Gulf Coast Headlines

Mississippi Business Journal: Report, Optimism Up Among Coast CEOs, Business Owners

Hattiesburg American:Officials: Growth Slow and Steady

Y’all Politics: Education Bills in the Mississippi Legislature Many Filed, Few Will See Light of Day

The Sun Herald: Leaders Complete Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation’s 2013 Masters Program

The Mississippi Press:Applications Sought for Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation’s 2014 Masters Program

Mississippi Business Journal: Symposium to Give Forecast for the Economy in 2014

The Journal of South Mississippi Business:Business Leaders Weigh In With Their Legislative Wish Lists

The Sun Herald: Incomes Fall as South Mississippi’s Bounce Back from Recession Lags

WLOX: Leaders Hope Airlines Will Expand in South Mississippi

The Sun Herald: Jackson County on Board with Regional Tourism Concept

WLOX: Island View Signs Lease with State Port Authority

The Sun Herald: Island View Casino Owners Sign 50 Year Lease with Port

Fox News 25: Gulf Coast Business Council Meets to Discuss Energy

The Sun Herald: Former Mississippi Governor Barbour Insists Kemper Power Plant is a Good Deal

The Sun Herald Forum: Jack Norris | Minor League Baseball Park in Biloxi Just the Beginning

Mississippi Business Journal: Biloxi Passes Proposal to Build Minor League Stadium for 2015 Season

The Sun Herald: Biloxi Council Votes 5-2 in Favor of Baseball Project

WLOX: Biloxi Council Passes Baseball Deal 5-2

The Mississippi Press: Biloxi City Council Says ‘Play Ball’

Fox News 25: Biloxi Council Votes in Favor of the Stadium Proposal

4-Traders: C Spire Signs Multi-Year Agreement to become Presenting Sponsor of Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Golf Tournament 

Ballpark Digest: Young: New Ballpark will Spark Downtown Biloxi Growth

The Mississippi Press: Champions Tour President Mike Stevens to Make Major Announcement aboutMississippi Gulf Resort Classic

The Sun Herald: Biloxi Ballpark Complies with Comprehensive Plan

WLOX: Hope in Gulf Coast Tourism Seen in Data Analysis

The Sun Herald: ‘Image is Everything’ for South Mississippi Tourism

The Sun Herald: Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, South Mississippi Recovery Visions, Plans Realized

WLOX: Palazzo: NFIP Has Even Elevated Homeowners at Risk

The Sun Herald Editorial: Don’t Discourage Casino Projects With Higher Taxes

The Sun Herald: Consultant Rates Downtown Site ‘9 or 10’ (out of 10) for Biloxi Baseball Stadium

The Mississippi Press:Consultant: Biloxi Baseball Stadium Project a Home Run

The Republic: Last Early Start for Mississippi

The Mississippi Press:Mississippi Schools Will Open Later in 2014 with New Law in Effect

Mississippi Business Journal: Biloxi Baseball Project Still Alive, But It May Be for 2015

Clarion Ledger: Business Council Board Member,Edmond E. Hughes, named by Governor Bryant as a Panelist for Health Care Economic Development Summit

WLOX Editorial: Let’s Make Sure We Are Attracting As Many Tourists As We Can

WLOX Editorial: We Urge More Coast CEOs to Invest In Our Economy

WLOX Editorial: We Agree, Congress Should Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hike

The Sun Herald: Mississippi Politicians Work To Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hikes

WLOX: New Tri-County Tourism Group Hits The Ground Running

San Francisco Chronicle: New South Mississippi Tourism Commission Begins Work

The Sun Herald: New South Mississippi Tourism Commission Sets Up Housekeeping

Hattiesburg American: New South Mississippi Tourism Commission Begins Work

The Sun Herald: Sales Tax Increases in Every Coast City This Year

Mississippi Business Journal: Confidence Up Among Coast CEOs, Business Owners

WLOX: Confidence in South Mississippi Economy Hits Two Year High

Gulf Coast Business Council featured in the Business & Industry issue of South Mississippi Living: The Final Say, page 192.

