Archive | September 25th, 2011

First M&F closing 5 branches and selling one more

September 25, 2011

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In closing five branches and selling another, Merchants and Farmers Bank CEO & Chairman Hugh Potts Jr. says the Kosciusko-based First M&F Corp. is adjusting to a banking market in which fewer customers rely on brick and mortar locations. But he insists the move that involves eliminating slightly more than 50 jobs is an adjustment […]

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‘Modest’, ‘subdued’ economic activity for Mississippi regions

September 25, 2011

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Overall lending at a sample of large banks increased modestly through August within the Federal Reserve’s St. Louis District, which includes northern Mississippi, reports the Fed’s Beige Book, a tracking of economic activity released by each of the 12 Fed district s on Sept. 7. The new report details economic activity for the three-month period […]

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Local firm helps promote world-record chocolate bar

September 25, 2011

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Since founding Broadcast Media Group Inc. in Starkville in 1996, Robbie Coblentz has worked numerous marketing/PR campaigns all over the state and nation. The production company has won numerous awards for its work, including an international Telly Award just this past summer. But he and his team recently completed work on the promotion of a […]

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