tops in the nation

Ten Mississippi golf courses have been rated on par with the best in the nation. The courses were selected to Golfweek magazines’s “America’s Best Courses You Can Play” list for 2010, doubling the number of Mississippi courses listed by the publication last year. “Mississippi’s increased number of courses listed reflects the depth of its high-quality layouts,” said Bradley Klein, senior ...

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