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Peavey honored for lifetime achievement

Music-and-audio innovator Hartley Peavey received the 2010 MIPA Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor in the global music-products industry, at the Musikmesse International Press Awards in Frankfurt, Germany, March 25. Chosen by the votes of more than 100 magazines worldwide, Peavey accepted the MIPA Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award during the annual Musikmesse and Prolight + ...

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SBA selects Maisano as state's best

The Mississippi U.S. Small Business Administration has selected Jonathan Maisano as its 2010 Small Business Person of the Year. Maisano’s Fine Wine and Spirits, open since Dec. 2005, is a wine and spirits business located in Ocean Springs. Maisano opened the business shortly after Hurricane Katrina and after much hard work now offers over 1,000 wine choices, 500 spirits gathered ...

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SBA selects Maisano as state’s best

The Mississippi U.S. Small Business Administration has selected Jonathan Maisano as its 2010 Small Business Person of the Year. Maisano’s Fine Wine and Spirits, open since Dec. 2005, is a wine and spirits business located in Ocean Springs. Maisano opened the business shortly after Hurricane Katrina and after much hard work now offers over 1,000 wine choices, 500 spirits gathered ...

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USM honors faculty and staff

University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders recently honored current and former members of the university’s faculty and staff and introduced the charter members of the Centennial Legacy Circle during the Centennial Convocation Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus. The Centennial Legacy Circle includes current and former members of the university’s faculty and staff who have 40 or more years of ...

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SBA presents ARC Loan proceeds

On March 30, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) district director Janita Stewart presented ARC Loan proceeds to two Simpson County small business owners. The businesses are Ballyhoo Gifts and Douglas Diamonds, and each received loans of $35,000.

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McGregor managing TEC's sales

TEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Allen McGregor as sales manager located in the Jackson corporate office.  In this role, McGregor will be working closely with the marketing and operations divisions developing sales strategies, conducting extensive sales training and implementing blueprints in new product introductions in rural markets of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. McGregor brings nearly 20 years ...

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McGregor managing TEC’s sales

TEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Allen McGregor as sales manager located in the Jackson corporate office.  In this role, McGregor will be working closely with the marketing and operations divisions developing sales strategies, conducting extensive sales training and implementing blueprints in new product introductions in rural markets of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. McGregor brings nearly 20 years ...

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Nature Conservancy adds new board members

Ten business and community leaders from throughout Mississippi recently joined the board of trustees for The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi. The new board members are: • Cari M. Field of Pascagoula is the environmental affairs manager of First Chemical Corporation. Prior to that, she served more than 13 years on active and reserve duty as an officer in the U.S. ...

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Stadler hired by Ameristar Casinos

Ameristar Casinos Inc. has named industry veteran George Stadler as senior vice president and general manager of its casino-hotel property in Vicksburg. Stadler previously served as vice president and general manager of Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall in Tunica.

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MSU researchers contribute to book

Research by the Southern Rural Development Center at Mississippi State University has been included in a new book about positive approaches to community development. “Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy” includes a chapter by SRDC director Lionel “Bo” Beaulieu and his colleague, Mark Harvey, assistant sociology professor at Florida Atlantic University. Harvey completed his post-doctoral work at ...

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