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Van Cleave to direct Biloxi law office

Christopher C. Van Cleave is the director of the Biloxi office of Van Cleave Law. Van Cleave, a Mississippi attorney and Gulf Coast resident for more than 20 years, leads the firm. Van Cleave practiced for two years with Paul Minor, and practiced with Clyde H. “Buddy” Gunn and Lawrence C. “Larry” Corban, with whom he formed the Corban Gunn ...

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Biloxi senior earns place at Future Women in Women Weekend

Elizabeth Van Horn, senior at St. Patrick Catholic High School in Biloxi, was selected to attend the Future Women in Business Weekend at Washington University Olin Business School in November. To be eligible, a student must be a female high school junior or senior interested in business that has maintained a 3.4 or higher GPA. Only 30 students were selected ...

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Biloxi firm Machado Patano to revive Katrina eyesore for its new headquarters

By JULIA MILLER Biloxi Mayor Andrew “Fo Fo” Gillich’s vision of a revitalized downtown has taken another step foward with the announcement of Machado Patano and M | P Design Group’s plans to renovate a 21,000 square-foot warehouse across from MGM Park. Jamie Barhanovich, Machado Patano’s business manager, said current plans are to relocate both the engineering firm Machado Patano, ...

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BRINGING BILOXI BACK — City leaders hope their proposed 5-year plan will revitalize downtown area

By JULIA MILLER For more than 50 years, downtown Biloxi has been facing a decline. Led by Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich, the city has partnered with the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District to reverse that path with the hope that a revitalization of downtown will lead to economic growth for the area. “The goals, incentives, tasks and projects ...

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Agostinelli relocates to Biloxi office

Jason Agostinelli After six years in the downtown Jackson office, partner Jason Agostinelli, AIA, has joined Dale Partners’ Biloxi Team. Agostinelli’s work includes the MGM Park, Biloxi; the Award Winning, GRAMMY Museum® MISSISSIPPI, in Cleveland, MS; the Wind Creek Casino / Hotel and BB King Blues Club, Montgomery, Ala. Agostinelli joined Dale Partners in the 2011 merger with Barranco Architecture ...

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MCS insulation has ribbon cutting as it expands to the Gulf Coast

MCS Insulation announced its grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new location at 14321 Seaway Road, Suite C5 in Gulfport on Thursday. MCS Insulation customers are thrilled their insulation purchases are more easily accessible now. The company sells and installs fiberglass and spray foam insulation, a staple in home building. “We’ve used MCS Insulation on a few jobs and ...

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Mississippi seafood cookoff to be held Thursday

Twelve of the top chefs from across the state will compete Thursday, May 25, to be the king of Mississippi seafood. The eighth annual MS Seafood Cookoff will be held from 6-9:30 p.m. at CLIMB CDC, 1316 30th Ave. in Gulfport. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Each chef will present a signature dish featuring fresh, sustainable Mississippi Gulf seafood to a ...

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Visits to Mississippi Gulf Coast are on the upswing

By ALEXIS WILLIAMS Coast tourism leaders are touting improved numbers for 2016, saying that 6.2 million people visited the Mississippi Gulf Coast last year.  Their goal of 7 million visitors by 2020 is well within reach and hopefully attainable before then. “We truly believe that one voice is working,” said Renee Areng, Executive Director of Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast.  Areng notes ...

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Louisiana bank failure is costliest since financial crisis

Regulators on Friday seized New Orleans-based First NBC Bank in the costliest bank failure since the financial crisis, with cleanup costs estimated at $1 billion . The Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions handed the bank to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in the fourth failure of a federally insured bank this year. Hancock Holding Co. of Gulfport, Mississippi, bought $1.6 billion in ...

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