Waterton Breaks Ground

On May 1st the City of Flowood broke ground for the Waterton development, opening the next chapter in the growth of the City. Southern Lifestyle Development Partner Robert Daigle joined Governor Phil Bryant and Mayor Gary Rhoads at the event...

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172d Airlift Wing Celebrates 65 Years

The 172d Airlift Wing will be celebrating 65 years of service in June of 2018. It’s first roll call was in 1953 as the 183d Tactical Reconnaissance Group, with thirteen officers and seventy three airman at Hawkins Field. Today the 172d Airlift Wing has grown to more than fourteen hundred airman to include it’s Geographically Separated Units. 

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Waterton

Community Bank recently announced plans to construct a new headquarters in Flowood, as the centerpiece of a larger mixed-use “live, work and play community”. Dubbed “WATERTON”, the development will fulfill the City’s vision of a central downtown in the same location as the “town center” envisioned over a decade ago.

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The Filling Station Restaurant

The oldest building in Flowood has a new lease on life. The old Dubois grocery store has been reborn as “The Filling Station”, and is fast becoming one of the City’s favorite lunch and dinner dining destinations. 

 

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Annual Conversation With Mayor Gary Rhoads

Every year Mayor Gary Rhoads takes time to visit with The Compass to review the past year, and take a look forward. We are pleased to give you his latest “State of the City” report for 2016-2017.

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Mississippi Gun Laws Clarified

As Americans, our Second Amendment protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. States have the authority to regulate how, and where, via state-issued permit, those arms are carried. There are over forty states in the United States that allow some form of “open carry” for firearms.

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