By the end of the year, Gulfport should take over ownership of the old Veterans Administration Center and the city is trying to decide what to put in its place.
City officials toured the 92-acre site and buildings on Monday.
There are 10 buildings remain standing after the site was hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Gulfport Development Commission member George Schloegel says the site along U.S. Highway 90 is a valuable piece of property.
If the city council decides to open the site to private investors, the commission would handle the details.
A Lamar County business has filed suit in the 15th Circuit Court to recover nearly $330,000 it says it is still owed for the construction of the Oak Grove High School Volleyball Facility. Mike Rozier Construction Co., Inc., filed the complaint on June 6 against the Oak Grove Athletic Booster Club, Inc., accusing the organization of breach of contract and unjust enrichment and asking to “recover the outstanding balance” that it says remains due. The complaint says th...More >>