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Frontier Airlines will start Jackson service

Discount carrier Frontier Airlines will offer service to Denver and Orlando from Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport starting in October. The Denver-based airline is offering an introductory, one-way, nonstop ticket until midnight Tuesday for as low as $35 for travel from Oct. 13 through Nov. 14, according to a release from the company. There still may be additional baggage fees ...

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Employees honored for service at Mississippi State Hospital

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with June anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Service awards are given to MSH employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends ...

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Delta Industries updates company branding with new logo

Delta Industries, a Jackson-based ready-mix concrete and construction materials supplier, has unveiled a new company logo as part of its ongoing update to its look and services. Delta has served the region since 1945, when it began serving the area’s concrete needs using World War II Army surplus trucks. Following decades of growth, Delta Industries now serves four states (Mississippi, ...

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Taylor to lead Neel-Schaffer Alabama operations

Lance Taylor, PE, has Neel-Schaffer and will manage the firm’s Alabama operations. Taylor joins Neel-Schaffer after recently retiring from the Alabama Department of Transportation. He spent nearly 26 years with ALDOT, serving in various capacities, including Assistant Region Engineer for Pre-Construction for the East Central Region. In that role his duties included plan development, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation, railroad coordination, ...

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Ocean Springs named one of Budget Travel’s “10 Coolest Small Towns in America”

Budget Travel announced the “10 Coolest Small Towns in America 2018,” and Ocean Springs is one of them. “Coolest Small Towns in America” is in its thirteenth year of honoring American towns (population under 20,000) that offer travelers an unparalleled mix of culture, community spirit, natural beauty, and great food. “Ocean Springs plays an extremely important role in tourism on ...

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Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. names Josh Moore VP of Operations

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has named Josh Moore vice president of operations. Moore will have responsibility for all of Cal-Maine Foods’ production and processing facilities located in Ohio and Kentucky. He will assume the position previously held by Marc Ashby, who will become the new director of special projects for the company. Moore will be located in Rossburg, Ohio, and will ...

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Trustmark recognized by J.D. Power

Trustmark has been recognized for the highest customer satisfaction score in the South Central Region by the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study. J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services, as well as data and analytics. “Trustmark is honored to receive this distinguished recognition from our customers across the South Central Region,” stated Trustmark ...

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Walker Joins Peoples Bank as loan officer in Mendenhall

Peoples Bank announced Marney J. Walker has joined the bank and will serve as a Loan Officer in Mendenhall at the Jackson Avenue office. Walker is a 1999 graduate of Simpson County Academy and earned an Associate of Arts degree from Copiah-Lincoln Community College. He continued his education to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern ...

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