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Running with the big banks

Peoples ranks third in the nation in ARC loans Peoples Bank, a Mississippi-based, family-owned bank with five locations, ranks third in nation for the number of America’s Recovery Capital loans administered through the U.S. Small Business Association. The bank, whose slogan is “Mississippi’s Main Street Bank,” ranks behind J.P. Morgan Chase Bank and Wells Fargo. “They’re a little bigger than ...

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Southern Miss turns 100

University changes Hattiesburg’s direction Arguably, the most important date in the community and economic development history of the City of Hattiesburg is March 30, 1910, On that day, Mississippi Normal College, dedicated entirely to teacher training, was chartered by the Mississippi Legislature. The first class had a mere 227 students led by 17 faculty members. A century later, that institution ...

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