Tag Archives: Greenville

Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan resigning, has late-stage cancer

September 18, 2012

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Greenville Mayor Chuck Jordan has told the Mississippi Business Journal he is resigning office after just nine months having learned he has advanced-stage pancreatic cancer. Tupelo Mayor Jack Reed Jr. also shared the news at his city council meeting Tuesday, which was tweeted by  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reporter Emily LeCoz. Jordan made an official […]

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Veteran journalist Sallie Gresham dies at 67

April 3, 2012

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Sallie Ann Neblett Gresham, the former senior editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville, died Tuesday, the newspaper reporter. She was 68. Former colleagues called Gresham a consummate professional with sincere compassion for others. Gresham worked at the newspaper for 43 years until her retirement in 2009, when she moved to Florida to be […]

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ALL BUSINESS: Former bank president Chuck Jordan hits the ground running as new Greenville mayor

December 21, 2011

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In an election year when politics dominated headlines, perhaps Chuck Jordan’s sweeping victory in the Greenville mayoral race topped them all. In a surprising landslide victory, banker-turned-politician Jordan took more than 64 percent of the vote to become Greenville’s next mayor. Not only was this his first political campaign, Jordan, a white, took 40 percent […]

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Heather Hudson vs Bennie Thompson?

April 20, 2011

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By Amy McCullough Greenville Mayor Heather McTeer Hudson recently announced she was running for Congress in Bennie Thompson’s district. Is Thompson running? Thompson’s office returned a call to the MBJ this morning regarding an interview, but at press time none had been scheduled. For the moment at least, we’ll have to keep guessing. UPDATE (11:20 […]

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