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Hallquist appointed customer account manager at TEC of Bay Springs

TEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Hallquist as Customer Account Manager at TEC of Bay Springs. Hallquist is responsible for servicing and maintaining customer business. Hallquist attended Jones County Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi where she studied Business Management and Marketing. She has 10 years of experience in the customer relations industry. Hallquist resides ...

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Fuse.Cloud first to move company headquarters to Landmark Center

Fuse.Cloud, a business technology services provider specializing in voice over IP (VoIP), fiber internet and other cloud-based solutions, has announced their plans to move to Landmark Center in downtown Jackson. This move, effective this October, comes alongside Fuse.Cloud’s effort to accommodate the continued growth of the company. The expansion includes the addition of a Louisiana-based sales director and eight new ...

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George Cole named director of race and sports betting at IP

IP Casino Resort Spa has named George Cole to the position of Director of Race and Sports Betting. George Cole Cole will oversee sports betting operations for two Boyd Gaming-owned properties in Mississippi — IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi and Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall in Tunica Resorts. Cole started his career with Boyd Gaming at The Orleans ...

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Peoples Financial Corporation announces appointment of three to board

The board of directors of Peoples Financial Corporation, parent of The Peoples Bank, announces the appointment of Padrick D. Dennis, George J. Sliman, III, and A. Tanner Swetman to the board of The Peoples Bank. Padrick Dennis joined Specialty Contractors and Associates, Inc. in 2010 and currently serves as Vice President of Construction and Operations. George Sliman is Director and ...

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Dossett and Martin ranked in 2018 Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Two Mississippi shareholders from Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the 2018 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide, the third edition of the guide which covers the private wealth market. Overall, five Baker Donelson attorneys were recognized. James K. Dossett Jr. and Leonard C. Martin, of the Jackson office were recognized in the area of Private Wealth ...

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Analysis: Road money session waits on lieutenant governor

JEFF AMY A special session to seek more money for Mississippi’s roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen without Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ agreement, and many observers aren’t sure what he wants. Gov. Phil Bryant has been facilitating talks among himself and fellow Republicans Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, seeking an agreement. “Any ...

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Mississippi hospital fires employee over racial slur video

A Mississippi hospital says an employee recorded on video using a slur offensive to African-Americans has been fired. WJTV-TV reports the video was taken Saturday at a Flowood doughnut shop. Donut Palace employee Keaundrea Wardlaw filmed the encounter with Kyle Thomas using a cellphone. Wardlaw says Thomas was upset about the service. She says she didn’t want to get him ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: GOP leaders call Democrats dangerous enemy

BILL CRAWFORD Mississippi Democrats are a scary, dangerous enemy. Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves set the stage in Neshoba County Fair speeches. Gunn focused his speech on stern warnings about Democrats, according to a Y’all Politics report. Reeves claimed he had been “under attack from Democrats and their liberal allies in the media,” reported ...

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Black soybean farmers claim they were sold faulty seeds

Soybean farmers David Allen Hall and Tyrone Grayer had high hopes when a farm-show salesman told them the seeds he sold would bring good yields in their fertile Mississippi Delta fields, and were less likely to be damaged by weeds. But as the plants began to grow, Hall, Grayer and other black farmers who bought certified seeds from Stine Seed ...

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