Archive | February 4th, 2011

Haley Barbour and Khosla Ventures

February 4, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Gov. Haley Barbour and a venture capital firm backing three of the most recent green energy startups purchased by the state of Mississippi will both be speaking at a California energy conference for high-rollers hosted by the editors of The Wall Street Journal. ECO:nomics “will bring together the world’s top CEOs, policymakers, […]

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Renasant enters Atlanta suburbs with purchase of distressed Roswell bank

February 4, 2011

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Tupelo-based Renasant Corp., parent of Renasant Bank, extended its regional reach with completion of a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-assisted acquisition of troubled American Trust Bank of Roswell, Ga. American Trust’s three suburban Atlanta locations will reopen Monday as Renasant Bank. The acquisition expands the $4.5 billion Renasant to 14 full-service locations in North Georgia, providing […]

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IT takes the stage Feb. 17 with Lockheed Martin’s ‘IT Day’ in Jackson

February 4, 2011

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By Stephen McDill Aviation giant Lockheed Martin has scheduled its third annual “IT Day” for Feb. 17 at the Jackson Convention Complex. Lockheed is a leading provider of information technology to the U.S. government and company representatives say they hope the day long event will encourage growth in the IT industry in Mississippi. “By learning […]

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