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MDEQ lowers fine on county for silt, other violations

by Published: February 24,2015

Tags: Business, lake, Madison County, Mississippi, NEWS, Rudy Warnock

CANTON — State regulators have lowered to $6,500 a fine levied against Madison County officials for violations at the Sulphur Springs Park project. The Madison County Journal reports that the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality notified the county in January about problems at the site north of Canton and that a $20,000 fine was in […] [...]

Madison County tax assessor not running again

by Published: February 24,2015

Tags: Business, Gerald Barber, Madison, Mississippi, NEWS

CANTON — Madison County Tax Assessor Gerald Barber says he will not seek a fifth term. Barber has served as tax assessor for 28 years. His term ends in January. Barber made the announcement Friday in a news release. Barber says he’s met the goals and objectives he set out to accomplish. Barber says when […] [...]

Mississippi auto parts workers in union drive plan protest

JACKSON — Workers at an automotive seat factory in Mississippi are protesting what they say are low wages and poor working conditions as they attempt to unionize in what could become a new front for the United Auto Workers in the state. A group of workers and supporters at the Faurecia (FOR’-see-uh) SA seating plant […] [...]

Gunn to seek phaseout of personal income tax

JACKSON — In a game of escalating tax-cut proposals, House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, will propose the biggest so far: a $1.7 billion phaseout of Mississippi’s state personal income tax over more than a decade, a top legislator said late Monday. » RELATED — Gunn backs $1.38B plan to phase out personal income tax House Ways […] [...]

Sheila Dossett lands UM alumni post

Sheila Dossett has been appointed interim executive director of alumni affairs at the University of Mississippi, effective March 2. Tim Walsh, who has been executive director since 2008, retires March 1. Dossett is senior associate director of alumni affairs and director of alumni activities for the schools of Applied Sciences and Education. A member of […] [...]

Ole Miss adds 10 to Hall of Fame

Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school’s 2014-15 Hall of Fame, one of the university’s highest honors. The Hall of Fame inductees were honored Jan. 30  at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Recipients are chosen by a committee, with selections based on a student’s academic achievement, community […] [...]

Anderson, Banks honored at Magnolia Bar Foundation’s Mid-Winter Gala

At its Mid-Winter Gala, the Magnolia Bar Foundation honored Phelps Dunbar partners Judges Reuben V. Anderson and Fred L. Banks, Jr. with the “Legacy of Leadership Award.” This award is presented to a member of the Magnolia Bar Association who is over the age of 50 years and has made invaluable contributions not only to […] [...]

Tiffany Talton named director

by Published: February 23,2015

Tags: Keesler Federal Credit Union, Tiffany Talton

Tiffany Talton has been named director of Project Management for Keesler Federal Credit Union. She began with Keesler Federal Credit Union as a financial service representative in 2002.  She transferred into the Human Resources Department as a staff development specialist.  And in 2013 she accepted the position as project specialist before being promoted to director […] [...]

Hosemann runs for 3rd term as Mississippi secretary of state

JACKSON — Republican Delbert Hosemann of Jackson says he’s running for a third term as Mississippi secretary of state. The 67-year-old Hosemann filed qualifying papers Monday at the state Republican Party headquarters. He’s the first person to enter the race for secretary of state. Candidates’ qualifying deadline is Friday, and it’s not clear whether Democrats […] [...]

Dr. Jerry Ballard to lead division

Dr. Jerry Ballard of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center  in Vicksburg has been selected to lead the Computational Science and Engineering Division in ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory.  Ballard’s selection was announced Jan. 8 by ITL Director Dr. Reed Mosher. Since 2009, Ballard has been the associate technical director for military engineering, force […] [...]

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