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Robert Gooden inducted into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union Director Robert Gooden has been inducted into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame. Created in 1993, the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame is the state’s highest credit union honor, recognizing individuals that have devoted their life to the philosophy and success of credit unions at the local, state or national level. Robert Gooden began ...

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Outlets of Mississippi hire Shanna Head, director of marketing

Shanna Head joined the Outlets of Mississippi in January 2016 as Marketing Assistant and Graphic Designer and was recently promoted to Marketing Manager and Graphic Designer. She also handles social media as well as a fashion and lifestyle blog for the Outlets of Mississippi. Having started off in the field of graphic design with an Associate’s degree from Hinds Community ...

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Hopkins announced as new development officer

A familiar face has joined Mississippi University for Women’s Office of Development & Alumni team. Timothy L. Hopkins, who served as the university’s senior admissions counselor, was recently announced as The W’s new development officer. A W alumnus, Hopkins obtained his degree in bachelor of arts in psychology with a minor in family studies in 2009. He earned his master ...

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Mississippi city laying off 10 employees as it faces deficit

A Mississippi city says it’s laying off 10 full-time employees as it struggles with a $14 million shortfall. News outlets reported that officials in Pascagoula said the layoffs will take effect Sept. 1. A recent audit uncovered the shortfall. The auditor told city council members that nothing indicated money had disappeared or that anyone personally profited. City manager and attorney ...

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Mississippi zoo faces money woes, idea of temporary closure

The city council in Mississippi’s capital city has approved $200,000 to cover the Jackson Zoo’s “depleted” budget. The funds will cover basic expenses such as payroll and animal care for August and September, until the next fiscal year begins Oct. 1, The Clarion Ledger reported . Last month, zoo employees saw steep pay cuts and its executive director said the attraction was ...

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206 Fish, Steak & Seafood House opening downtown Tupelo

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal TUPELO – After nearly three years of running Southern Steak & Fish, owner Blake Estes has decided to go in another direction. He closed the restaurant on Industrial Road over the weekend, but is opening a new restaurant in about three weeks. It will be called 206 Fish, Steak & Seafood House. It will ...

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Renasant customers get new quick payment app

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal Waiting for money to show up in your account – or a merchant’s account – doesn’t always have to take a few days. Digital P2P, or Peer-to-Peer, payment systems like PayPal, Venmo and Square aren’t new, but the transfer of money isn’t instantaneous. But a new system, Zelle, promises to have the exchange done ...

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Vicksburg District’s Chief of Design Branch receives Commander’s Award

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has announced that David L. Wallace, recently received the Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity. Wallace received this award for his contributions to the EEO Program. Wallace is responsible for supervising and managing the branch to provide engineering design activities to support the Vicksburg District’s civil works program. ...

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