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DeSoto road closed because of dam breach (MS)

Because the lake is on private property and the problem doesn’t pose an immediate threat to life or property, the county does not have legal authority to make repairs. Caldwell said the homeowners association has gotten estimates, and they think

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Tara (MS) homeowners seek help from county over dam issue

David Robakiewicz, president of the Tara Homeowner’s Association, came before the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors Monday to inform them the threat level of the dam in the subdivision had been raised by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality from

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How Safe Are Mississippi Dams?

We’ve seen dams fail recently in South Carolina and we’ve seen it here in Mississippi over the years. When a dam breaks, the damage can be extraordinary. The reason for breaks vary, but one thing is constant — every state,

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Diamondhead (MS) residents see opposition to proposed POA changes

Diamondhead has been through several changes in the past few years. One of the biggest was the community’s incorporation. Now, some residents are saying that the city’s Property Owners Association needs some changes as well.  Several residents are hoping their

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Jackson Co. (MS) works to solve water woes for Colonial Estates

A more than four decade old problem with the water supply running through Colonial Estates in Jackson County could soon be coming to an end. Last year, an anticipated grant was supposed to go toward fixing the water and sewer

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Former Diamondhead POA president convicted of simple assault (MS)

Hancock County sheriff’s deputies arrested Kyger, 66, after an incident at a POA meeting in May. The victim filed a complaint with the Diamondhead Police Department on May 22, resulting in the arrest.  In the complaint, the victim said she

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Shadowood (MS) cited for painting without permit

Controversy surrounding the painting of a gazebo at the entrance of Shadowood with a brighter shade of white has erupted after, it turns out, the homeowner association failed to get permission from the city.    Read more…….

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Resident wants Diamondhead POA to lower dues (MS)

A Diamondhead resident is calling on the Property Owner’s Association to lower its dues. Virginia Simons, says since Diamondhead incorporated in 2012 the city government has taken over many of the services that the POA once paid for, but POA

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Homeowners asked to rat on renters (MS)

Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber is continuing his fight on homestead exemption fraud, and is asking homeowner’s associations for help.  Paul Tankersley, who serves as President of the Northbay Homeowner’s Association and Vice Chairman of the Madison Organization of

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Supervisor Stokes: ‘If he was white you wouldn’t be doing it’

Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes has never shied away from controversial statements and opinions, but his comments at Monday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting are striking some as especially inflammatory.   Read more……….

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Condo Support Group Has Other Citizens Concerned (MS)

“This group, Long Beach Citizens For Smart Growth, founded by the developer for the developer for his project, is not the voice of the true citizens. And I came here tonight to make that clear to everyone,” said Burton.   Burton

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Federal judge tosses out ACLU suit against Diamondhead (MS) over political signs

The American Civil Liberties Union said although it disagrees with a federal judge who tossed out its suit against the Diamondhead Property Owners Association ban on political signs, it says the system worked.  Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr.

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Flooding aggravates residents

While Johnson was quick to say the Flood of 9/11 is a historic flood that doesn’t occur “all the time,” residents say they have been waiting for the city to fix drainage issues for years.  “We’ve been waiting a very

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Laurel construction company sued over damaged Lake Serene dam (MS)

The Lake Serene Homeowners Association filed suit against Bush construction company of Laurel, blaming the company and its agents for damaging the dam that separates two of the five neighboring lakes   Read more………

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Incumbents ousted in Diamondhead POA election (MS)

A “New Diamondhead” has dawned, according to the Property Owner’s Association marquee and its eight new board members.     Read more……..

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Diamondhead POA (MS) president arrested on simple assault charge

Hancock County deputies arrested Diamondhead Property Owners Association President Elton Marshall Kyger, 66, Wednesday on a charge of simple assault. Chief Deputy Don Bass said the arrest stems from an incident at a May 21 POA meeting where Kyger allegedly threatened

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Diamondhead POA (MS) considers opening amenities to casino resort

A plan proposed by the Diamondhead Property Owners Association is getting the cold shoulder from some Diamondhead residents. At issue is the POA plan to allow a proposed casino development access to the community’s amenities for its customers.    Read

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Resident wants Diamondhead POA (MS) to lower dues

A Diamondhead resident is calling on the Property Owner’s Association to lower its dues. Virginia Simons, says since Diamondhead incorporated in 2012 the city government has taken over many of the services that the POA once paid for, but POA

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Cleanup begins after violent storm knocks down two condo walls (MS)

Strong winds from Monday’s severe weather caused some damage to a condominium complex in Gautier. Two walls at the Riverbend Condominiums came crashing down around 8 p.m.    Read more………

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Riverwood (MS) home in zoning dispute ‘a dream fulfilled’ for disabled resident Jeremy Dickerson

When 34-year-old Jeremy Dickerson moved into his River Pine Drive home earlier this month, it was “a lifetime dream fulfilled,” according to his family.     Read more………

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Moss Point (MS) zoning fight brewing over ‘group home’ for disabled in Riverwood subdivision

Riverwood subdivision homeowners will go before Moss Point aldermen next week to ask for help in shutting down a group home that caters to those with developmental disabilities.     Read more……..

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MCEDA board member says he’s not behind robo-call critical of Steen

The president of the Dinsmor subdivision homeowners association in Madison County isn’t responsible for a robo-call made last week by a man purporting to be him, officials say.    Read more……..

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Lost Rabbit (MS) may cost taxpayers

An agreement appears to have been reached between Madison County and Allstate over Lost Rabbit’s troubled $18 million Public Improvement District (PID), but officials aren’t saying if the settlement involves taxpayer monies.    Read more………

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Madison County (MS) Homeowner Told To Remove Christmas Display

Shortly after they put up the large banner over their garage door at their Ridgeland home this weekend, Goetz says they got a letter from the Montrachet homeowners association demanding they remove the display because it violates one of the

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Lake Serene (MS) dam fix could cost $1M

The fix will not be cheap. Walker said to return the structure to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality) standards, the homeowners association could be looking at a $1 million price tag. “We’re hoping that won’t be the case, but it

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Homeowners ask court for rehearing on rental ban (MS)

Northbay homeowners are asking the Mississippi Court of Appeals for a rehearing over their long-standing rental ban that was reversed by the judicial body in September.    Read more……

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Northbay subdivision appeals rental ruling

Leaders of a Madison County subdivision hope to overturn a ruling last week by the state Court of Appeals, which reversed a long-standing rental ban.     Read more…….

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