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Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health sign strategic partnership agreement

Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to expand access to high-quality, cost effective care in the communities the organizations serve. “We have worked with Ochsner on a number of successful clinical and operational initiatives, and this strengthened partnership is a natural next step,” said Singing River Health System CEO, Lee Bond. “We have ...

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Plan unveiled for $1.2 billion Broadwater complex

The site of legendary Broadwater Beach Hotel would be reborn as a $1.2 billion entertainment complex in Biloxi if plans move forward. Dakia Entertainment Hospitality and Broadwater Development LLP announced on Tuesday the signing of a formal letter of intent, subject to finalizing financial commitments, to redevelop the historic, former Broadwater Beach hotel, marina and golf course site into a ...

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Waveland looks to boardwalk, marina to bring back Coleman Avenue

By LISA MONTI Coleman Avenue, the historic heart of Waveland’s retail district, was wiped out by Hurricane Katrina, and after 15 years, the first few blocks of the low-lying street remain vacant. City officials led by Mayor Mike Smith are working to bring businesses and people back to Coleman Avenue with what they call a bold new plan centered around ...

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Mississippi State Port director leaving for job in Florida

The director who has overseen expansion of the Mississippi State Port of Gulfport in recent years is resigning June 30 to accept a job in Florida. Jonathan Daniels will become the chief executive officer and executive director at Port Everglades in Broward County. He said he will be moving closer to three of his four children. The Sun Herald reported that ...

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IP Casino Resort Spa to re-open on Thursday

IP Casino Resort Spa today announced it will reopen to the public on Thursday. Casino gaming will resume at 11 a.m. on Thursday, along with a limited number of amenities. “As we reopen our doors, the health and safety of our customers, our team members and the community will be our highest priority,” said Vince Schwartz, Senior Vice President of ...

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3 Gulf Coast states get $88 million for fisheries flooding

Three Gulf Coast states are getting more than $88 million in fisheries disaster funds for damage from last year’s flooding, which included an unprecedented two openings of a spillway west of New Orleans. “These funds will help industries and individuals recover from this disaster, and build resilience for the future,” U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who declared a fisheries disaster in September, ...

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NASA takes preliminary steps to resume SLS core stage testing

NASA resumed Green Run testing activities this week on the first flight stage of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, with the return of limited crews to perform work at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis. “This is an important step toward resuming the critical work to support NASA’s Artemis program that will land the first woman ...

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Buras named Public Works Director for Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission recently announced that James Buras has been named Director of Public Works. In his role, he is responsible for a variety of duties to include overall responsibility for facility life cycle planning, permitting, design, engineering and construction, and maintenance of HCPHC assets. He will also manage all Port & Harbor grant programs on ...

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Ingalls gets $187.5 million contract with Navy

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has received a $187.46 million advance procurement contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9. “This contract allows us to maintain the health of our critical nationwide shipbuilding supplier base while continuing our serial production of large-deck amphibs,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said in ...

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Mississippi’s Ryan Bradley joins Gulf Seafood Foundation board

Ryan Bradley, a fifth-generation fisherman who serves as executive director of Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United (MSCFU) and owner of Sea Alis Seafood Company, has joined the Board of Directors of the Gulf Seafood Foundation. Bradley replaces longtime Mississippi director Jennifer Jenkins, owner of Crystal Seas Oysters in Pass Christian, who resigned after the death of her father. “The Gulf Seafood Foundation has been a leader in ...

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