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Vicksburg’s Anderson-Tully Company sawmill lays off 80 humans

December 6, 2012

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VICKSBURG — Anderson-Tully Company is shutting down a second shift at its Vicksburg sawmill and is laying off 80 employees by Jan. 4. The company tells the Vicksburg Post that the move has been in the works for two months because of a depressed housing market. “This is a core business decision to right-size production to […]

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Sod farmers shaken by economy, weather

October 7, 2011

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For the state’s sod growers, 2010 was a year to forget. Rocked by low demand due to the lack of new construction as well as adverse weather patterns, the industry saw many producers forced out of business, and those that survived struggled to remain a going concern. Unfortunately, producers will hold no fond memories of […]

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Scurlock’s Donut Shop is giving Jacksonians a tasty destination

September 20, 2011

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Since 2009, Scurlock’s has been waking up early to give downtown Jacksonians a tasty destination for breakfast and lunch. MBJ-TV goes into the kitchen for a behind-the-scenes look at this small business success story.

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Parkway Anticipates Realty Regime Change

September 7, 2011

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Longtime Parkway Properties CEO Steve Rogers has announced he is stepping down at the end of the year. MBJ-TV recently visited with Rogers and his successor Jim Heistand to talk about the history and future of the Jackson-based public commercial real estate company.

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