Biloxi Council voted 6-0 today to approve plans for Walmart to build a SuperCenter on C.T. Switzer Road in Biloxi.
Councilman Bill Stallworth was absent.
Councilman George Lawrence said after the vote, "That is passed. Turn the dirt tomorrow."
However, a few more things still have to taken care of, including the council having to approve a plan to cut down trees on the property. Walmart hired its own landscape team to try to salvage as many trees as possible.
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Also new road is planned that will run on the west side of the property from U.S. 90 to C.T. Switzer.
Read more about this story in Wednesday's Sun Herald.