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Author Archives: Liz Blankenship

Taste of the U celebrates 20th anniversary

The extras are often the first to go in a struggling economy but, it’s the extras which often make the biggest difference. Just ask Matt Gatlin, an intensive care nurse at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. “My home is in Hattiesburg, my family is there and my girls go to school there,” said Gatlin. “But, I wanted experience with ...

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Community reinvestment programs help homeowners hold on in hard times CAMDEN —  A summer night. A piece of torn screen flaps open trying to catch a breath of night air in northern Madison county. A cat silently slips into the house in hopes of evading the fleas and mosquitos outside. The next morning, 89-year old Clementeen Dawson awakens to as ...

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Q&A with BancorpSouth CEO Aubrey Patterson Part 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part interview. In this edition, BancorpSouth CEO Aubrey Patterson gives the Mississippi Business Journal his perspective regarding what happened when the housing bubble burst and the market collapsed.. Interview by Liz Blankenship MBJ Contributor This past year as a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, comprised of the country’s 100 largest financial ...

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