WLOX Editorial: We applaud the plan to demolish beach eyesore

One of the best assets of the Gulf Coast is about to get better. That asset is the view as you drive along Highway 90. For too many years, an unfinished project across from the Grand Casino has been an eyesore for us all.

We learned this week that the concrete slabs and exposed steel bars will be demolished beginning in a few weeks. As the operators of the Grand renovate and change the casino's name to Harrah's Gulf Coast; they recognize that in South Mississippi we will break out an outdoor festival for almost any reason.

So in the place of the eyesore they will build a public access boardwalk and an entertainment lawn for outdoor events. We applaud the plan and look forward to the take down of the eyesore and its conversion to a nice outdoor venue.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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