Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi’

Rochelle Culp has a passion for a healthier Mississippi

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Alan Turner, Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Rochelle Culp, project director for the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Madison, Yazoo and Holmes counties, has a passion for good health. Following her education at Holmes Community College and Belhaven, she had a successful career of 18 years with Allstate Insurance Company. But during all that time, she was a health-conscious individual, and “I made […] [...]

PHIL HARDWICK — Buy and flip or buy and hold?

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, column, Mississippi, NEWS, Phil Hardwick

Dear Phil: My husband and I have an opportunity to buy a rather run-down house in a nearby neighborhood. I feel like it is just too good an opportunity to pass up. We are undecided on whether to buy it and resell it as is, buy it and have a contractor make the necessary repairs […] [...]

Drivin’ and honky-tonkin’ — Bridging the Blues returns for third year

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Blues, Business, Delta, Mississippi, music

The state of Mississippi is actively engaged in a campaign to “package” the blues in an effort to promote regional tourism, a prime example being the multi-state Mississippi Blues Trail. That is also the mission of the Bridging the Blues (BTB), a tri-state music pilgrimage that takes in more than 100 musical events, including 15 […] [...]

MBJ Marketplace the venue for state’s businesses

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, MBJ Marketplace, Mississippi, NEWS, Trade Mart

Dozens of Mississippi businesses showcased their goods and services last Friday as the Mississippi Business Journal held its inaugural Business Marketplace at the Trademart in Jackson. Formerly the Business Expo, the Marketplace featured some vendors selling products on the showroom floor — a move the MBJ made to accommodate visitors who wanted to shop as […] [...]

WHAT’S THE PLAN? Map to market for GreenTech’s MyCar not yet clear

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Automotive, Business, Mississippi, NEWS

Automotive startup GreenTech will soon be sending its MyCar to a “Neighborhood Electric Vehicle” market experts say is still in its infancy, at least outside of California. The two-seater MyCar is limited to speeds of 35 mph and prohibited on major highways. The car is expected to begin coming off the assembly line at GreenTech’s […] [...]

TAKING OFF — Delta Group finds ready market for drones

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: agriculture, Business, Mississippi, NEWS

Though its roots go all the way back to the 1920s, Delta Group has shown that it is not afraid to embrace new technology. As example, the company that is best known as a farm equipment dealer began offering precision agriculture products when the high-tech devices first arrived on the market in the 1980s. Now, […] [...]

JRA will cover $1.5 million HUD repayment for Farish St. blunders

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, economic development, Mississippi, NEWS

The Jackson Redevelopment Authority agreed Wednesday to cover a demand from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for repayment of $1.5 million HUD invested in downtown’s dead Farish Street project. The City of Jackson had agreed to repay the money over three years starting in December 2016. But that could have left in […] [...]

EPIC Pharmacies appoints Jay Romero as CEO

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

EPIC Pharmacies Inc. of Cockeysville, Maryland, has appointed Jay Romero, R.Ph., as CEO effective Jan. 1, 2015. Romero has had a long and successful career in independent pharmacy. He has been an independent pharmacy owner for more than 10 years and a practicing pharmacist for more than 20 years. Romero currently serves on the EPIC […] [...]

Terri J. Bickham joins Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Terri J. Bickham, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis as a nurse practitioner. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi and her master of science in nursing from Mississippi University for Women. As a Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis provider, Bickham will be providing services at Hattiesburg, Bay Springs, Collins, […] [...]

Ramey Agency welcomes Amy Mardis and Tania Romano

by Published: September 24,2014

Tags: advertising, Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers, PR

The Ramey Agency recently welcomed Amy Mardis as senior account executive and Tania Romano as associate digital art director. Mardis is a native of Kosciusko, and attended Mississippi State University where she double-majored in political science and communication. She has over 10 years of marketing experience. Mardis previously worked at Ramey before moving to Nashville, […] [...]

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