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DECD program provides hope

In the wake of its completed merger with Nashville-based First American Corp., last week’s news of job cuts and branch closings at Deposit Guaranty came as no surprise. With today’s competitive marketplace, we can only expect more mergers and subsequent layoffs as companies unite and streamline in an ongoing march to profitability. However, displaced workers are a concern. The Mississippi ...

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At long last, Jackson gets some good news

Rising from the miasma of race-baiting politics and ineptitude the Capital City is notoriously known for, comes the announcement that 1,100 homes will be built in a new north Jackson housing development. Working together, the H.C. Bailey Company, Fannie Mae, Trustmark Bank and city officials put together the Forest Park project. The partners hope that a sense of community will ...

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