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Hunter Douglas plant again wins top safety award

TUPELO — For the fifth time in seven years the employees of Hunter Douglas in Tupelo will receive the company’s highest safety honor and award for best overall safety program in 2010. Hurley Mitchell, president of Manufacturing Group, Hunter Douglas North America, will present the President’s Safety Award, which recognizes excellence in occupational safety and health, to the 130 employees ...

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SBA chooses Calhoun as Mississippi's best

JACKSON — Small Business Person of the Year winners from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam will converge on Washington, D.C., in mid May 2011, when one of them will be selected as National Small Business Person of the Year. The state winner from Mississippi is John D. Calhoun, Ph.D., CEO of Integrated ...

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Zata3 takes home three Reed Awards from D.C.

JACKSON — The Jackson- and Washington, D.C.-based political communications firm Zata3 took home three wins for political consulting work at the annual Reed Awards in Washington. Zata3 was also a finalist in seven additional categories. The Reed Awards, held by [ITAL]Campaigns & Elections[ITAL] magazine, recognize excellence in campaign management, political consulting and political technology. Zata3’s award-winning entries for the Reeds ...

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Chinn & Associates named best firm in state

JACKSON — Mark Chinn and Chinn & Associates, PLLC have been designated “Family Law Firm of the Year in Mississippi” by Corporate INTL magazine. Chinn has practiced law for over 33 years and enjoys a perfect 5.0 “Preeminent” rating in the field of family law. He is the author of three American Bar Association books, “How to Build and Manage ...

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Barbour presents Medal of Service to seven leaders

JACKSON — Harry Martin of Tupelo is a longtime economic developer who helped bring tens of thousands of jobs to northeastern Mississippi. The Rev. John Perkins of Jackson is a religious leader who has worked tirelessly for civil rights and racial reconciliation. Al Rosenbaum is a former Meridian mayor who helped lift his city’s fortunes through work in government, business ...

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MEDC honors communities for development

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Economic Development Council Inc. (MEDC) recently honored winners of the Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) at the 2010 MEDC Summer Conference in Biloxi. The CEDA honors communities throughout Mississippi for their efforts to advance their economic viability through economic and community development programs during the 2009 calendar year. In category I with a population less ...

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West Point, Woodville take Main Street honors

Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant is old enough to remember when Capitol Street in Jackson served as the state’s largest and most popular shopping destination. “How exciting that was for us,” Bryant said, recounting the shopping trips he and his brother would take with their mother to Downtown Jackson. While she shopped, Bryant said, he and his brother would watch a ...

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Dale and Associates honored for lighthouse restoration

BILOXI — Dale and Associates Architects, P.A. (DAA) has been honored with the Outstanding Preservation Project Award by the City of Biloxi for the recently completed Lighthouse Renovation. According to the city, the award is “for untiring efforts and dedication in helping preserve and promote the history of our community.” The historic landmark sustained heavy damage from Hurricane Katrina in ...

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DSU educators recognized by AT&T

CLEVELAND — Dr. Sharon Ford, Delta State University (DSU) associate professor of accounting, and Dr. Paul Starkey, DSU chair, Division of Management, Marketing and Business Administration and professor of management, were recently presented the AT&T Mississippi Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. Ford has been a faculty member of DSU for the past nine years. She received her bachelor’s degree from Valley ...

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BancorpSouth wins two regional awards

TUPELO — BancorpSouth Inc. has been recognized by financial services consulting firm Greenwich Associates with two regional awards for overall satisfaction from bank customers. The first regional Greenwich Excellence Award was based on results in 2009 from 13,000 interviews with national businesses having sales of $10 to $500 million annually. The second Greenwich Excellence Award was for small business banking ...

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