Archive | April 18th, 2012

Business expansion, partnership create 60 jobs in Natchez

April 18, 2012

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Gov. Phil Bryant and officials with the Blaine Companies and Fores Canada Inc. announced the creation of 60 new jobs for Natchez and Adams County. The two companies are partnering to produce and strengthen frac sand. Frac sand is used by the oil and gas industry for hydraulic fracturing of conventional and unconventional reservoirs, such […]

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Metropolitan Bank doing business out of new Ridgeland HQ

April 18, 2012

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Metropolitan Bank has officially opened its new Mississippi headquarters in Ridgeland at 1069 Highland Colony Parkway in The Township at Colony Park. The 15,500-square-foot headquarters is home to Metropolitan’s executive offices, including commercial and personal banking, and mortgage lending. The new office employs 19 associates, which was the driving force of bank leadership’s decision to […]

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Former secretary of state, KiOR board member Condoleeza Rice visits Mississippi

April 18, 2012

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Former secretary of state and national security adviser Dr. Condoleeza Rice stopped at Mississippi College yesterday to visit with students and attend a fundraising dinner. The nation’s chief diplomat under President George W. Bush talked about her early interest and work on Soviet-American relations and the complex relationship the U.S. maintained with Russia following the […]

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