Breakfast with the Mayor in Pass Christian

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Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott addressed a full house at the Pass Christian Yacht Club this morning, saying the city is on the right path.

Mayor McDermott says the city has seen a lot of growth in the past few years when it comes to new businesses opening their doors; he boasted things like the Hotel Pass Christian and Hotel Whiskey.

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McDermott also said there has been an uptick in the amount of houses being built in Pass Christian recently, something he says is a positive and a negative. “They are building houses down here, but these are the large houses and they are people from all over the United States. They are wonderful because they pay a lot of taxes and they are very affluent people. They’re building those and the only drawback is we are such a small town and everyone wants to be on the water. The other ones that they are building in between are like $400,000 and young people in this town are getting slimmer and slimmer.”