Archive | July 10th, 2013

NORTHWAY: Steve Knight should be first-ballot Hall of Famer

July 10, 2013

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Trivia question: Which men’s basketball head coach has the most career wins at one school in Mississippi collegiate history, all levels? Hint: He set the record several years ago, is still at the same institution, still winning games. The answer is: Steve Knight. Wonder how many of you are thinking — who? And, that’s a […]

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Austin developer preparing unsolicited proposal for Jackson convention center hotel

July 10, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Tampa’s Robinson Callen Development may soon have company in a quest to build a convention center hotel in Jackson. While Robinson Callen has a head start with its unsolicited $60 million proposal having received an official blessing from the Jackson Redevelopment Authority’s Board of Commissioners on June 25, Austin, Texas, hotel developer […]

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Health Department: Buffalo fish linked to disease

July 10, 2013

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming three newly diagnosed cases of Haff disease, a rare but serious illness caused by an unidentified toxin in buffalo fish that can cause a condition called rhabdomyolysis. Rhabdomyolysis is a muscle injury syndrome that causes pain, stiffness and rarely, kidney damage. The three Mississippi cases are members […]

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Veterans, military spouses job fair is Tuesday in Jackson

July 10, 2013

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Jackson,” a hiring fair Tuesday for veterans and military spouses. The event begins with a 9 a.m. workshop, followed by the job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. It will be held at the Mississippi Trade Mart at the State Fairgrounds in downtown Jackson. […]

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Biloxi’s Lyons, former Jackson Mets to join baseball All-Star festivities

July 10, 2013

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1989 Barry Lyons New York Mets baseball card

Biloxi native Barry Lyons and several Jackson Mets from the 1980s will participate in Major League Baseball All-Star Game festivities leading up to Tuesday’s game at Citi Field in New York. Lyons, who played on the New York Mets’ 1986 world championship team, will be one of the legends of the game signing autographs during […]

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CEO Silverman moves from Madison to Brandon

July 10, 2013

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Crossgates River Oaks Hospital has a new — but familiar — chief executive officer. Glen Silverman has accepted the role of CEO of the hospital in Brandon after having served in the same capacity at Madison River Oaks Medical Center in Madison, a position he had held since 2010. Silverman has been with Health Management […]

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