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December Incorporations – 2010

Here is the December list of the state’s newly incorporated businesses from the Secretary of State’s office. Listings include business name, type, date formed and location. December Incorporations 2010

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November Incorporations – 2010

Here is the November list of the state’s newly incorporated businesses from the Secretary of State’s office. Listings include business name, type, date formed and location. November Incorporations 2010

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2 Miss. House Democrats unseated

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two of the state’s four U.S. House members – conservative Blue Dog Democrats caught in a wave of voter discontent with Washington. Republican Steven Palazzo, a state representative from Biloxi, unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor of Bay St. Louis in the southern 4th District. Republican Alan ...

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Tourism traffic, motor coaches pouring in

  People are on the road again to visit one of the Southeast’s most prominent heritage tourism destinations, the City of Vicksburg. “This spring we have seen a considerable increase in our tourism traffic, especially in the motor coach sector,” said Vicksburg Convention and Visitor’s Bureau executive director Bill Seratt. “We have placed television advertising in our key feeder markets ...

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Charming visitors with a little bit of everything

  Confidence seems to be growing that the economy is coming back, and that bodes well for Meridian’s outlook for tourism in the summer of 2010. “We are cautiously optimistic that we will again have a great summer,” said Suzy Johnson, executive director, Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. “Our tourism indicators continue to reflect a positive trend in terms of hotel ...

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One year and already an anchor

Convention center helping make Capital City a destination location Years prior to the grand opening, the citizens of Jackson overwhelmingly voted in support for a convention complex. And when it finally opened last year, the grand opening celebration attracted more than 30,000 guests through a free community open house and reception.  Now one year later, the Jackson Convention Complex has ...

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Some state organizations favor Florida for conventions

Some, though, like Mississippi Manufacturers Association prefer to spend money at home Florida, especially Destin, is a popular destination for the annual meetings and conventions of many Mississippi organizations. Representatives said members often use these conventions as family vacation time and want to go out of state.  The Mississippi Manufacturers Association is putting smiles on faces of people in the ...

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Groups still booking events, just later

The trend across the country has been to book convention time at the ‘last minute’ Large and small conventions are being held in Mississippi, but the national recession is having an impact in size and planning. Tourism professionals who work with meeting planners and groups say the latest trend is to not book as far in advance as in the ...

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Budget travel keeps folks close to home

Ever tried being a tourist in your own hometown by visiting that museum or lake you’ve never gotten around to? Or, have you opted to take day trips to see the sights at cities within a couple hours drive? If so, you have participated in the phenomenon that has become more popular in the U.S. in the past several years ...

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State’s college towns offer exciting lifestyle

College towns are always a special place. There’s an excitement in the air from all the students who are not only there to learn, but to explore the world outside of their own home. Coffee shops, restaurants, book stores, boutiques and great night life seem to go hand-in-hand with a college town. In Mississippi, the “Big Three,” Hattiesburg, Starkville and ...

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