Archive | July 27th, 2012

(VIDEO) William Winter wants to save old Hinds County Armory

July 27, 2012

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Once a popular meeting space for the community, the Hinds County Armory has sat in ruins at the Mississippi Fairgrounds since the Easter Flood of 1979. Despite its dilapidation it has peaked the interest of former Gov. William Winter and Mississippi agriculture commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith. Now a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives & […]

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McComb embraces public-private partnerships for development

July 27, 2012

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Leaders in the City of McComb took a significant step forward with the goal of growing their economy and tax base by taking swift action ratifying the Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan (TIF) as a tool for development and redevelopment in their city. Mayor Whitney Rawlings and the Board of Selectmen voted this week to […]

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ABA chief says Weill ‘misguided’ in wanting big banks broken up

July 27, 2012

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Who would have expected this reaction? The head of the American Bankers Association is disappointed and dismayed by the about-face Citigroup chairman emeritus Sandy Weill has done on breaking up the nation’s big banks. Push the pause button on such thinking, Frank Keating, ABA president & CEO, urges. Weill, often described as godfather to the […]

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