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In search of perfection: Gulf Coast rental took 7 years to renovate

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It takes a certain amount of vision and imagination to look at a Katrina-racked cinderblock building that was once a laundry and picture it with an open-air courtyard, a pool and guest rooms. Businessman Kevin Jordan looked at the property on Sycamore Street, a block for the beach in Bay St. Louis in 1999 when it was a shuttered “junk/antique ...

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Restoration of historic lighthouse runs out of funds

PASCAGOULA — The restoration project for Pascagoula’s historic Round Island Lighthouse is moving forward, but needs $350,000 more to be completed. Community and economic development director Jen Dearman tells The Sun Herald a significant amount of work has been done, but the department is asking residents to get more involved. The City Council approved a Tidelands grant agreement Tuesday. Dearman ...

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Restoration of one of USM's original facilities almost complete

HATTIESBURG — Work to restore one of the original structures on the University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus to its former glory is in the final stages. College Hall, built in 1912, will re-open during the spring 2013 semester and serve as home to its new occupant, the School of Mass Communication and Journalism. Campus radio station WUSM-FM and The ...

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