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Read September 24 issue of MBJ

>> EASTOVER 2.0 New retail development on track for 2014 opening— by Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >>BANKING Mississippi still atop the list of state’s with most unbanked households by Ted Carter >> ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Golden Triangle economic development model could be copied across state— by Clay Chandler >> AGRICULTURE Isaac’s toll on […] [...]

Harlow’s Casino halfway through expansion project

GREENVILLE — Harlow’s Casino Resort & Hotel is halfway through a $16 million renovation and construction project stemming from damages from last year’s Mississippi River flood. Reggie Fullwood, senior vice president and general manager, says that one major change will be a multi-purpose event center to replace the previous entertainment venue. Fullwood says the casino […] [...]

Greenville & Washington County mean business in outdoor promotion

by Published: August 12,2012

Tags: Greenville, hunting & fishing, outdoors, Washington County

Any astute economist at the local and state level realizes the value of the revenue generated by outdoors recreation. Hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, water sports, canoeing, birding, nature photography, eco-tourism, ag-tourism and all the other related outdoors recreation is a huge money producer for the State of Mississippi. I have heard this value calculated at […] [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Brent Christensen named new head of the Mississippi Development Authority

JACKSON — Brent Christensen has been named the new head of the Mississippi Development Authority. Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement during a press conference at the Marriot Hotel in downtown Jackson. Christensen, who has been the CEO of the Gainesville (Fla.) Area Chamber of Commerce the last 10 years, replaces interim director Jim Barksdale, the […] [...]

Karlson in charge of eco-dev in Greenville, Washington Co.

Greenville and Washington County have a new economic development leader, but he isn’t new to the area. Cary Karlson has spent his whole life there and knows the county and its people well. He became executive director of the Delta Economic Development Center in February after serving in that position on an interim basis. One […] [...]

Ag researcher sees good times ahead for farmers

He has the same name as a famous comedian and even though he’s serious about the work he does, Mississippi’s Steve Martin can be humorous too. He serves as the head of the Delta Research & Extension Center and extension professor at the Mississippi State University facility in Stoneville. His areas of research include production […] [...]

Corps takes stock of needed flood-protection repairs

The Army Corps of Engineers says it will begin notifying communities along the Mississippi River this month whether damage from last year’s historic flood poses a further threat should the river reach flood levels again this year. The corps has been doing assessments in recent months of damages to levees, structures and navigation channels, said […] [...]

Former bank president Chuck Jordan hits the ground running as new Greenville mayor

In an election year when politics dominated headlines, perhaps Chuck Jordan’s sweeping victory in the Greenville mayoral race topped them all. In a surprising landslide victory, banker-turned-politician Jordan took more than 64 percent of the vote to become Greenville’s next mayor. Not only was this his first political campaign, Jordan, a white, took 40 percent […] [...]

DRMC announces chief of staff

Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is pleased to announce Robert L. Curry, M.D., Urologist, as its new Chief of Staff.  As Chief of Staff, Curry will serve as Chief Medical Officer, as well as on the Board of Trustees at DRMC. Stansel Harvey, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer at DRMC says, “Dr. Hayek did a remarkable […] [...]

DRMC promotes Couvion

by Published: December 11,2011

Tags: Delta Regional Medical Center, Donna Couvion, Greenville, health

Donna N. Couvion, RN, BSN, is the new clinical director of the Intensive Care Unit and Heart and Vascular Center at Delta Regional Medical Center. Couvion brings over 20 years of nursing experience with her to the unit. Couvion received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. She […] [...]

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