Archive for November 9th, 2012

Smith opening office

Smith Seckman Reid Inc., a Nashville-based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Edwin “Sharpie” Smith, PE, to open the firm’s newest office in Jackson. Smith joins SSR after 21 years with the Mississippi Department of Transportation. While at MDOT, Smith developed a comprehensive statewide Local Public Agency (LPA) Program. He also developed the […] [...]

November 9, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: Gulf Coast, Ingalls ship building, jobs report, recession

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Competition for DOR lease carries big build-out costs, quick prep mandate

The building owner who wins the upcoming competition to lease 175,000 square feet to the Mississippi Department of Revenue must be willing to spend tens of millions of dollars to ready the building. And the owner must also be willing to move quickly to have the building ready for the DOR to move into by […] [...]

Deer season predictions strong

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: bow hunting, deer hunting, hunting, oudoors, wildlife

All indications point to the 2012-13 white-tailed deer hunting season in Mississippi to be one of the best on record. Of course, the bow hunters have been in the woods since the first of October and some reports are already coming in of hunters observing lots of deer and taking a few decent bucks. Hunters […] [...]

Read November 9 issue of MBJ

DESTINATION SHOPPING Whole Foods breaks ground in Jackon— by Clay Chandler ENERGY Turbine project being eyed for Natchez— by Clay Chandler FUNDRAISING Mississippi River Marathon hopes to raise awareness— by Clay Chandler EMPLOYMENT Outlook report looks at Magnolia State  — by Ted Carter GOVERNMENT Competition for DOR lease continues — by Ted Carter AGRICULTURE Farmers markets embrace food stamp […] [...]

Leila Salisbury does things by the book

The last four years have been trying times for leaders. When the bottom fell out of the economy in 2008, business leaders had to make tough decisions about how to adjust to the market downsizing without hindering their ability for long term growth. Not only have leaders had to deal with the difficult economic landscape, […] [...]

Millsaps welcomes Hutchison

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: Hendrix College, Michael Hutchison, Millsaps College

Michael V. Hutchison is the new vice president of institutional advancement at Millsaps College. For the last five years, Hutchison has worked as associate vice president for development at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. During his career, he has worked at all levels of development. Prior to Hendrix, he served as director of major and […] [...]

Moore joins clinic

Hattiesburg Clinic recently welcomed Dorothy D. “Dot” Moore, FNP, to Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Moore received her bachelor of science in nursing from University Medical Center School of Nursing in Jackson and her master of science in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and a registered nurse. […] [...]

Turbine project being eyed for Natchez

A Boston company is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to grant it a permit to study the feasibility of placing electricity-generating turbines in the St. Catherine Bend of the Mississippi River near Natchez. St. Catherine is part of a grouping of hydro-kinetic projects that Free Flow Power has been developing along the Mississippi River […] [...]

MMSA chooses leaders

Ellen Russell of Pontotoc and Mickey Howley of Water Valley have been elected by fellow Main Street managers and members to the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) board of directors. Russell has been elected to serve for the first time and replaces Lise Foy of Canton. Howley has been re-elected to serve another term on […] [...]

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