Posts Tagged ‘Brandon’

Brandon native Jonathan Randolph to play in Sanderson Farms golf tournament

University of Mississippi graduate and Brandon native Jonathan Randolph, a graduate of the 2014 Web.com Tour has joined the field for the PGA Sanderson Farms Championship scheduled Nov. 6-9 at the Country Club of Jackson. Randolph, a 2011 Ole Miss grad, earned his PGA TOUR card this year with an 18th Place Finish on the […] [...]

City looking at cutting services, workers due to overpaid taxes

BRANDON — Mayor Butch Lee says the city of Brandon may have to cut services and have layoffs in part from having to repay the state for sales taxes it overpaid the city. The state Department of Revenue says Brandon was overpaid about $1.5 million in sales taxes from 2010 to 2012, money collected from […] [...]

Brandon biometrics firm merges fingerprinting and smartphones

BRANDON- Fingerprints probably haven’t changed much over the years but the technology that collects and stores them sure has. Long gone are the days when “getting printed” meant rolling fingers through messy ink onto cards and watching as the prints are carefully dried and filed away in a large binder or metal drawer. Today, childcare […] [...]

The little publishing house that could

“We are in a world that is changing at a faster pace,” says Gwen McKee, editor-in-chief of the small Brandon publishing company Quail Ridge Press. Publishing in America has changed in the last quarter century with the rise of the Internet and e-readers, the decline of local bookstores and ebb of even larger retailers like […] [...]

Mississippi House asks charter-school talks with Senate

JACKSON — Mississippi House leaders are seeking changes in a proposed charter school bill, but Senate leaders appear unlikely to agree to measures that might win over House opponents. House Bill 1152, which was amended by the Senate to create an alternative system of public schools in Mississippi, had been stalled by opposition in the […] [...]

Keeping our eye on: Russell Marsalis

Age:  29 Hometown: Brandon Education: BS in health education and coaching, University of Southern Mississippi Current Position: Head coach, boys basketball, Velma Jackson High School After seven years teaching and coaching in Mississippi’s public schools, Learned native Russell Marsalis has locked down what he likes best about his job. “Seeing kids mature and become productive […] [...]

Sanders made supervisor at TEC

by Published: August 8,2010

Tags: Brandon, Sharon Sanders, TEC

TEC is pleased to announce the promotion of Sharon Sanders as billing analyst supervisor in the corporate office in Jackson.  In this role, Sanders will supervise operations and maintenance of the billing system. Sanders has been with TEC for over four years where she has served in the Billing Operations Division.  With 13 years experience, […] [...]

Madison approves smoking ban

MADISON — Madison has adopted a smoke-free-air ordinance, switching from a voluntary ban on tobacco that all city businesses followed. The change passed unanimously on Tuesday. Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler is expected to sign the ordinance Wednesday or Thursday. The law will go into effect 30 days after she signs it. Butler tells The Clarion-Ledger […] [...]

Anderson book now on shelves

by Published: December 14,2009

Tags: Brandon, Mississippi College, Nancy Anderson, Quail Ridge Press

Nancy Anderson, a Mississippi College business professor and small-business owner, has written a new book, providing sound money management advice to folks facing their fears as the nation’s recession stretches into 2010. Retailing for $14.95 and arriving in stores just in time for Christmas, her book – “Tough Talk for Tough Times: Real Conversations for […] [...]

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