Archive | September 26th, 2011

WalMart gets extra 90 days to buy Canton SuperCenter land

September 26, 2011

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Radio reports and rumors have it that Canton’s WalMart SuperCenter is a dead deal. A delay has occurred in the purchase of the land for the store, but plans for the SuperCenter are still very much alive, says Tim Coursey, executive director of the Madison County Economic Development Authority. Coursey’s agency owns the 18 acres […]

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Mississippi No. 9 in Business Survey

September 26, 2011

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According to Area Development Online, the Magnolia State has placed in the top 10 for best places in the United States for doing business. The state placed just ahead of California and behind other southern states Texas (1st), Georgia (2nd), Alabama (3rd), South Carolina (4th), Louisiana (6th), North Carolina (7th) and Tennessee (8th).

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SmartSynch Press Conference LIVE TWEET

September 26, 2011

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MBJ technology writer Stephen McDill is micro-blogging an ongoing news teleconference with executives from the Mississippi-based energy tech company SmartSynch. A company representative told us last week that SmartSynch had secured a major contract with a nationwide utility that will be big news for the company and will create Mississippi jobs. You can follow this developing […]

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