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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Small Business Resources

COVID-19 Business Resources are available through the Mississippi Small Business Adminstration (SBA). For more information and details go to www.mssbdc.org. View Article for links to the press release as well as the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) fact sheet, loan application and YouTube video with tips for completing.

 

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Monday, March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Statement from the Development Commission

The Harrison County Development Commission has taken the necessary steps to prepare our employees and support our customers in times of uncertainty. Our office already has the ability to perform all necessary tasks remotely and we can conduct Commission meetings remotely as well if needed.

 
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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Kick-off for the Harrison County, MS ACT Work Ready Initiative

Harrison County, MS will kick-off the ACT Work Ready Initiative on October 1, 2019 at the Knight Nonprofit Center (Regions Room), 8:00 a.m.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc. breaks ground in North Harrison County Industrial Complex

The Harrison County Development Commission and the Harrison County Board of Supervisors are pleased to announce groundbreaking for F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc. on the 12-acre site in the North Harrison County Industrial Complex for expanding its operations in Mississippi.

 

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

One Coast Awards 2019

Congratulations to John "Shorty" Sneed, a One Coast Awards 2019 Community Leader recipient. Shorty has been a member of the Board of Commissioners since 2007.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

JLB Contractors, LLC

Located in the Long Beach Industrial Park, JLB Contractors, LLC handles site preparation for both civil and commercial construction. Examples include dirt moving, roads, underground utilities, retention ponds, and parking lots.

Owners Johnathon Damiens and Kyle Cassagne purchased the well-established J. Levens Builders in 2016 and subsequently renamed it JLB Contractors, LLC.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

NCBC Gulfport Signs First Intergovernmental Support Agreement in Navy Region Southeast

Harrison County, MS—Officials from Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport and Harrison County, Miss., met at the Harrison County Courthouse Dec. 3, 2018, to sign an intergovernmental support agreement (IGSA), a first of its kind for a U.S. Navy installation and a local government in Navy Region Southeast.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Mississippi Coast Foreign Trade Zone an Economic Driver

The Harrison County Development Commission, administrator/grantee, for the Mississippi Coast Foreign Trade Zone (MCFTZ) announces the 2017 economic summary.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Land Shaper, Inc. expands in Bernard Bayou Industrial District

The Harrison County Development Commission announces the expansion of Land Shaper, Inc. in the Bernard Bayou Industrial District. “Robert Parker, President of Land Shaper, Inc. has purchased 13 acres in the park to accommodate his growing business,” said Bill Lavers, Executive Director of the Commission.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc. expands to North Harrison County Industrial Complex

The Harrison County Development Commission and the Harrison County Board of Supervisors are pleased to announce that F.L. Crane & Sons, Inc. has selected a 12-acre site in the North Harrison County Industrial Complex for expanding its operations in Mississippi.

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Harrison County Development Commission
12281 Intraplex Parkway
Gulfport, MS 39503
228.896.5020

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

President
Appointed by City of Long Beach
Jimmy Levens

Jimmy Levens

Vice President
JLB Construction, LLC
Appointed by Harrison County, District 3
Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke

Treasurer
Appointed by City of Pass Christian
J Carter

John Carter

Commissioner
Appointed by Office of the Governor
Warren Conway

Warren Conway

Conway Attorney at Law
Appointed by Harrison County, District 4
Rip Daniels

Rip Daniels

Appointed by Harrison County, District 1
Brian Gollott

Brian Gollott

Gollott & Sons Seafood, Inc.
Appointed by City of D’Iberville
M Leonard

Michael Leonard

City of Biloxi
Appointed by City of Biloxi
J Moody

James Moody

Commissioner
BXS Insurance
Appointed by Governor of Mississippi
Mark Schloegel

Mark Schloegel

Appointed by Harrison County, District 2
Windy Swetman

Windy Swetman

Commissioner
Swetman Security Service
Appointed by Harrison County, District 5

Billy Thornton

Commissioner
Appointed by City of Gulfport
B Laver NEW

Bill Lavers

Executive Director
Marcia A. Crawford

Marcia A. Crawford

Director, Marketing & Relocation / Director, Coastal Partnership
Lori Frazier

Lori Frazier

Director of Finance
B Hough NEW

Brandi Hough

Director, Business Development
M McGraw NEW

Michelle McGraw

Relationship Manager
J Gibson

Jason Gibson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Services
M Anderson

Boyd "Montana" Anderson

Utility Technician
Zach Grady

Zachary Grady

Utility Specialist
J Miller

Jeremy Miller

Utility Technician