Over in Hancock County, the City of Diamondhead is working towards new recreational and business opportunities for their residents.
Multiple projects planned for the City of Diamondhead
Program.- - over in hancock county, the cit- of diamondhead is working - towards new recreational and- business opportunities- for their residents.- news 25's grant chighizola has- more on what projects city- residents will soon see around- town.
- - 2021 has been a busy time for - the - city leaders of diamondhead as- they continue to focus on - improving the quality of life - for residents.- standup - "one of the biggest projects on the agenda is the construction- of a new- dog park on this land, which- will have room for dogs, both - - - - big and small."
Under the direction of a steering - committee, the- dog park will be located on two- acres of land off diamondhead - drive north and feature turfed- areas and a splash pad for- pups to cool off- sot-nancy depreo: mayor - "we're also going to add a little fishing pier area to - access to the pond, a memory- walk- for your pets that you have - lost, you can buy a brick and - have their name put on it."
Mayor nancy depreo says job - creation is on the agenda for - - - the city as well.
- a new medical center is also in- the works, which would bring up- to 65 jobs to the area, bringin- pharmaceutical and medical- treatment options to citizens.- sot-nancy depreo- - - "this has not been offered in the city of diamondhead, and is- well needed in- hancock county collectively.- this will help many residents."
And community members say the - buzz of activity and new events- scheduled for this spring have- created excitement- around the city.- sot-wendy holness.- "these types of activities just basically i think help to - represent who our - community is."
Sot- nancy depreo - "we are moving.
We're moving at a fast pace.
We are ready, we'r- open for- businesses.
Things are changing- for diamondhead."
Mayor depreo anticipates- construction of the dog park- will begin by the end of the- year.
- in diamondhead, grant - chighizola,