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Hancock chamber snares $50,000 grant for ‘smart growth’

BAY ST. LOUIS – The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce now has a growth management specialist on board to help prepare a “smart growth” initiative that has been funded with a $50,000 grant from a regional community development organization. “We want folks to be thinking a little differently about how they build and develop,” said Sue Chamberlain, who was recently ...

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Oxford consultant tackles workplace violence issues

OXFORD – Think the workplace is safe? Guess again. Homicide on the job is the second leading cause of death and the number one cause of death for women at work, according to the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and The Center for Women in Government. “We are a very violent society, and it’s pointless to say that ...

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