Archive | May 17th, 2013

C Spire activates 4G LTE in Canton

May 17, 2013

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C Spire Wireless recently activated 4G LTE service on a new cell site in Canton expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched last December for the city. 4G LTE allows C Spire customers to download apps and game faster, open files almost instantly, do real-time video chat, surf the mobile […]

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Michigan’s Debbie Stabenow speaks as Delta State hosts 78th annual Delta Council

May 17, 2013

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CLEVELAND, Mississippi —  Politics, agriculture, and the economy were the hot topics on a rainy Delta morning as hundreds gathered for the 78th annual meeting of Delta Council, Friday, May 17, on the campus of Delta State University. The event kicked off in the Bologna Performing Arts Center with a presentation by political analyst Stu […]

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Nissan statement on UAW subsidies study

May 17, 2013

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Nissan North America has responded to a recent United Auto Workers study on incentives it received from the state of Mississippi. “Nissan has more than met the requirements for job creation called for in the state’s incentive package. Our 5,000 team members hold some of the most secure jobs in Mississippi and enjoy competitive pay well above […]

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Hancock Bank statement on branch closures

May 17, 2013

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Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank have released a joint statement detailing the closures of more than 40 of its banks in five states. Only one Mississippi bank will reportedly close. As discussed during the recent Gulf South Bank Conference in New Orleans, Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank will close a combined 40-45 branches across the […]

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(VIDEO) Lessons in business management — from prison

May 17, 2013

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Jeff Smith spent a year in prison. But what he discovered inside wasn’t what he expected — he saw in his fellow inmates boundless ingenuity and business savvy. He asks: Why don’t we tap this entrepreneurial potential to help ex-prisoners contribute to society once they’re back outside? (From the TED Talent Search event TED@NewYork.) In […]

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