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Southern Heart Center pioneers outpatient PET/CT

HATTIESBURG — According to Southern Heart Center, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, it is the first facility in the state to provide patients with access to a cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computerized Tomography (CT) scan in an outpatient clinic setting. The group has been using the technology for diagnostic purposes since November and has performed the 30-minute cardiac ...

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MDEQ reminds homeowners of Lead-based Paint Program

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is advising homeowners to ensure that their renovators and painters are certified by the agency’s Lead-based Paint Program. This caution applies only to homes built before 1978, and if the renovation work disturbs old paint that contains lead. Mississippi’s Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program received authorization in April 2010 ...

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Firm brokers sale of apartments for $10.1M

JACKSON — Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has brokered the sale of Parham Pointe, a 393-unit 341,430-square-foot bank-owned multi-family property in Jackson. The sales price of $10.1 million represents $25,700 per unit and $30 per square foot. Scott Harris, a senior vice president, investments, in the firm’s Oak Brook office, and Bradley Barham and Brent Yurtkuran, senior associates ...

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Singing River asking county for loan for healthcare mandates

PASCAGOULA — Singing River Health System officials say they need a $37.5-million loan, with most of the money needed to meet President Barack Obama’s impending health care mandates. The Mississippi Press reports hospital representatives asked Jackson County supervisors yesterday for a bond issuance. The largest portion of the money — $22 million — would be used on electronic medical records, ...

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SBA economic injury loan deadline nearing

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in parts of Mississippi of the May 2 deadline to apply for economic injury disaster loan assistance. The loans are available due to flooding that occurred from May 1 through June 30, 2010. Under this declaration, SBA Economic ...

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Southern Thunder wins another national award

SOUTHAVEN — Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson was awarded Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s prestigious Platinum Bar & Shield Circle of Distinction Award for the 2010 calendar year. This award is given to the top six Harley-Davidson dealers in the United States. Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson earned the award based on its motorcycle and related product sales performance, exceptional customer service and satisfaction and a ...

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Allstate asking for increase in homeowner insurance rates

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says Allstate Property and Casualty Co. will increase homeowner insurance rates 19.4 percent in Mississippi. Chaney told The Sun Herald newspaper that Allstate was threatening to drop 18,000 policyholders unless he allowed a rate hike of at least 44 percent. He said he “worked diligently to negotiate the requested rate down to ...

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Parkway on verge of huge growth spurt with Eola acquisition

JACKSON — Parkway Properties is about to nearly double in size and acquire a half-dozen new office buildings in Philadelphia and throughout the South, company executives said yesterday in announcing a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned Eola Capital, LLC. In the move, chairman Leland Speed will cede the executive chairmanship to James “Jim” Heistand, Eola’s current chairman. Speed, who ...

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