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Chamber opposes agencies' relocation

JACKSON — The board of directors of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce has adopted a resolution opposing the relocation of two state agencies outside of Jackson and Hinds County. The resolution states: “WHEREAS, the 2010 Mississippi Legislature has under consideration a bill that would issue bonds to pay for the construction of a new central headquarters building to house the ...

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ANCHOR Awards established

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled 1st Annual Small Business ANCHOR Awards Breakfast. The ANCHOR Award has been created to honor, reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding small businesses in Jackson County. Nominations must be received by the chamber no later than Aug. 7, 2009, in order for the company to be considered. The nominee ...

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Chamber awards small business grants

BILOXI — On July 8, the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce awarded $12,000 in small business grants during “Breakfast with the Mayor” held at Edgewater Mall. The board of directors of the chamber of instituted a small business grant program to assist with small business development in the Biloxi area. The program’s aim is to assist small businesses in development and ...

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Thompson says in 'lockstep' with business community

JACKSON — Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) told an audience at the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership’s membership luncheon today that he and the Second District’s business community agree on almost everything. “With the exception of one issue, I’m in lockstep with the business community, and that’s the plight of the less fortunate,” Thompson said. Thompson spent about 30 minutes running down ...

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