S&L Office Supply Expanding
S&L Office Supply, the only dedicated office supply company in Hancock County, is expanding exponentially in the coming months.
Later this year, the business will be moving from its present location 129 Hwy 90 in Waveland to 1201 Hwy 90, across from the Bay St. Louis post office.
The large building at 1201 was formerly home to the “Shieldsboro Bazaar,” an indoor flea market. Currently, it’s being renovated and remodeled. Bay St. Louis architect Ed Wikoff worked with S&L owner Chris Cochran to redesign the building’s interior, and work is underway for a complete makeover.
Council Meetings On Facebook!
Now you don’t even have to leave home to attend City Council Meetings in Bay St. Louis.
The city’s Facebook Page now streams meetings in real time as they’re occurring. Better yet, the videos stay on the page, so if you can't "make a meeting," you can check them out later.
MS Book Fest Features Coast Writers
The 2nd annual Mississippi Book Festival in Jackson on August 20th will feature 200+ authors, including five prominent coast writers/artists who will be participating in panel discussions. We've got the scoop on who, what and where, along with festival details!
- story by Ellis Anderson
Five coast residents are featured on the schedule for the 2nd annual Mississippi Book Festival taking place in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, August 20th.
The inaugural fest made a regional splash last year (read Shoofly book columnist Carole McKellar’s story about the 2015 event). More than 3,700 people attended the first event held on the lawn of the State Capitol and 100+ authors were present, including John Grisham.
Old Town Beachfront Condos
Two new condo projects are in the works for Bay St. Louis, which will add a total of 27 residential units to the Old Town beachfront. Lisa Monti, reporting for the Mississippi Business Journal, interviews one of the developers, Chet LeBlanc.
On August 8th, the Bay St. Louis Historic Preservation Commission gave conceptual approval to a new "condo-tel" project proposed for the corner of Beach Blvd. and Court Street. Preliminary plans for the "Pelic-Inn" show a three-story structure with parking on the ground level and 18 condo units on the two upper floors.
Also this week, Mississippi Business Journal published "Condos Coming to the Bay" by veteran business writer and blogger Lisa Monti, including an interview with one of the developers, Chet LeBlac. An excerpt and link to the full article are below: