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Senate passes bill to consolidate Delta county schools

SUNFLOWER COUNTY — Legislation to consolidate administrations of three Sunflower County school districts passed the Mississippi Senate yesterday. The measure is the first item from Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ legislative agenda to be considered by the Senate. Senate Bill 2330 combines the administrations of Drew, Sunflower and Indianola school districts, which are currently under conservatorship […] [...]

OMNOVA to end manufacturing operations in Columbus

COLUMBUS — OMNOVA Solutions of Fairlawn, Ohio, has sold certain assets of its North American commercial wallcovering business to J. Josephson Inc., a private commercial wallcovering producer based in New Jersey. The sale includes printing cylinders, certain equipment, trademarks, contracts and other assets associated with OMNOVA’s domestically-produced commercial wallcovering brands. The sale excludes OMNOVA’s Columbus […] [...]

Instead of consolidating, Furniture Transport closing

PONTOTOC — Furniture Transport Group is shutting down operations in Pontotoc. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security says it has received notice that FTG is closing Nov. 30. According to the notice, 56 employees will be affected by the move. The High Point, N.C.-based company is a transporter of home furnishings. Just a few weeks […] [...]

First M&F closing offices, cutting 11 percent of staff

KOSCIUSKO — First M&F Corporation’s subsidiary, Merchants and Farmers Bank, has launched Project McKinley, a comprehensive strategic performance initiative including a branch consolidation plan that will result in the reduction or sale of six branches. The move comes as M&F seeks to improve efficiencies in preparation for navigating through current uncertain economic times and future […] [...]

Triton bringing ATMGurus line back to Coast

by Published: August 30,2011

Tags: ATMs, consolidation, manufacturing

LONG BEACH — ATM manufacturer Triton Systems is consolidating its ATMGurus operations, now located in Bartlett, Tenn., into its Long Beach manufacturing and headquarters location. The project represents a company investment of more than $200,000 and will create at least 30 new jobs. Triton has been based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1979 and […] [...]

Cochran backing bill to consolidate Energy, EPA

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is supporting legislation that would consolidate the Environmental Protection Agency with the Department of Energy in order to eliminate duplicative functions and streamline federal environmental and energy functions. Cochran is an original cosponsor of the Consolidation of Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency Act of 2011 (S.892), which […] [...]

BancorpSouth consolidating, to close 23 bank branches

TUPELO — BancorpSouth Inc. has launched a branch optimization plan, which includes the planned closing or consolidation, upon final regulatory approval, of 23 bank branches located in six states of BancorpSouth’s eight-state footprint. The branches are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The planned closings and consolidations are a result of a […] [...]

Consultants recommend school district mergers

by Published: April 20,2010

Tags: consolidation, education, school districts, schools

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Consultants said yesterday that 18 Mississippi school districts could improve by merging with higher-performing districts, generally their neighbors. The 18 have small enrollments, most with fewer than 2,000 pupils. Many are in low-income areas and have higher than average per-pupil administrative costs. Several are in northern Mississippi and the cash-strapped Delta, and […] [...]

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