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Brittany Bell joins WAPT-16 weather team

by Ross Reily Published: September 13,2013

Tags: Business, communications, hurricane, JACKSON, media, Mississippi, technology, tornado, WAPT, Weather

16 WAPT has added meteorologist Brittany Bell as the station’s weekend evening weather expert. Bell, a Mississippi State University alumna who graduated in three years with a 4.0 GPA, joins 16 WAPT from sister station KHBS/KHOG in Ft. Smith/Rogers, Ark.   [...]

Claire Barker joins Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Claire Barker has joined the Jackson office of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, where she will practice with Wyatt’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Service Team. As a senior associate at Wyatt, Barker will concentrate her practice in the areas of government and public officials’ liability, labor and employment law and general litigation. Barker comes to […] [...]

Ricky Nobile on Proposed Sales Tax Ooversight for Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

by Ricky Nobile Published: September 13,2013

Tags: Cartoon, Chokwe Lumumba, JACKSON, Mississippi, ricky nobile

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Trophy season? Deer herd looking good for upcoming season

According to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, the state’s whitetail deer herd is smaller than it was last year as hunters prepared to take the field. And, that is a good thing. “Our deer population last year was high — extremely high; ridiculously high,” said Lann Wilf, leader of the MDWFP’s Deer […] [...]

Deane Smith & Partners, Mad Genius partner to grow business across the nation

After a year in which the Mad Genius branding firm of Ridgeland brought home awards for Best in Show and Best Overall, it would be hard to believe there are many weak spots in its creative organization. Still and yet, Mad Genius CEO Rick Moore believes whatever weak spots his firm may have once had […] [...]

Choctaw Books closes doors after 3 decades of book business

Choctaw Books owner Fred Smith is emphatic that customers understand why all of his books are marked down 30 percent. “It’s a store closing sale. I’m not going out of business,” Smith says from behind a desk piled high with books and appraisal orders. “Its not like I’m dying.” It’s been a busy month for […] [...]

State’s booksellers are skeptical of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding, the Internet’s trendy new way to fund everything from music videos to medical procedures, has caught the eye of independent booksellers struggling to keep their doors open. The New York Times recently reported that book dealers in San Francisco and New York City were resorting to asking for donations on popular crowdfunding sites like […] [...]

Former football star looks to score with new public relations office

Todd Smith is returning home – at least in a business sense. Smith, a former star football player (and sometimes mascot) at Jackson Academy and now president and chief communication officer of Deane, Smith and Partners, says the Jackson area is home for the new office of his Nashville-based public relations, marketing, advertising and branding […] [...]

UMMC in talks to make Jackson’s Landmark home for 300 workers

Downtown’s long vacant Landmark Center is the preferred choice of the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center for a new workplace for around 300 information technology workers and other support staff. The governing board of the Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning would have to approve UMMC’s purchase of the 340,000 square-foot building, which is on the […] [...]

Texas developer touts Jackson convention center hotel plan

Texas hotel developer Journeyman Austin has submitted what it says is a confidential unsolicited proposal to build a 304-key, eight-floor convention center hotel on Pascagoula Street across from the Jackson Convention Complex, complete with a multi-floor-above-and-below ground parking structure. » SEE UPDATE TO THIS STORY …  JRA agrees to let Journeyman Austin vie for convention […] [...]

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