Archive | April 10th, 2013

Laundry processor creating 150 jobs in Columbia

April 10, 2013

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Pensacola, Fla.-based Crown Health Care Laundry Services Inc. will set up laundry processing operations in Columbia, a move that will create about 150 jobs for the South Mississippi community. The company, which provides specialized laundry services and linen rentals to the health care industry, will make a $6 million investment to establish the Columbia operations. […]

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MEC’s annual meeting to put focus on car making, defense contracting

April 10, 2013

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Updates on two of Mississippi’s main economic drivers – car manufacturing and defense contracting – will highlight the Mississippi Economic Council’s annual meeting Thursday in a gathering at the Jackson Convention Complex. The event’s luncheon includes remarks from Gov. Phil Bryant and Maj. Gen. Augustus Collins, commander of the state’s National Guard and Air Guard. […]

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Fear Fete comes back to haunt D’Iberville

April 10, 2013

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“Do you like scary movies,” asked the villainous slasher Ghostface of Wes Craven’s chilling “Scream” series. The Gulf Coast apparently does. The third annual Fear Fete Horror Film Festival says it will haunt the Grand Theater 18 in D’Iberville on October 18-20th. Fear Fete has been one of the South’s premier horror film festivals, showcasing many […]

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Is motivation more important than money? Dan Ariely makes the case

April 10, 2013

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Making money ain’t everything. Before you e-mail me and tell me I am crazy, watch this TED Talk from Behavioral economist Dan Ariely. He lays out the argument that what motivates us to work isn’t necessarily money or joy. Instead, it would appear that most of us thrive on meaning more than money. Making constant progress […]

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