Archive | February 15th, 2011

Fed greenlights Cadence acquisition; March 1 closing set

February 15, 2011

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By Ted Carter Having gained Federal Reserve approval Tuesday, Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. says it expects its acquisition by Community Bancorp LLC to be completed by March 1. The Fed approval marked the last regulatory hurdle for the takeover of Cadence, said John Boydston, director of marketing. “This completes all of the regulatory requirements for […]

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What is a diploma worth?

February 15, 2011

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By Wally Northway A lawsuit brought by students of a proprietary college here in the Magnolia State should be a warning to Mississippians about the potential ramifications of budget cuts at our public universities. Last week, a group of 14 former nursing students at for-profit Virginia College sued claiming that they only found out after […]

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