Archive | June, 2013

Two Duvall Decker projects honored with Gulf States Awards

June 24, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi —  Jackson architectural firm Duvall Decker Architects, P.A. took home two top regional design awards during the American Insitute of Architects Gulf States Region Design Awards ceremony in Denver, CO. The Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center at Tougloo College and the Oak Ridge House in Jackson were the only […]

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Lt. Gov. Reeves releases statement on Medicaid special session

June 24, 2013

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“I have talked with Gov. Bryant and Speaker Gunn, and we have agreed the House will take up Medicaid reauthorization first. I support extending the agency for one year to study ways to reform the program, improve care and find efficiencies to save money. “Earlier this year, the Senate reauthorized and funded Medicaid without expansion […]

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MDA: Hankins Lumber Company re-opening in Grenada

June 24, 2013

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GRENADA, Mississippi — Officials from Hankins Lumber Company have announced the company is reopening its facility in Grenada, Miss., following a 15 month closure due to the downturn in the economy. The project represents a $1.5 million investment and is creating 120 jobs, many of which will be filled by former employees working at the […]

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Help navigating Obamacare available at new Balch & Bingham blog

June 24, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Balch & Bingham LLP has launched the Affordable Care Act Review, a blog authored by members of the firm’s Affordable Care Act Strategists, a cross-disciplinary team created to provide advice and guidance on the ACA. The ACA Review, at acareview.com, serves as a resource to provide information, practical commentary and analysis to […]

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Teach for America names Deborah Elmore Vice president of teacher leadership development

June 24, 2013

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OXFORD, Mississippi — Teach For America today announced the appointment of Deborah Elmore as the vice president of teacher leadership development in the Mississippi region. Elmore has 36 years of experience teaching and leading schools and school improvement in Mississippi and Florida. In her new role, Elmore will support Teach For America staff and 375 […]

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C Spire activates cell sites in Forrest, Boliver counties

June 24, 2013

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C Spire Wireless says it has recently activated two cell sites for customers in Forrest and Boliver counties. In a release, the Ridgeland company says: The Forrest County site improves coverage, in-building service and capacity for residents and businesses in areas northeast of the city of Petal along Lynn Ray Road, the community of Leeville […]

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Delta Regional Authority to invest $102,125 in local manufacturing facilities in Montgomery County

June 24, 2013

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Expansion of Screw Conveyor Corporation will bring new jobs to north central Mississippi WINONA, Mississippi —  Montgomery County’s economy will receive further investment from one of its anchor industries, Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill announced today. The DRA will invest $102,215 in the expansion, reparation, and renovation of manufacturing facilities for the Screw […]

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MBJ wins General Excellence, 14 awards at MPA newspaper convention

June 24, 2013

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The Mississippi Business Journal won 14 awards, including the General Excellence award during the weekend in the Mississippi Press Association Better Newspaper Award convention at The Beau Rivage in Biloxi. It was the second time in three years the MBJ has won the General Excellence award. Staff writer Ted Carter won a first place in the  prized […]

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CNN Money names tech highest-paid CEOs

June 24, 2013

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CNN Money has this year’s list of the technology industry’s highest-paid CEOs. The top three spots this year were snagged by Oracle’s Larry Ellison ($96.2 million), Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer ($36.6 million) and eBay’s John Donahoe ($29.7 million). According to CNN Money, Larry Ellison only earns an annual salary of $1 but after cash compensation and […]

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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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