The Mississippi Press:Baseball and Business Mix During Rally In Support of Proposed Biloxi Stadium Project

The Journal of South Mississippi Business: Mississippi Coast CEOs and Business Owners Show Growing Confidence in Economy

The Mississippi Press:Amendment Co-Sponsored by Rep. Palazzo would delay Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Hikes

The Sun Herald: Biloxi Baseball Would Have Its Perks

Governor Phil BryantAnnounces Plans for a Minor League Baseball Stadium

The Sun Herald: Biloxi Scores $15 million from State for New Stadium

WLOX: Governor Bryant to Ball Team: They’ve Got A Home, We’re Committed

The Mississippi Press:Bryant Announces $15 million State Contribution to Biloxi Stadium Project

Mississippi Business Journal: It’s Official: Governor Bryant Announces Minor League Ballpark to be Built In Biloxi

The Sun Herald: Industries Serve As Backbone of East Jackson County Economy

The Mississippi Press:Economic Snapshot Indicates Coast in Slow but Steady Recovery

The Sun Herald: Todd, Chenoweth and Westfall named Jackson County Representatives to Coast-Wide Tourism Board

The Mississippi Press: Gulf Coast Business Council board member, Ed Day, to give Commencement Address to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Mississippi Business Journal, Report:Confidence in Coast Economy Up Modestly

Gulf Coast Business Council board member, John Hairston, quoted in The Journal of South Mississippi Business article, High-Tech Gaming: Staying Current, Competitive ‘Paramount’ to Success

The Journal of South Mississippi Business: New Bureau Could Take Tourism to the Next Level

Southern Miss Now: Gulf Coast Business Council board member, Karen Sock,to give commencement address for Southern Miss Gulf Coast.

Sun Herald: Gulf Coast Business Council member, Allison Buchanan, elected president of the Biloxi School Board.

WLOX: Governor Signs Bill To Create Unified Tourism Partnership

The Sun Herald: Governor Signs Tourism Bill on the Coast

The Sun Herald & Journal of South Mississippi Business name Gulf Coast Business Council President, Jack Norris, a Top Community Leader.

The Mississippi Press:Business Council Leadership Class Will Study MS Coast Development Issues

The Sun Herald: Tourism Bill Heads to the Governor

The Mississippi Press: Bill Creating Single MS Gulf Coast Convention Bureau Heads to Governor

The Mississippi Press: Good To See Regional Approach to Tourism Marketing Moving Forward

The Mississippi Press: Gulf Coast Business Council Represented at House Transportation Chairman’s Meeting in Pascagoula.

The Mississippi Press:Senator Roger Wicker Speaks to Gulf Coast Business Council in Pascagoula

WLOX Editorial: Promoting Tourism Together

Sun Herald: House Vote is Unanimous for Three County Tourism Agency

Gulf Coast Business Council’s February Economic Snapshot noted in Sun Herald Business article,
Home Sales Up, Prices Down in January.

Gulf Coast Business Council President, Jack Norris, to participate in Southern Miss Economic Symposium on February 28th.

The Journal of South Mississippi Business features the latest Gulf Coast Business Council Confidence Report, “Positive Trends Lead To Modest Confidence for 2013”.

The Sun Herald Business article regarding the Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report covered by The Mississippi Press.

Mississippi Business Journalcoverage of the Gulf Coast Business Council’s CEO and Business Owner Confidence Report, 4Q.

Mississippi Press article regarding the Go Coast 2020 report.

Sun Herald Editorial: Coast Counties Give Tourism Unanimous Support It Needs

WLOX Story, Jackson County Businesses Excited About Regional Tourism Bill.

Gulf Coast Business Council President, Jack Norris, appointed by Governor Phil Bryant to Port of Gulfport’s governing board.

Unanimous 15-0 Vote from Harrison, Hancock and Jackson County Board of Supervisors sends Tourism Initiative to the state legislature.

Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation 2013 Masters Program covered by WLOX.

Gulf Coast Business Council initiative makes Sun Herald’s 2013 wish list.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s latest Confidence Report included with Sun Herald Editorial.

Gulf Coast Business Council Economic Snapshot featured by the Mississippi Business Journal.

The Journal of South Mississippi Business provides indepth story on Mississippi Gulf Coast’s economy sourcing the Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s new research-based reporting mechanism – the Mississippi Gulf Coast Economic Snapshot – featured in Sun Herald Business, “Coast jobs and sales tax collections on the rise”.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report featured by the Hattiesburg American.

The Dispatch
story on Mississippi’s Economic Outlook noting the Gulf Coast Business Council’s recent Confidence Report.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report & Sun Herald’s Editorial regarding Ingalls Shipbuilding picked-up byHispanic Business.

Ingalls Shipbuilding and Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report noted inSun Herald Editorial.

Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report covered by the Mississippi Business Journal.

  • San Francisco Chronicle sources Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report in economic outlook story.
  • Gulf Coast Business Council’s Confidence Report covered by The Sun Heraldand WLOX.

    PR and Advertising ExecWalt Denton to serve as Director of Communications for the Gulf Coast Business Council.

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