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Golf carts keep Bay St. Louis moving

By LISA MONTI Given the fact that golf carts have become such a popular way to get around Bay St. Louis, especially on sunny weekends when Old Town’s bars, restaurants and shops are in full swing, the Mississippi Coast city’s motto “A Place Apart” could easily morph into “A Place of Carts.” They’re everywhere. People drive them to work, parents ...

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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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Award-winning chef opening Italian Bistro in Old Town Bay St. Louis

By LISA MONTI Chef David Dickensauge is bringing upscale Italian fare to Old Town Bay St. Louis. Dickensauge and Lee Parrish are opening Corks & Cleaver Italian Bistro this month in the spot that was vacated by Old Cuevas Bistro after about a year. The two have partnered on the Italian restaurant through their newly formed restaurant group. The Parrish ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Rising sea levels pose business challenges for the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By BECKY GILLETTE Sea levels around the world are rising at greater rates that were initially predicted. What does that mean for coastal areas like the Gulf Coast? Rising sea levels make the Gulf Coast more vulnerable to storm surge associated with hurricanes, said Dr. Torbjorn Tornqvist, chairman of the Tulane University Department of Earth and Environmental Science, who has ...

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