Archive | June 21st, 2013

GodwinGroup makes leadership changes

June 21, 2013

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JACKSON, Miss. – June 20, 2013 – GodwinGroup today announced major changes to the firm management structure as a key step in a national expansion initiative. Chairman and CEO Philip Shirley said, “Over the past five years, we have transformed our company from a regional ad agency into an integrated national specialty firm with clients whose markets […]

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Shareholder vote near on Renasant takeover of First M&F

June 21, 2013

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TUPELO, Mississippi – Affirmative shareholder votes Tuesday will clear the way for Renasant to begin a $119 million acquisition of Kosciusko’s First M&F Corp. in a move designed to give the $4.2 billion regional bank a Central Mississippi presence and increased market shares in the northern part of the state as well as in Tennessee […]

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Innovate Mississippi taps Mayo Flynt for chairman

June 21, 2013

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Innovate Mississippi announces the election of Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi board of directors. Rich Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co. was elected vice chairman. “We’re fortunate to have such a high-powered and dedicated board that gives their time so generously to strengthen the innovation economy […]

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Mississippi’s May casino revenues offer economic encouragement

June 21, 2013

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For those who judge casino spending as an indicator of increased leisure spending and economic recovery, May was a good month. Just 30 days after one of the worst casino revenue months in the last 15 years, an abrupt reversal by the state’s Gulf Coast casinos in May have sparked Mississippi casinos to their first […]

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(VIDEO) Camille Seaman: Amazing views from a storm chaser

June 21, 2013

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Photographer Camille Seaman has been chasing storms for 5 years. In this Ted Talk she shows stunning, surreal photos of the heavens in tumult. TED Senior Fellow Camille Seaman photographs big ice and big clouds.

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