Supervisors seek plans for old Gulfport library building

By WLOX Staff

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County supervisors voted Monday to solicit plans for a future use of the old Gulfport library. The storm damaged building has been vacant since Hurricane Katrina.

It's also been the subject of a bitter debate. A citizens group halted plans to tear down the structure.

The library building was then the subject of a lengthy FEMA hearing process to decide the future of the landmark structure. Harrison County agreed to "market" the building for one year. If an alternative use is not found, then it will be torn down.

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