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Byington moves to Capitol

After 42 years with the Clinton Police Department, chief Don Byington is leaving to take another full-time law enforcement job as head of the Mississippi Capitol Police. Byington will retire from the city of Clinton Dec. 31 and the next day will become administrative director of the Capitol Police, a force that’s a little larger than the 50-employee Clinton Police ...

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The "jewel" of Main Street

Bob Wilson, executive director, Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA), said Clinton is really one of the “jewels” of the Main Street program. “There are a lot of things that figure into its success,” Wilson said. “From the beginning, Main Street Clinton was fortunate to have a very supportive mayor and city council. Mayor Rosemary Aultman realized that Main Street is ...

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Clinton losing ADP as company shifts up to 100 jobs to Georgia

Automatic Data Processing, a business-outsourcing provider more commonly known as ADP, is shutting down in Clinton and moving its approximately 100 jobs to Augusta, Ga. New Jersey-based ADP has not responded to phone calls over the last couple of days but a spokesman for the Mississippi Development Authority confirmed the company’s departure from the South Pointe Business Park (the former ...

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Rice says wouldn't return as secretary of state

CLINTON — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she wouldn’t want to hold that position again. >> BUSINESS BLOG Former secretary of state, KiOR board member Condoleeza Rice visits Mississippi>> “You should never go home twice,” Rice told reporters at Mississippi College in Clinton. Rice visited the school Tuesday to address benefactors at a scholarship banquet. She also participated ...

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Proposed sign law in Clinton criticized

CLINTON — Clinton business owners are making it clear how they feel about a proposed city sign ordinance that restricts height and other characteristics of their best advertisement. Jackson attorney James Peden told the Clinton Planning and Zoning Commission at a recent hearing, if the ordinance is adopted, the city would be shooting itself economically in the foot. In the ...

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Orman wins William Carey honor

Pamela Harvey Orman of Clinton received the William Carey University Circle of Excellence Award from the School of Business during Homecoming ceremonies held recently in Hattiesburg. Orman, a 1982 graduate of Carey with a degree in business administration, began her banking career with Citizens Bank of Hattiesburg, which is now Trustmark National Bank. She is vice president and chief privacy ...

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Madison approves smoking ban

MADISON — Madison has adopted a smoke-free-air ordinance, switching from a voluntary ban on tobacco that all city businesses followed. The change passed unanimously on Tuesday. Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler is expected to sign the ordinance Wednesday or Thursday. The law will go into effect 30 days after she signs it. Butler tells The Clarion-Ledger the reason for moving from ...

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Going where the people are

If it’s all about location, location location, then Pinelake Church has chosen wisely MADISON — Membership growth at Pinelake Church in Flowood has led to the addition of two campuses and a proposed third campus is in the works. The church’s administration began tracking the growth approximately four years ago and noticed that members were driving from across the Jackson ...

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Q&A: Cathy Coughlin, Attorney at Law, Clinton

Law was her dream Coughlin always knew what she wanted to do A seventh-generation Mississippian, Cathy Coughlin is a graduate of the Mississippi College School of Law and maintains a law practice in Ridgeland with an emphasis on family law, wills and estates, contract law and personal injury.  She recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal’s Nash Nunnery to ...

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