From print to pies

From NOLA.com: The Times-Picayune will be printed and packaged by a faster and more modernized facility in Mobile sometime in late 2015 or early 2016, resulting in the closing of the 46-year-old plant on Howard Avenue in New Orleans… Once it’s concluded, the shift of newspaper printing to Mobile will result in more than 100…

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Bay Council agenda: golf cart ordinance revs up again

Here’s the agenda for today’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting, starting at 5:30 p.m. 1. Guests: a) Al and Robin Copeland – Abandonment b) Chuck Fortin – BSL Harbor Master 2. Public Forum 3. New Business a) Report on Building Department Permit E114 b) School Board Election Process 5. Old Business a) Golf Cart…

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Birthday weekend

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Tea on Ulman, eggplants from the garden

It was a roast beef on French for lunch rather than tea service but that’s always an option now that Antique Maison Ulman Mall & Tea Room is open. Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday. Dine in or carry out. Private parties by appointment. At 317 Ulman Ave., in the…

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Saturday is Coastal Cleanup

The 26th Annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup will be held Saturday from 8-11 a.m. Nearly 2,000 volunteers have registered for the cleanup, and they will be working at 47 sites in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties, according to DMR. Volunteers will get a ticket for lunch when they arrive Saturday morning. Hancock County volunteers will be…

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Cool or Not Cool? BP claims + “PR” = $8 million

Hancock County Supervisor Steve Seymour, Kirk Ladner of Diamondhead and Scott Walker, currently of Ocean Springs, are suing Houston attorneys, claiming unpaid millions for signing up BP claimants from Mississippi to Pennsylvania. This Cool or Not Cool vote is going to be a landslide. THE FEES RICH PROMISE THE DAMAGES

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Workshop wrap up: rentals & RVs

Last night’s Bay City Council workshop was short on items (3) but long on discussion. I left at 7:30, just when the talk turned to rental fees for city facilities, the final agenda item. The first item, vacation rental properties, took off in a different direction than was originally intended but brought out some good…

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Craving BBQ, tamales or poboys? Try these new places

The state Health Department today OK’d Murky Waters BBQ & Blues to open at 1212 Government St. in Ocean Springs. Owners Thomas Young and Brandon Atwell are serving a full BBQ menu and Blues entertainment. Here are two new places to eat in Picayune: JC & Co. at 841 Caesar Road has a tiny menu…

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Bay boil water notice

A message from CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS The city of Bay St. Louis has issued a city wide boil water notice to all city of bay saint louis utility customers. Due to a loss of pressure at a water well, all residents must boil their water until further notice before using water to drink…

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