Archive | February 7th, 2014

Bills to constrain taxing methods on multi-state companies progress in Legislature

February 7, 2014

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JACKSON, Mississippi – Some members of the Mississippi Legislature fear last summer’s state Supreme Court ruling that bumped the one-year Mississippi tax bill of Atlanta’s Equifax Credit Information Services from zero to over $700,000 will tarnish the state’s “business friendly reputation.” To undo the perceived damage, two Republican-sponsored bills designed to make it harder for the […]

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Gentiva Health to cut ‘hundreds’ of jobs, close 46 locations

February 7, 2014

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Gentiva Health Services Inc., whose website lists 24 locations in Mississippi, including two in Fl,owood, says it is closing 46 of its home health-care locations across the country. Hundreds of clinicians and other health care professionals are expected to lose their jobs, the Atlanta-based company said in a report published Thursday by the Atlanta Business […]

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AT&T ranks highest in J.D. Power 2014 wireless full-service customer care study

February 7, 2014

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AT&T has been ranked highest in customer service for the second time in a row for national carriers, according to the latest J.D. Power study released this week. In the 2014 Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Study, AT&T outscored all other full-service wireless providers for the overall customer service experience measured across its online, retail, and […]

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MMSA to welcome ‘Small Town, Miss.’ as new member

February 7, 2014

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The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) will welcome a new member next week, and the community that is joining might come as a surprise to many. On Feb. 13, the MMSA will designate the City of Small Town, Miss., an official Mississippi Main Street Community. The designation ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. at […]

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Seminar for high school students and parents to focus on admissions process

February 7, 2014

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COLUMBUS, Mississippi – Mississippi University for Women is hosting a free seminar for high schools students, their parents and others to learn about the college admissions process. The Columbus/MUW branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is teaming up with The Princeton Review to offer the seminar titled “Getting in to College” Thursday, […]

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C Spire completes acquisition of Alabama-based Callis Communications

February 7, 2014

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Merger will expand technology provider’s market presence and offer comprehensive business solutions for customers in Southeast region   RIDGELAND, Mississippi — C Spire announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Callis Communications, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based communications services for businesses. Based in Mobile, Alabama, Callis serves customers in key business markets across the […]

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