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C Spire wins national award, cash prize for marketing analytics

RIDGELAND — C Spire has won a national award and a $50,000 cash prize for marketing analytics leadership from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The Ridgeland-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company was selected for the award by a seven-member panel of judges over two California-based finalists — business communications service provider Citrix and…

BANKING & FINANCE - Market Sector

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Fed: Mississippi, other states in Atlanta District expected to sustain modest economic growth

Expect to see more of the growth in economic activity that is occurring in Central and South Mississippi, says a new Federal Reserve Beige Book that periodically assesses the economic health of the Atlanta Fed district and the 11 other districts. The Beige Book, released Oct. 15, leads off with a note that the “modest…

MANUFACTURING/PRIVATE COMPANIES - Market Sector

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GreenTech holds grand opening of neighborhood electric vehicle plant

TUNICA — GreenTech Automotive (GTA), a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, yesterday celebrated the grand opening of its new production facility in Tunica. “We started GreenTech Automotive with the vision to make energy-efficient cars that are so inexpensive the average American could afford to buy them,” said Charles…

ENERGY - Market Sector

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MSU researchers looking at safe handling of radioactive materials

STARKVILLE — If released in significant quantities, radioactive materials pose a potential threat to people and the environment. Now, new research at Mississippi State University is helping the nuclear industry ensure that radioactive materials continue to be safely contained and that standards of safety are continuously improved. MSU’s Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) is…

HEALTH CARE - Market Sector

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NEW IN MADISON COUNTY — Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory to be introduced Friday

The Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory building on Watford Parkway Drive encompasses 60,000 square feet, of which half is already built out. This week, Madison County will take a giant step forward in the world of high-tech health care.   The Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory will be introduced Friday with visits from the governor and other…

GAMING/HOSPITALITY - Market Sector

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‘Little Boogaloo’ Eden Brent happy singing the blues

[gallery type="slideshow" columns="1" ids="95149,95150,95152,95151"] Photo by Julia Bailey / Special to the MBJ Greenville native Eden Brent has parlayed her degree from the University of North Texas and what she learned from the late bluesman Abie “Boogaloo” Ames into a globe-trotting career that has garnered numerous awards. Mississippi recording artist Eden Brent knew early on…

REAL ESTATE - Market Sector

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NEW IN MADISON COUNTY — Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory to be introduced Friday

The Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory building on Watford Parkway Drive encompasses 60,000 square feet, of which half is already built out. This week, Madison County will take a giant step forward in the world of high-tech health care.   The Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory will be introduced Friday with visits from the governor and other…

EDUCATION - Market Sector

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MSU researchers looking at safe handling of radioactive materials

STARKVILLE — If released in significant quantities, radioactive materials pose a potential threat to people and the environment. Now, new research at Mississippi State University is helping the nuclear industry ensure that radioactive materials continue to be safely contained and that standards of safety are continuously improved. MSU’s Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) is…

AGRICULTURE - Market Sector

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Turner Grain’s transition will help consolidate lawsuits alleging breach of contract

A group of Mississippi Delta farmers will be joining their counterparts in Arkansas and Louisiana in seeking to recoup millions of dollars Turner Grain Merchandising owes them once the Brinkley, Arkansas, commodities broker follows through with a planned Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Greenville lawyer Scott Phillips, who represents Leland farmer Harper Ross and five other Delta farmers…

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