Archive | July 25th, 2013

Biloxi baseball project still alive, but it may be for 2015

July 25, 2013

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Proposed Biloxi minor league baseball stadium (Courtesy of Dale Partners)

When the Southern League baseball season begins next April, there probably will not be a team in Biloxi as was originally proposed. Instead, it probably will be in town by April 2015 – but there’s an outside chance it could be on the coast as early as next summer. “We’re close to closing the window […]

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Trustmark 2Q earnings get boost from wealth management, insurance gains

July 25, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — The wealth management and insurance businesses of $11.7 billion Trustmark Corp. turned in a solid financial performance in the second quarter, the Jackson.-based financial services company announced Wednesday. The website Bank Investment Consultant reports that wealth management services generated $6.9 million in revenue for Trustmark, up 20.4 percent year-over-year. Revenue from insurance […]

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WaPo obituary hails hero of Emmett Till trial

July 25, 2013

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Willie Reed did not know Emmett Till, the young black man whose murder in the Mississippi Delta became one of the most infamous lynchings in the history of the Jim Crow South. Mr. Reed saw him only once — on Aug. 28, 1955, during the last hours of Till’s life — in the back of […]

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J.D. Power ranks Southern region utilities on customer satisfaction

July 25, 2013

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J.D. Power has published the following survey results for its 2013 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. The study ranks midsize and large utility companies in four geographic regions including East, Midwest, South and West. Companies in the midsize utility segment serve between 125,000 and 499,999 residential customers, while companies in the large utility segment serve 500,000 […]

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(VIDEO) Paul Kemp-Robertson: Bitcoin. Sweat. Tide. Meet the future of branded currency

July 25, 2013

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Currency — the bills and coins you carry in your wallet and in your bank account — is founded on marketing, on the belief that banks and governments are trustworthy. Now, Paul Kemp-Robertson, in this TedTalk, walks us through a new generation of currency, supported by that same marketing … but on behalf of a […]

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New restaurants in D’Iberville

July 25, 2013

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D’Iberville is welcoming two new restaurants that recently were OK’d to open by the Mississippi Department of Health. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (3821 Promenade Parkway) has a delicious sounding menu that features Texas style chopped beef brisket, sliced beef brisket, Southern pulled pork, spicy cheddar sausage, “old recipe” Polish sausage and of course ribs. John Lockett is […]

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New business opening in Pascagoula

July 25, 2013

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Ica Latin Sports Bar & Grill (3011 Ingalls Ave.) in Pascagoula is opening soon. The menu will feature fried hot dogs, hot chicken wings, a variety of sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, fried yucca root, fried fish, calamari, shrimp, mussels, pork ribs and fried bananas, along with beverages, wine and beer. Owner is Luis A. Torrealva. » Read […]

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New owner to publish Pass Christian’s Gazebo Gazette weekly

July 25, 2013

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Jace Ponder, the new owner and publisher/editor of the biweekly Gazebo Gazette in Pass Christian, will return the community newspaper to a weekly schedule and pump up coverage of local news and sports. He also wants to add the city’s and school district’s legal notices to keep residents informed. Ponder said weekly publication will resume […]

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Baker Donelson recognized for taking care of its staff

July 25, 2013

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The law firm of Baker Donelson has earned yet another award, this one for operating an exemplary workplace. Vault Inc. has named Baker Donelson a winner in the 2014 edition of  “Best Law Firms to Work For,” ranking it among the top 10 law firms in the country. This national ranking is based on feedback […]

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