VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - State archivists have recommended the former Monte Carlo building in Vicksburg be included on the National Register of Historic Places. The executive director of the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation says the owners of buildings on the national register can take advantage of certain tax incentives and grants to rehabilitate their building.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A popular Gulf Coast bakery is celebrating 90 years in business. The Electrik Maid Bake Shop first opened its doors on Howard Avenue in downtown Biloxi in 1924. The family-owned shop been passed down for four generations.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Officials at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center are moving ahead with plans to provide more parking spaces at the facility. Executive Director Bill Holmes says that officials are anticipating construction of a new hotel on nearby property that will necessitate the replacement of a lot that now provides space for about 340 cars.
ELLISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Jackie Parker, a Jones County Junior College athletic star from 1950-1952, has been selected for induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame. A news release from the college says the ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. on April 29 at Hinds Community College in Pearl.
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