Posts Tagged ‘merge’

United Mississippi merging, adding two counties to footprint

NATCHEZ — United Mississippi Bank officials say a merger will expand the Natchez-based bank into Franklin and Amite counties. UMB President Sammy Porter tells The Natchez Democrat the merger, which is being completed through a stock purchase agreement with People’s Bank of the South and PBFC Holding Company, is a “great thing” for both banks. […] [...]

Legislation advances that would consolidate school districts

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY — Some House members want to merge the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts. The House Education Committee has advanced House Bill 716, which would combine the two districts on July 1, 2015. It goes to the House for more debate. Rep. Toby Barker, a Hattiesburg Republican sponsoring the proposal, says students in […] [...]

Merging research

As at all of Mississippi’s public institutions of higher learning, Mississippi State University is looking to cut costs where possible. However, a recently announced merger of two of the land grant university’s departments is also expected to increase the quality of scientists’ research. Late last year, Mississippi State University announced it was merging the Department […] [...]

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