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Landmark Coast hotel holding liquidation sale

PASCAGOULA — A liquidation sale is set for tomorrow for the contents of Pascagoula’s La Font Inn, including thousands of items from a nondescript wineglass to the knight mosaic from the old La Font bar. Developers of the 1960s landmark told The Mississippi Press that National Content Liquidators Inc. will sell items for the 192 hotel rooms, conference rooms and ...

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Sophia's still awaiting ruling on zoning issue

JACKSON — Jackson officials are still working on a way to keep a popular restaurant open nearly a year after the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled the city violated zoning laws by allowing it in a residential area. The City Council in late July voted to approve new zoning rules designed to benefit Sophia’s, the restaurant inside the Fairview Inn Bed ...

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Coast hotel readies for grand opening

BILOXI — Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. will hold the grand opening of Four Points by Sheraton Biloxi Beach Boulevard July 1. The cost of the 195-room hotel, which will employ 80 workers, was not disclosed. Atlanta’s Live Oak Partners and Minneapolis-based Wischermann Partners have developed and will manage the property. Ike Thrash and Chris Cope are the hotel’s ...

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The Valley gets new life

VICKSBURG — After sitting gutted and empty for years, an historic, pioneering department store is getting new life as a luxury corporate apartment building. In 1909 a group of men came together and broke ground for The Valley, a six-story department store. It became the biggest department store between New Orleans and Memphis. It was also the first store in ...

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