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Country Squire builds legacy as state's oldest tobacconist

Tobacco is as much a part of the Old South as bourbon and blueticks. There’s a light-hearted exchange on the leaf’s virtue in the 2003 Civil War movie “Gods and Generals.” “Colonel Stuart, do you use tobacco?” Confederate general Stonewall Jackson asks a junior officer. “No sir, not in any form,” answers Stuart. “Neither do it,” Jackson replies dryly, “I ...

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Registered lobbyists preparing to represent clients’ issues to Legislature

When the 2011 Mississippi Legislature convenes Jan. 4, registered lobbyists will be on hand to make their clients’ issues known to representatives and senators. Hayes Dent of Yazoo City says it’s clear to all observers that the state’s budget will be the key issue in this session. “There are two separate and distinct philosophical views on this, and as long ...

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