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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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Community Bank welcomes Shane’ E. Dubois

Shane’ E. Dubois Shane’ E. Dubois has joined Community Bank in the Flowood office as a vice president. Dubois was previously employed at another local bank as a vice president and branch manager with over 19 years of experience. Dubois, a Jackson native, resides in Rankin County with her husband, Flowood native Dan Dubois, and…

MANUFACTURING/PRIVATE COMPANIES - Market Sector

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Peavey’s wellness program honored after workers drop 1,000 pounds

Mary Peavey MERIDIAN — HR Professionals Magazine has named Meridian-based Peavey Electronics a “Mississippi Corporate Role Model” for the company’s health program. Implemented in 2013, Peavey Wellness is an employee wellness program led by Peavey Corporate Health Director Karin Roberts. The initiative has yielded positive results, as the company as a whole has lost a…

ENERGY - Market Sector

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PSC sticks to order allowing domestic violence victims to delay utility deposits

Brandon Presley JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission won’t reconsider its order to let victims of domestic violence delay paying utility deposits for 60 days, setting up a possible legal showdown over the regulator’s authority over rural water association and electrical cooperatives. The commission voted 3-0 yesterday to deny a request from rural water…

HEALTH CARE - Market Sector

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NRC names Memorial Hospital among best in nation — again

GULFPORT — For the eighth consecutive year, National Research Corporation (NRC) has recognized Memorial Hospital at Gulfport among the nation’s top hospitals as a 2014/15 Consumer Choice Award winner. NRC has honored hospitals whose healthcare consumers have rated as having the best quality and image nationally. Memorial was selected as having the highest quality, best…

GAMING/HOSPITALITY - Market Sector

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There’s an app for Sanderson Farms PGA tournament

The Sanderson Farms Championship has released a mobile application, which gives spectators, volunteers and media full access to tournament information on their smart phones. The Sanderson Farms Championship application is available for free download in the Apple Store and Google Play. The 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship is Nov. 3 – 9, at The Country Club…

REAL ESTATE - Market Sector

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Realtors chooses Nita Wingard

Nita Wingard Central Mississippi Realtors has selected Nita Wingard as its first director of communications and public relations. Wingard began her career in marketing and community support at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Institute for Disability Studies.  She has previously worked in various capacities of non-profit organizations over the past seven years including roles such…

EDUCATION - Market Sector

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Community college test shows student satisfaction increasing

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was rated above the national norms on eight student satisfaction scales on the Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI). The test, conducted by MGCCC’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, showed that 78.9 percent of students were very satisfied, satisfied or somewhat satisfied with their experience at MGCCC, a…

AGRICULTURE - Market Sector

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October storm has little impact on state’s agriculture industry

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The major storm that passed through the state Oct. 13 brought a lot of wind and rain but caused little damage to the state’s row crops, because most of them were already harvested. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture figures released Oct. 12, harvest was 87 percent complete for rice, 74 percent…

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