Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi’

Biloxi’s White Pillars looking for just the right operator

by Lisa Monti Published: April 7,2014

Tags: BILOXI, Business, Gulf Coast, Harrison County, Mississippi

The owners of the fabled White Pillars restaurant, under restoration on Biloxi’s beachfront, are as picky about who they lease or sell it to as they were when they operated the fine-dining showplace. They trucked in top quality beef, flew in premium duck and went through 1,000 pounds of veal bones every week for stock. […] [...]

State’s Creative Economy potential to be focus of the MEC’s annual meeting

by Ted Carter Published: April 7,2014

Tags: Blake Wilson, Business, chamber of commerce, economic development, MEC, Mississippi, Steve Azar

Leaders from across the state are showing great confidence in the direction Mississippi is moving and in the ability to improve its economic competitiveness, the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) says in reporting on a survey done during the MEC’s Blueprint Mississippi Pathway to Progress Tour,. Business and community leaders rate Mississippi as a newly emerging […] [...]

Entrepreneur Center: Helping you find your corner of commerce

AA Calibration Services founder Larry White says it took less than a minute back in 2004 to realize the layoff notice he had just received represented the opportunity of a lifetime. To be more exact, White said, it took about “30 seconds to recognize this opportunity.” White, a retired Navy aviation electronic technician, reacted to […] [...]

DOR: State’s general fund stands to lose more than $100 million annually through the new tax apportionment rules

by Ted Carter Published: April 7,2014

Tags: Business, finances, government, Mississippi, money, Politics, taxes

A bill to limit how and when the Mississippi Department of Revenue can use a market-based taxing method in calculating the tax bills of multistate businesses in the state passed the Legislature Tuesday morning. Legislators also put limits on the DOR’s authority to demand multistate companies provide combined tax returns. The DOR has insisted on […] [...]

Dr. Judith W. Smith is now seeing patients at Memorial Physician Clinics in Biloxi

by MBJ Staff Published: April 3,2014

Tags: BILOXI, Business, Gulf Coast, Harrison County, healthcare, Mississippi

Memorial Physician Clinics’ Dr. Judith W. Smith, orthopedic surgeon, is now seeing patients at the Popp’s Ferry Road office in Biloxi. Smith is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in the state of Mississippi with fellowship training in foot and ankle reconstruction surgery. She graduated cum laude with her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in […] [...]

Tournament officials hire John Mercer, Jonah Beck, Renee D’Agostino and Diana Gustafson

by MBJ Staff Published: April 3,2014

Tags: Business, Country Club of Jackson, Golf, Mississippi

Century Club Charities, host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship, along with title sponsor, Sanderson Farms, has hired a full-time tournament staff. John Mercer is the director of sales. Mercer previously worked for Mizuno, host communications, advertising sales and sponsorship sales at the University of South Alabama. He graduated from Millsaps College where he was […] [...]

Sanderson Farms Championship moving to Country Club of Jackson

by MBJ Staff Published: April 3,2014

Tags: Business, Country Club of Jackson, Golf, Mississippi

Mississippi’s only PGA Tour event plans to move to Country Club of Jackson, ending a 20-year relationship with Annandale Golf Club. The Sanderson Farms Championship has been played at Annandale in Madison, Miss., which is a suburb of Jackson, since 1994. This year’s tournament is scheduled for Nov. 6-9. The move is pending approval by […] [...]

USM’s Dr. Eric Powell selected for Gulf Coast’s Masters Program

by MBJ Staff Published: April 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi

Dr. Eric Powell, director of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) in Ocean Springs, has been selected to be part of this year’s 2014 Masters Program announced by the Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation. Powell came to GCRL from the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, located at the School of Environmental […] [...]

The Citizens Bank names presidents

by MBJ Staff Published: April 1,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi

Blake Walker has joined the The Citizens Bank and will serve as president in its Hattiesburg office. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Walker has long been involved in a number of civic and economic development endeavors across the region. He is a member of the Sales and Marketing Professionals of the Pine […] [...]

GranthamPoole, CPA’s Melanie D. Morrow recognized by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

by MBJ Staff Published: April 1,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Mississippi

GranthamPoole, CPA’s Melanie D. Morrow, CPA, CFE, CCS, was recently recognized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as the organization’s chapter leader for February 2014. A native of Jackson, Morrow earned her bachelor’s and M.B.A. from Mississippi College. She is a member of the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the American Institute […] [...]

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