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Supreme Court justice David Chandler steps down to run foster care system

Associate State Supreme Court Justice David Chandler is stepping down from the bench to take over Mississippi’s troubled foster care system. The announcement, effectively immediately, was made Monday by Gov. Phil Bryant. Bryant says Chandler and the Division of Family and Children’s Services will report directly to him, instead of to Department of Human Services Executive Director Rickey Berry. The ...

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Former MBJ reporter Clay Chandler to become Gov. Bryant’s communications director

Clay Chandler will become communications director for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant at the end of the month. He will succeed Nicole Webb. She and her husband, Kevin, are returning to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and she plans to focus mainly on raising their two children. Chandler, a northeast Mississippi native, begins the job Nov. 30. Since 2004, he has worked ...

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MBJ wins 14 awards in MPA newspaper contest

The Mississippi Business Journal won 14 awards, including eight first place awards and finished second in General Excellence Saturday at the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest at the IP Biloxi Resort and Casino. The MBJ competed in the Weekly Division B category along with other mid-size weeklies. Contest entries were from newspapers in Mississippi for work published in 2013. Staff writer ...

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Bradley Lum provides mental tools, education for aspiring athletes

Bradley Lum is president of Guardian Elite in Jackson. Lum is a former Ole Miss baseball player and teacher and coach. Q — What kinds of services does Guardian Elite provide for amateur and professional athletes? A — Our mission is to educate and equip athletes to leverage their skills and abilities into life-long success. With that said, our primary ...

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Mississippi Business Journal wins 5 APME awards

The Mississippi Business Journal won five awards during the weekend in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors newspaper contest. Staff writer Stephen McDill captured a first-place in feature writing for “Moog Master,” a story on Madison engineer Bill Hemsath who invented the Minimoog, a first-generation modern synthesizer. Staff writer Clay Chandler took a second place in sports enterprise writing for ...

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MSU's Shaw targets January for CottonMill Marketplace construction

The $70-million CottonMill Marketplace mixed-use development in Starkville looks like it could begin in January, according to a story in the Columbus Commercial Dispatch this morning. The two phases of the project will total about $120 million, according to Mississippi Business Journal reporter Clay Chandler. The first phase will include the renovation of the old E.E. Cooley Building into office ...

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