Archive | April 11th, 2012

Senate OKs charter schools funded by school district dollars

April 11, 2012

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The Mississippi Senate Wednesday passed legislation to allow public charter schools to operate in the state, though each school opened must receive approval from a newly created independent commission. Under the measure approved by the Senate, local schools districts will have to find the charter schools, though federal and sate dollars the districts receive can […]

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Hancock’s 1Q earnings to be reported April 26

April 11, 2012

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Hancock Holding Co., parent of Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank, will announce first quarter 2012 financial results on April 26 after the market closes. Management will host a conference call for analysts and investors at 9 a.m. Central Time on Friday, April 27 to review the results. A live listen-only webcast of the call will […]

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After over decade of study, Corps endorses deepening Savannah’s port

April 11, 2012

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The Port of Savannah’s chances for sharing in an expected massive increase in ocean shipping through an expanded Panama Canal received a huge boost Wednesday morning after the Army Corps of Engineers gave a greenlight to deepening the port’s shipping channel. The announcement ends a 14-year wait by the Georgia Ports Authority for permission to […]

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Bailey retiring as MDCC president

April 11, 2012

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MOORHEAD — Mississippi Delta Community College’s president is stepping down May 31 after 11 years of leading the two-year school. Larry Bailey announced his retirement in an email to employees Monday. He said retirement will allow him to spend more time with his family and to pursue other goals. Bailey has spent 19 years at […]

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