Archive | February 6th, 2013

Senate property panel OKs Blount’s office consolidation proposals

February 6, 2013

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State Sen. David Blount’s is seeing early success with a pair of bills to consolidate 28 state offices now scattered throughout the metro area into privately owned vacant office space within the Capitol Complex, an area extending from downtown to Lakeland Drive. Blount’s bill has won approval from the Senate Public Property Committee and now […]

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MEDC opens 2013 winter conference

February 6, 2013

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The Mississippi Economic Development Council kicks off their winter conference today through Friday at the Hilton Hotel on County Line Road in Jackson. “Driving Tomorrow’s Development” will bring together economic developers from across Mississippi to discuss ways to create jobs and grow their communities. “Our mission is simple,” MEDC president Arnie Williams told the MBJ. […]

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Buyer sues DiamondJacks owner to get back deposit

February 6, 2013

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The Oklahoma Indian tribe that planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, La., and Vicksburg is now suing to get back the $6.25 million deposit it put down on the purchase. Global Gaming Solutions, a unit of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, wants a federal bankruptcy judge to declare it didn’t break its agreement […]

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