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Job Fair Coming to Gulfport This Month

Via sunherald.com   The Governor’s Job Fair Network is bringing more than 30 companies looking for employees to an event in Gulfport this month. June 28 at the Lyman Community Center, 13742 U.S. 49. Admission is free and those who attend are encouraged to dress in professional interview attire and bring copies of their resume along with a pen and notebook. The job fair is sponsored by the Office of the Governor, Mississippi Development Authority and Mississippi Department of Employment Security and Mississippi Development Authority. See the full list of companies at jobfairs.ms.gov....

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Three New Hotels, Restaurant Under Construction in Downtown Biloxi

Via sunherald.com The development that people have been waiting for in downtown Biloxi is under way, bringing three new hotels with 320 rooms and a restaurant within a few blocks of each other, as developers invest millions in homes and businesses across South Mississippi. Just east of Main Street in Biloxi, crews on scaffolding apply the exterior finish to the former Santa Maria del Mar apartments. The tower will be turned into a 154-unit, all-suites Watermark Hotel across the street from the Small Craft Harbor and within walking distance of casinos, restaurants and MGM Park. A block north, the...

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Deja Vu All Over Again For Market

Via msbusiness.com The market has traditionally held its shows in February and August, calling them the spring and fall markets, respectively. “This was requested by them, who said they wanted a better opportunity to come to the markets and have the products ready when they needed them,” the market said at the time. Fast forward 10 years, and market officials said last fall that surveys showed attendees were wanting to move the dates again. And so, the market shifted the dates to January and June. “This was requested by them, who said they wanted a better opportunity to come...

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MSU Gulf Coast Community Design Studio-Led Project Receives $100,000 Knight Cities Challenge Grant

Via msstate.edu Mississippi State University’s Gulf Coast Community Design Studio is receiving a $100,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for a project that seeks to increase community engagement at the city of Biloxi’s primary recreation space. Titled “Witnessing the Beach,” the project is among 33 winners of the foundation’s Knight Cities Challenge, which is designed to help spur civic innovation at the city, neighborhood and block levels through ideas generated by innovators from around the country. Specifically, the challenge encourages applicants—nonprofits, for-profits and individuals, to name a few—to share ideas for making the 26...

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Jackson Square Renovation Work Underway

Via starkvilledailynews.com Renovation efforts are underway to turn two historic structures into mixed-use space facing out on South Montgomery Street in downtown Starkville. The buildings – also positioned at the corner of Lampkin Street next door to the Starkville Daily News – date back to the 1950s. The Jackson Square development will see the north building on the property divided into three retail condos, with the possibility of four stories of residential space being added later. The south building will be restaurant space, with half already spoken for by King’s Craft Butcher, an artisan butcher shop. A courtyard with...

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