Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Forecasters predict slower-than-normal hurricane season

GULF OF MEXICO — A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said today, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared. The El Nino, which warms part of the Pacific every few years and changes rain […] [...]

Keeping our eye on… Casey Combest

by Published: October 11,2013

Tags: BlueSky Studios, Business, Mississippi, New York City

Vancleave native Casey Combest earned a sociology degree from Mississippi College and was chasing down a graduate degree at Reformed Theological Seminary when he decided to pursue a career in the music business industry. “I saw that there was a desperate need for a linchpin that would work for musicians as they tried to bridge […] [...]

‘Rules of Civility’ evokes glittering and gritty Manhattan of late 1930s

by Published: September 23,2012

Tags: Amor Towles, Big Apple, New York City, Rules of Civility

If you like the Manhattan borough of New York City, you’ll like Amor Towles’ “Rules of Civility.” It’s not just that this novel is set in the Big Apple, but the city itself is a character. Only in New York could this story take place. The setting is 1938. Manhattanites are surviving — or not […] [...]

Q&A: Bill Rayburn, Co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of FNC Inc.

Bill Rayburn is co-founder, CEO, and chairman of the board of FNC Inc., a Mississippi-grown mortgage technology company that delivered its first solution in early 1999. Under Rayburn’s leadership, the technology company invented and developed a residential real estate Collateral Management System (CMS) that revolutionized the mortgage industry. Rayburn initially tackled the responsibility of raising […] [...]

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