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Taxpayer costs adding up in legal fight over Jackson airport

Lawyers have billed taxpayers more than $400,000 so far in a power struggle over control of the airport in Mississippi’s largest city. The federal court fight is an extension of a bitter legislative debate. People who say Jackson should maintain control of the airport have accused white suburban Republicans of unlawfully trying to steal an asset controlled by Democratic officials ...

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Community Bank building new headquarters in Flowood

Community Bank has announced its plans to construct a new headquarters located in Flowood. “We are proud to be a part of Rankin County, having been a member of this community for over 20 years. Community Bank is delighted to further our commitment to the area by bringing this new state of the art headquarters that will serve as the cornerstone for ...

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Mississippi firm buys Mexican asphalt business for $70M

A Mississippi company is buying the Mexican asphalt business of an Oklahoma company. SemGroup Corp. of Tulsa, Oklahoma said Monday that it was selling the business to Ergon Inc. of Flowood, Mississippi, for an estimated $70 million. The business includes 14 asphalt terminals and two laboratories. Privately-held Ergon owns refineries in Mississippi and West Virginia and also has other mostly ...

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Dubois rejoins Community Bank

Shane’ E. Dubois has recently re-joined Community Bank as a Business Development Officer in the Flowood office. Dubois will help identify and assist customers with their banking needs, as well as represent Community Bank in the community. The Jackson native is on the Flowood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Rankin County School District Foundation Board, and is a ...

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(UPDATED) Ohio shopping center company buys Lakeland Commons

  By TED CARTER A Beachwood, Ohio shopping center company is the new owner of Lakeland Commons, a fully occupied 460,000 square-foot retail center in the heart of Flowood’s thriving retail corridor along Lakeland Drive. The acquisition is the first in Mississippi for Chase Properties Ltd., which has retail centers in the Midwest, and the Southern and Eastern United States. ...

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Another Newcomb digs into the fast-casual food business

By JACK WEATHERLY  Don and Chris Newcomb are the father-and-son team that created McAlister’s Deli and Newk’s Eatery, two very successful fast-casual food chains based in Mississippi. And John Newcomb? Same family – nephew to Don and first cousin to Chris. Different restaurant. Freshii, a chain started by Matthew Corrin in 2005, will have grown to 300 restaurants in 85 ...

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Sombra Mexican Kitchen to open in Flowood

  Nashville-based 4-Top Hospitality will open a Sombra Mexican Kitchen in Flowood in November, its second in metro Jackson. The second Sombra will follow one in Ridgeland’s Township, which opened four years ago. At 111 Market Street off Lakeland Drive, it will seat 225 and have a patio. A Cheddar’s was located there till it closed early this year. 4-Top ...

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