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MDMR receives Tidelands check for $9.5M from Hosemann

BILOXI — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has presented a check for $9.5 million to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources to fund projects to increase public access to waterways and marine conservation management. Hosemann made the presentation yesterday to MDMR Executive Director Jamie Miller. The Tidelands Trust Fund Program began in 1994. Mississippians own the public trust tidelands, the ...

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USM gets big check to build new pedestrian pathway

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi’s plan to build a new pedestrian pathway on the Hattiesburg campus has received a major boost on after Southern District Highway Commissioner Tom King presented a check for $683,560 to the university. Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett accepted the check provided by the Mississippi Department of Transportation as part of a grant, ...

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Delta alderman arrested for forging check

BELZONI — According to State Auditor Stacey Pickering, special agents from the Auditor’s Office have arrested Belzoni Alderman Charles Thurman. Thurman has been indicted on one count of uttering forgery by a Humphreys County Grand Jury. Thurman is accused of hiring an unlicensed contractor, George Schroeder, to perform work at City Hall. Following completion of the work, a $4,500 check ...

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Tornado-torn town gets more recovery funding

SMITHVILLE — The town of Smithville has received $1.3 million to help with its ongoing recovery from a 2011 tornado. Gov. Phil Bryant presented Monroe County with a check last Friday. The money will be used to help cover the cost of the town’s domed gym and safe room at the Smithville Attendance Center. The north Mississippi town was devastated ...

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Check-cashing firm buys 10 more stores across Miss.

MADISON — All American Check Cashing announced today the completion of the acquisition of 10 payday loan retail stores today throughout Mississippi. Terms were not disclosed. This marks the second merger and acquisition for All American this year and increases the total number of retail stores in Mississippi and Louisiana to 44.  The payday loan retail stores were located in ...

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Capital City switching to new payroll system

JACKSON — A new payroll system in Jackson won’t cut the pay of city employees, but workers still will receive less money for the first seven months of 2013. The Clarion-Ledger reports the city is switching to a bi-weekly pay system from the bi-monthly one it uses now, spreading employee pay over 26 pay periods instead of 24. At the ...

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Bryant presents $1M check for Delta music museum

CLEVELAND — Gov. Phil Bryant visited the Delta State University campus yesterday to present a $1-million check to the Cleveland Music Foundation as the first installment for the establishment of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi in Cleveland. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is planned to be a more than 20,000-square-foot facility dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of music and the cultural ...

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All American closes on another acquisition

MADISON — All American Check Cashing has completed the acquisition of Payday Solutions, LLC, of Denham Springs, La. Terms were not disclosed. This marks the fifth merger and acquisition for All American this year and increases the total number of retail stores in Mississippi and Louisiana from 32 at the beginning of 2012 to 41. Michael Gray, president of All ...

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All American completes purchase of Check Exchange locations

MADISON — All American Check Cashing has completed the acquisition of six Check Exchange of Mississippi retail locations. Terms were not disclosed. This marks the second merger for All American this year and increases the total number of retail stores in Mississippi to over 38. In June, All American completed the merger and acquisition of Emergency Cash of Byram and ...

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All American Checking enters Louisiana with acquisition

MADISON — All American Check Cashing has expanded operations into Louisiana with the opening of its Slidell, La., location. The retail store marks the company’s first operations outside of Mississippi and is part of its major expansion plan for 2012. Michael Gray, president of All American, said, “We believe that Louisiana fits well within our footprint with several other retail ...

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